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Title:
101 tips for the parents of boys with autism : the most crucial things you need to know about diagnosis, doctors, schools, taxes, vaccinations, babysitters, treatment, food, self-care, and more
Author:
Siri, Ken, author.
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Publication Information:
New York : Skyhorse Publishing, 2015.
Physical Description:
xiv, 237 pages ; 19 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9781629145075
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Book

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Summary

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The latest research shows that more than 1 in 50 boys in the US now has autism, and the number keeps rising. Parents of these boys become full-time researchers, always looking for the latest information on doctors, education, and treatments. Following countless hours of study, Ken Siri is sharing what he has learned. In 101 Tips for the Parents of Boys with Autism you will learn about navigating puberty with your son including issues such as personal hygiene, inappropriate touching, and sex. Parents of boys with autism contend with many unique problems due to increases in size, strength, and aggression as the boy ages. How do you keep both yourself and your son safe when he is suddenly twice your size? 101 Tips for the Parents of Boys with Autism has the answer. Other topics include:

Teaching your son about grooming, washing, and deodorant
Choosing a school
Getting insurance to cover treatments
How to handle bullying
Legal issues and Medicaid pros and cons
Maintaining a social life for both you and your son
Handling marital stress and divorce
Where to go on vacation
And many more!
From what to do when you first suspect your son might have autism to coping with the first diagnosis, following up with comprehensive evaluation, and pursuing education and treatment, 101 Tips for the Parents of Boys with Autism is the book that every parent of a boy with autism needs.


Author Notes

Ken Siri, also the coauthor of Cutting-Edge Therapies for Autism, is the single parent of a boy with autism. He is the founder and president of Consilium Global Research, a Wall Street advisory firm. Ken is active in the autism community in New York City, where he and his son reside.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. ix
Author's Notep. xiii
Chapter 1 Dietp. 1
Chapter 2 Self-Care (for parents and caregivers)p. 17
Chapter 3 Biomedicalp. 27
Chapter 4 Financialp. 43
Chapter 5 Educationalp. 60
Chapter 6 Diagnosis & Doctorsp. 84
Chapter 7 Safetyp. 94
Chapter 8 Pubertyp. 119
Chapter 9 Day-to-Day Lifep. 126
Chapter 10 Parting Suggestionsp. 196
Concluding Commentsp. 207
List of Contributorsp. 208
Resourcesp. 209
Suggested Readingp. 215
Acknowledgementsp. 221
Indexp. 222