A Book About What Autism Can Be Like by Sue Adams

By Sue Adams

Chris and Andrew are excellent buddies, yet occasionally Chris does issues that Andrew does not comprehend.

Chris can pay attention a fly humming while it is a mile away! yet he does not like brilliant flashing lighting just like the ones on Andrew's favorite arcade video game. Chris and Andrew have plenty of enjoyable jointly, yet every now and then they giggle at different issues - it's not relevant even though, simply because everyone seems to be diversified, and being assorted should be quite cool!

Chris and Andrew are right here to aid humans comprehend the reports of a kid with autism, and the way others may also help through figuring out how they're various, and recognising their many designated talents.

This fully-illustrated booklet is concentrated at girls and boys elderly 5+, and in addition serves as a very good start line for relations and lecture room discussions.

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But his classmates understand that. 35 At other times, Chris’s autism means he takes longer than Andrew to think of an answer to a question… 36 …but the answer can be really amazing when his brain finally works it out! 37 Nobody really knows why people have autism. But lots of boys and girls have it. 38 We do know you cannot catch autism from someone else. 39 Chris’s classmates know that things sometimes upset him. And maybe the upsetting things are not the same as they were yesterday. 40 But they also know that Chris has a great sense of humour.

Their ideas were so amazing because they were VERY different from everyone else. 33 Sometimes answers to the teacher’s question rush into Chris’s brain. He has to say them quickly before something else crowds in. 34 He doesn’t mean to take someone else’s turn. But his classmates understand that. 35 At other times, Chris’s autism means he takes longer than Andrew to think of an answer to a question… 36 …but the answer can be really amazing when his brain finally works it out! 37 Nobody really knows why people have autism.

It is not because he does not like the other person. 29 Some people with autism really like bright flashing lights. Others find bright lights painful to their eyes. 30 Even people with autism are different from each other! 31 Lots of famous people in history are thought to have had autism. Edison the inventor, Einstein the scientist… 32 …and Mozart the composer. Their ideas were so amazing because they were VERY different from everyone else. 33 Sometimes answers to the teacher’s question rush into Chris’s brain.

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