Learning about friendship: stories to support social skills training in children with asperger syndrome and high functioning autism

This collection of ten fully illustrated stories explores friendship issues encountered by children with autistic spectrum disorders (ASDs) aged 4 to 8 and looks at how they can be overcome successfully.

The book covers issues such as: sharing, taking turns, being a tattletale, obsessions, winning and losing, being taken advantage of, jealousy, personal space, personal hygiene, tact and diplomacy, and defining friendship.

This book will be a valuable resource for teachers and parents of children with ASDs, along with their friends and families, and anybody else looking to help children with ASDs to understand, make and maintain friendships.

The book is available to purchase from the National Autistic Society’s Amazon store http://astore.amazon.co.uk/thenationalau-21/detail/1849051453