The Asperkid's Launch Pad
Home Design to Empower Everyday Superheroes
For Asperkids, home is both their protected lair and their launchpad into a neurotypical world. In this unique book, JenniferO'Toole provides parents with all the help they need in planningtheir home environment to encourage their Asperkid superheroes tosoar.
The Asperkid's Launch Pad is a visually-ledinstructional guide to preparing a home environment that supports thedevelopment of children with Asperger syndrome. From a bedroom lightswitch that the child can easily reach, to a tucked-away safe placethat he or she can retreat to when feeling overwhelmed or anxious,small changes in the home can boost the child's self-confidence,independence, comfort, and life skills. Award-winning author JenniferO'Toole gives readers a walk-through tour of her home, showing,room by room, how physical surroundings affect Asperkids andhighlighting the latent learning opportunities in every space andobject.
Beautifully presented with colour photographs throughout, thisfunctional and fun book will win a place in the homes (and hearts) ofall parents of children with Asperger syndrome.
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