This picture-led book uses ice-cream sundae ingredients to represent various aspects of autism such as sensory differences, special interests or rigidity of thinking, explaining the different facets of autism in a neutral way. The reader can create their own individual 'ice-cream sundae' to illustrate their personal strengths and challenges, highlighting how it makes them unique and helping to build confidence and self-awareness. It includes colourful illustrations and workbook activities to help children cement their understanding of autism.
Debby Elley is the co-editor of AuKids magazine and the author of Fifteen Things They Forgot to Tell You About Autism. She is a mother of twin teenage sons on the autism spectrum. She lives in Cheshire, UK. Tori Houghton is the co-editor of AuKids magazine and a speech and language therapist with 20 years' experience working in the field of autism. She lives in Southport, UK.
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