Ice cream concept was created by the authors as a way of explaining autism as a difference rather than a disability to children and their parents.
The authors have trialled the book with several families with overwhelmingly positive feedback.
Authors are founders and co-editors of AuKids magazine.
It includes an explanation of the model for adults, and ideas for using the model as part of an engaging learning session.
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.
The Ice-Cream Sundae Guide to Autism weaves autism awareness and education through a clever and holistically sound format perfect for young readers. Great discussions and acceptance can grow from the sharing of this book! - Liane Holliday-Willey, EdD Author of Pretending to be Normal: Living with Asperger’s Syndrome and Safety Skills for Asperger Women: How to Save a Perfectly Good Female Life
What a clever little book! It simplifies the complex world of autism in the tastiest of ways. - Kathy Hoopmann, Author of All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome and All Birds Have Anxiety
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