"Your Life Skills Learning Books"
Life Skills for Kids with Autism and ADHD
« Excellent interactive books for kids! These life lessons are inspired by social stories and complemented with pictograms. This makes them an excellent tool for training children at different levels. »
- The Autism Association, Quebec Canada
The Books and Workbooks Will Help Your Child With:
- Understanding others, work together, and get along.
- The sibling's perspective – how does it feel to wait for instance.
- Challenging routines – wash hands, get dressed, go to bed, help out wiht food and cleaning...
- Sitting still, doing things in the right order, distractions ...
- The unwritten rules – like asking Mom for permission.
- Sensory sensitivities and seeing the strengths in a child with a diagnosis.
ADRIAN AND SUPER-A is a new series of social skills books that use the Social Stories concept as a base, spanning over 48 thoughtfully illustrated pages with pictograms and other educational material at the end. The books will help the young child to find answers to the big questions of how and why. These social skills books can be adjusted to your child’s age and abilities, and they have been ”edited” by children (3-10 years old) both with and without an autism/ADHD diagnosis. Every child gave a thumbs up! Jessica Jensen has a degree in Social Science and of course a daughter who is a Super-A.
A SUPERHERO WITH AUTISM & ADHD does her flying entry in a new book series reaching the best seller lists. With help of a superhero every child can identify with, a thumb with clever rhymes, a train collecting pictograms in his wagons, and of course ... the resourceful Little Miss Trigger, your child will learn how everyday life works. Adrian and Super-A is an interactive book series tailored to children with autism and ADHD, and it has received the "Readers' Favorite Seal". In the books and workbooks your child will find answers to many important questions in life: How does it feel for someone else? Do we have to ask for Mom's permission? Why should we not start up two things at once? Why do we use soap ... and can we really feel differently about the same thing?!
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“It is a fun book that deals with ordinary, day to day things in a playful way ... very useful and the whole concept […] has been handled in a unique way. The strategies shown in the book are simple and very easy to comprehend.” – Readers' Favorite.
“ I absolutely love your book idea! Thank you for writing for children with autism and ADHD.” – Aunt to autistic nephew
“Adorable and Educational!” – Book Editor
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“Ten thumbs up!”
— 4-year-old girl
“I am Super-A too ...”
— 3-year-old boy
“This book is SUPER-Great!”
— 9-year-old autistic girl
“Can you read it again tomorrow?”
— 6-year-old girl
THE WORKBOOKS are specially tailored for the children with autism and ADHD, as well as their strengths and difficulties. The exercises will help develop your child's executive functions and theory of mind by teaching even a young child to think in steps and understand how others feel. Parents as well as kindergarten or special education teachers can use the STARTERS Workbooks for children three years and up. The SMARTIES Workbooks are suitable for children who can grasp multiple choices at once. Let the motor skills determine how to answer: Point, draw, or give a thumbs up with Thummie the Thumb.
- 1: Adrian and Super-A Bake & Like Differently
- 2: Adrian and Super-A get dressed & say no way
- 3: Adrian and Super-A go to bed & visit space
- STARTERS Wash Hands & Wait, SMARTIES Wash Hands & Wait
- STARTERS Bake & Like, SMARTIES Bake & Like
Social Stories & Life Lessons
The social stories are brought to life by two psychologically creative characters — the impulsive Little Miss Trigger and clever Thummie the Thumb. Help your autistic child or ADHD kid (or any wanna-know-why boy our girl) finding out:
- What is it like to wait for someone else?
- Why not start up two things at once?
- Why use soap and how much?
- Can we feel differently about the same thing?
- Why should we tell Mom when we go?
- How do we take turns to decide?
These Life Skills Use Autism Pictograms
The Pictograms are presented by the ever so patient Raily the Train. (Cut out the pictos at end of book. Or find the free pictograms at http://sclera.be/)
- Washing hands.
- Getting dressed.
- Going to bed.
- Brushing teeth.
Super-A's Autism & ADHD Superhero Powers
- Flying, super vision, super hearing, super feelings, and a super memory.
Who is the favorite in your home?