‘The Little Book of Autism FAQ’s (How to talk to your child about their diagnosis)

£9.99

‘The more I read on, the more there was to love. Hartman covers difficult questions in a compassionate yet straightforward manner, offering clear and positive guidance to parents who may be wondering how on Earth to talk to their children about their diagnosis – all the while discussing autism and neurodiversity in a respectful and encouraging way.’
– Chris Bonnello, author of AutisticNotWeird.com

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How to Talk with Your Child about their Diagnosis and Other Conversations

Davida Hartman, illustrated by Margaret Anne Suggs
Exploring a topic that is frequently brought up, this book helps parents to tell their children about their autism diagnosis. It equips parents with a language of positivity and prepares them to support their children’s relationships with peers and family members.

Empowering and practical, this guide is the perfect companion for parents who are finding it difficult to tell their children about their autism diagnosis. It provides a realistic yet uplifting approach to autism, treating it not as a disability but as a difference.

Not telling children about their autism diagnosis can have a significant negative impact on their mental health; by equipping parents with a language of positivity around autism, the book will make a difference to many children on the spectrum. It advises on how and when to talk to autistic children with both high and low care needs, and provides guidance on supporting children’s relationships with peers at school, as well as how to broach the conversation with the child’s siblings.

Concise and easy to read, The Little Book of Autism FAQs answers parents’ questions with accessible language, preparing them to approach this difficult conversation in a constructive manner.