Book launch to celebrate Autism Awareness Day on April 2nd

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By lynnescrafts | Saturday, March 30, 2013, 19:52

"My A to Z of living with Asperger's Syndrome and Autism" is a new book written by Lynne Watkins from Kingswood, Bristol.  Her two sons, Brynmor (23) and Rhodri (21), were diagnosed with Autism and severe learning difficulties at an early age, whilst Lynne herself was only diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome in 2001 at the age of 40.

 

In the book she describes her experiences as a mother and carer, having an autistic spectrum condition.  Her aim is to help others think better of autistic people, to consider the way they are taught to belong to the world, and to suggest some possible solutions to problems facing them.

 

"I've filled my book with tips and ideas for overcoming difficulties and dealing with the strange situations that can occur when you're a mum with disabled children" said Lynne.

 

As Dr Peter Carpenter (F.R.C. Psych.) states in the foreword:  "In this book, Lynne has not written her life story.  She has illustrated her experiences.  It is full of anecdotes and pragmatic solutions, written with the insight of someone with autism, observing and managing her children with autism.  It is written with humour and with a painful honesty" 

 

It's available from www.amazon.co.uk, by special order from Foyles bookshops, or direct from the author via her website: www.AtoZaspergers.blogspot.co.uk

 

"I would recommend this book not only to fellow teachers, but to parents or carers who come into contact with people who live with autistic spectrum disorders."  Mrs KC Kelly-Markwick, Oakwood Court Specialist College, Dawlish, Devon.

 

ISBN: 978-1-291-29411-8  Published by Lulu

      

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