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Konnect  Books – Social Communication Exercises for Neurodivergent Kids

NEW, Revamped and more neuro-affirming than ever! – The very best way to support Autistic kids socially. Unlike most social skills books written by people who are not Autistic and do not understand Autistic communication, this series of three books does not encourage children to mimic or copy communication which is not natural to us Autistic people. This is – the best thing you can do for your Autistic child.

ISBN: AT-KON-SET-3
Author(s) : Evaleen Whelton
SKU: AT-KON-SET-3

Konnect  Books – Social Communication Exercises for Neurodivergent Kids

NEW, Revamped and more neuro-affirming than ever! – The very best way to support Autistic kids socially. Unlike most social skills books written by people who are not Autistic and do not understand Autistic communication, this series of three books does not encourage children to mimic or copy communication which is not natural to us Autistic people. This is – the best thing you can do for your Autistic child.

What sort of topics will I and my child/ client learn about together?

  • Understanding the many ways people communicate
  • Confidence
  • Expressing our feelings
  • Fairness and Justice
  • Decoding social rituals
  • Literal communication
  • Sarcasm
  • Figurative Language
  • Exaggerations
  • Metaphors
  • Emphasis
  • Perspectives

How will it help me?

You will:

  • Support you to understand where the child’s difficulties lie
  • Talk about sensitive topics with ease
  • Break down the differences in communication
  • Support the child to be themselves
  • Break down confusing aspects of neuro-conformative communication
  • Gain insights from the child’s perspective

How will it help the child?

They will:

  • Gain insights into neuro-conformative communication
  • Understand more about the differences in communication
  • Grow in confidence
  • Learn how to advocate
  • View their communication in a more positive light

Who can use these books?

These books are specially designed to suit multiple users so they are suitable for schools, parents to use at home, professionals to use in practice, grandparents to use with their grandchildren and the beauty is… everyone learns from the books, not just the child.

Do I need some special training to use the books?

Not at all, you can use the books with confidence and the author has included special hints and tips along the way.

Which book is for me?

  • Konnect 1 is suitable for age 4+ used with guidance from a grown up and is suitable for up to about 12 yrs
  • Konnect 2 is suitable for age 6+ (using Book 1 first)
  • Konnect 3 is suitable for age 8+ (using Book 1 and 2 first)

They are best used as a series , using Book 1 as a foundation to the next 2 books- each book builds on the themes in the previous one.

These books are also supported by the Get Konnected Course for professionals by Ausome Training.

Age Suitability:

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Extent:

3 X A4 Books (Book 1: 20 Pages / Book 2: 28 Pages / Book 3: 24 Pages)

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Publication Year:

2022

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