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My Friend with Autism

My Friend with Autism

By: Beverly Bishop
Illustrated by: Craig Bishop
Age Level: 6-9
Reading Level: Independent Reader
Genre: Fiction

The young narrator explains that his friend with autism is good at some things and not so good at others — just like everyone else! In an informative, positive tone, he addresses issues such as sensory sensitivity, communication differences, unique ways of playing, and insistence on routine. At the end of the book are notes for adults, which supplement the text with facts and explanations for teachers and classmates’ parents.

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