Incredible Adam and a Day with Autism: An Illustrated Story Inspired by Social Narratives

Incredible Adam and a Day with Autism: An Illustrated Story Inspired by Social Narratives

Based on dozens of intensive interviews with parents, clinical psychologists, teachers, and speech and occupational therapists, Incredible Adam is the illustrated fictional story of Adam, a boy diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. The story follows a social narrative format to depict a typical day in Adam's life within his therapeutic residential school. From the time Adam wakes to the hour he sleeps again, his day presents him with successes to experience and challenges to overcome. With the support of his caregivers and family, he is able to use tools he's learned to help with attention, engagement, and regulation of his behavior. Offering unique insight and understanding into the journey taken by lower skilled children with autism spectrum disorder, Incredible Adam offers parents, caregivers, teachers, and therapists a special tool to help the children in their lives. This book is part of the ORP Library series of disabilities books.