To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. It doesn't take long to read, it's not a daunting tome of science - it's just a quick summary of what Asperger's might mean.

Nice photos of cute cats on each page if you're a cat lover. The photos are delightful and the insights are spot on.

I have said this for years: this book, beautifully illustrated, managed in few pages and simple text to make me laugh, stir up memories, make me nod in recognition and even choke up. It will be a nice coffee table book. It is done in a humorous and gentle way, many of the children I have read this book with started nodding in understanding of what the photo's illustrate. To find out more about Kathy and her writing visit www.kathyhoopmann.com. Save my name, e-mail, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. (Ok, who but Shauna? My daughter has Aspergers and loves this book, as does her little sister. Delightful colour photographs of cats bring to life familiar characteristics such as sensitive hearing, scampering at the first sign of being stroked, and particular eating habits. They are a fun, adorable way to help others understand what each syndrome looks like. My only quarrel with the book is that it uses male pronouns exclusively as if they were gender-neutral or sexist language were acceptable. Love, love, love this book. Oh yes. Please try again. This book was so sweet and yet somehow so depressing at the same time. It discusses the very real struggles of a child with aspergers, and their family.

Should we say a person with autism or an autistic person or someone who is neurodiverse? So when it came time to update my book to current terminology and sensitivities, I was faced with a very difficult task to get things right, especially knowing that word usage and correctness changes regularly. Here's a delightful book explaining the traits of Asperger's Syndrome, with short, simple text over illustrative and cute pics of kittens and cats. He took the book home and sat with his parents pointing and saying, "That's me, that's me." ALL CATS HAVE ASPERGER SYNDROME By Kathy Hoopmann Before Reading the Book: Determine if you have any children in your class with Aspergers Syndrome and consult with the family if their child knows they have this. The reason I gave it 4 instead of 5 stars is that it’s not an easy book, Good for helping children understand an Aspie parent, Reviewed in the United States on January 12, 2018. I remember one boy, after looking at this book, being so relieved to discover he was not alone. My daughter loved it from the moment she set eyes on it and kept referring to how the emotions and traits mentioned in the book were like her own.

It was more like a list of symptoms with some stock photos and like I said some of the wording was even the same as in the other book. 4.5 stars. As we get ready to release All Cats are on the Autism Spectrum, which is a beautiful new edition of bestseller All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome, we spoke with author Kathy Hoopmann to find out more about what changes have been made, and why an update was needed.

It's a very positive and hopeful book. I was almost exactly like the kid described in this book (with kitty photos). Our son's therapist said that this book is great for helping younger children understand the diagnosis through something they usually look at fondly. I'm told boys are more prone to an ASD. I vetted it beforehand and thought it looked harmless enough, plus it was endorsed by our neuropsychologist. I highly recommend this book and I hope it gets an updated version in the future. lol. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. The Asperkid's (Secret) Book of Social Rules: The Handbook of Not-So-Obvious Social Guidelines for Tweens and Teens With Asperger Syndrome, The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder): Revised Edition, Different Like Me: My Book of Autism Heroes, A nice choice for explaining AS to young siblings or classmates, gets some serious business done in a non-threatening, unchallenging way. I stumbled upon this after searching if cats could have autism. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam.

My cat Turbo is 14 years old. It seems that many cats understand the needs and moods of an autistic child and know exactly how to respond. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. Each year I find myself thinking of ways to talk to students about Autism. Her best known work, All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome and All Dogs Have ADHD, Haze, Lisa and the Lacemaker, Of Mice and Aliens and Blue Bottle Mystery, are all published by JKP. This book had the potential for so much more. Since then, there has been much debate and confusion about the correct terminology to be used. This is a great book for helping family, friends, peers, teachers, etc better understand Asperger's and how it impacts the daily lives of children. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published It was a great discussion book for the family. There were even some lines that were the same. Something went wrong. Reviewed in the United States on August 24, 2017. A fantastic book to introduce a child/young person/family to a diagnosis of Asperger Syndrome. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on March 21, 2019. Fifteen years ago it was considered empathetic to say there is a little bit of Asperger’s in us all. https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/crazy-grief/16-creativity-in-grief-F4ESXD6UgL-/, Dyslexia in the classroom -Ten things I have learned working as an SpLD teacher, Pandemic Challenges for Dementia-Friendly Communities. Especially the cat in the snow. Rather than a fun little LOLcats parody that plays up their sometimes mystifying and simultaneously adorable behaviors to make Asperger Syndrome easier for people to relate to, it was simply generalized, humorless descriptions of symptoms set to generic stock images of cats.

My cats do that if I'm yelling at them or asking who knocked this or that over--suddenl. If you have only just begun to discover why someone with Asperger's syndrome is different, this book will inform and entertain you. I have been teaching and working with 11-18 year olds with various problems for 43 years, When I discovered this book about 10 years ago I bought it and the companion book "All Dogs Have ADHD". Warm, comforting, very quick read introducing children and their parents to Asperger's Syndrome. Our son was recently diagnosed with level 1 Autism.

It catches the full range of asperger "flavor"-sweet, smart, funny, unique, and, sometimes, painfully poignant. I have kept it as some of the pages are fine - re loud noises and being interested in doing the same thing over and over again and small things fascinating them for hours. It is a heart-warming and encouraging book and ideal for anybody who cares for an Asperger child, although I would recommend everybody to read it at least once (I have now read it four times), as it helps those of us who are ignorant of this condition to understand it more fully. Your e-mail address will not be published. News and articles from Jessica Kingsley Publishers and our authors. I bought this book to explain to my young children why their parent is a little different. However words do matter, and sometimes we get things wrong, and that’s ok if we are gracious about respecting the views of others and are prepared to use their preferred language once we know what it is.

I would definitely recommend it to anyone who wants a quick look at Asperger's Syndrome or has a child with Asperger's. Wish more books about autism and AS were like this. He absolutely does not like to be handled. Elizabeth Ives Field, author of Building Communication and Independence for Children Across the Autism Spectrum, discusses how the book came about and how it can help parents and educators teach autistic youth to be captains of their own ships!

Now that’s a mouthful! I wanted it to be funnier. This is a significant matter that all cat owners are concerned about.

The text is simple but doesn't talk down to older readers; it just explains Asperger's Syndrome in a very easy-to-understand way. I bought a copy of a book called. You may also be interested in liking our Autism, Asperger’s and related conditions Facebook page. All Cats are on the Autism Spectrum is written with the very best intentions to reflect the wishes of the autistic community in language and concepts. This book totally nailed my daughter's autism/asperger syndrome behaviors. Experts have debated over this matter and they have reached a conclusion that there is a chance that cats can suffer from autism.But, the answer is impossible.The action and the manner in which the cats behave can give an idea about the signs of autism. Obviously there are meatier titles out there with much more detail but for a sensitive and gentle introduction to Asperger's I don't think there's anything else out there that beats this. Please try again. I just read this book for the second time. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. I read it to them before bed and told them they can ask questions. Well worth getting if someone in your life has Aspergers - as my daughter would say - two thumbs and two big toes up from our family! All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome is a great addition for the coffeetable for any residence.

Nice photos of cute cats on each page if you're a cat lover. Which is to say soft non judgmental animals.

(Tony Attwood, author of Asperger's Syndrome and The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome). The fact that they could be linked to a cute cat did help her too on a psychological level - if people can love cats for these traits then surely they wouldn't be horrible to a human for them. Reviewed in the United States on September 25, 2017. In 2013, the diagnostic tool used by professionals in the United States (the DSM5) eliminated the term Asperger Syndrome and placed it under the generic umbrella of Autism Spectrum Disorder. I would wholeheartedly recommend this book as a good introduction to Asperger's for children recently diagnosed with the condition and also for those who are around them, such as family, friends and teachers. If the reader in question loves cats, all the better, because there are some real cuties in here. Here’s a controversial question commonly asked by thousands of cat owners and feline fans all over the world: can cats have autism?. It is a wonderful introduction to a little understoood syndrome. The descriptions provide an accurate balance between the qualities and difficulties associated with Asperger's syndrome, while the photographs will make the journey of discovery enjoyable and remarkable. I don't know how many copies I've bought. It is very sweet and discribes her perfectly in a lovely and kind way. If you have only just begun to discover why someone with Asperser's syndrome is different, this book will inform and entertain you.

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