Parenting Rewired: How to Raise a Happy Autistic Child in a Very Neurotypical World (Paperback)
Parenting an autistic child as a neurotypical adult can be challenging but it doesn't need to feel impossible This essential guide will help you reshape your approaches to parenting.Packed with lived-experience insight and easy-to-follow advice this transformative guide will change how you view the behaviour of your autistic child and challenge you to rewire your thinking to see the world through the autistic lens. This guide challenges the common misunderstandings surrounding autistic behaviour, such as emotional dysregulation in public settings or meltdowns at mealtimes. Parents and carers will be given a deeper understanding of why your child behaves the way they do and how a change in your parenting approach is key to relax and resolve difficult situations. This book gives you all the tools you need to not only parent your autistic child, but also to understand them. With tips on how to support and interpret emotional dysregulation, meltdowns, food aversions and much more, you will learn how to see the world through your child's eyes, using communication techniques that will help you and your child thrive.
Danielle Punter is parent to an autistic and ADHD child and a neurodivergent author. She blogs on The Autism and ADHD Diaries, and has written for The Mighty, appeared on BBC regional news and BBC Radio Devon. Charlotte Chaney is an autistic and ADHD parent with a complex autistic and ADHD son. She has a postgraduate degree in autism and over 12 years teaching experience in the mainstream system as a neurodivergent adult.