Jane Donlan, co-founder of ASK-PERGERS? and co-author of Create a Reward Plan for your child with Asperger Syndrome and Helping Children with Autism Spectrum Conditions through Everyday Transitions
Sarah Patten clearly understands food, and Asperger`s Syndrome! And this shines through as she describes her son`s initially tentative, yet increasingly daring relationship with food. Henry`s journey with food is told with love, warmth, and humour, and the mouth-watering recipes are sure to make you feel hungry too!
Tony Attwood, PhD, Clinical Psychologist, Minds & Hearts Clinic, Australia, and author of The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome
At last we have an easy to read and engaging manual which provides parents with invaluable information on the sensory aspects of food as perceived by someone who has Asperger's syndrome. The text subsequently provides a rationale, framework and effective strategies to encourage a wider range of ingredients in meals. This book could transform the emotional atmosphere in the kitchen and dining room to the great relief of all family members.
Carrie Cariello, author of What Colour is Monday?: How Autism Changed One Family for the Better, mother of five including one son with autism, blogger at www.carriecariello.com
In What to Feed an Asperger: How to go from three foods to three hundred with love, patience and a little sleight of hand, Sarah Patten details her journey to expand her son's limited diet. Sarah Patten's approach is useful for any family where dinner time has become a battleground.
This easy-to-read, engaging book provides recipes for many simple, healthy meals. There's an advice on how to make mealtime routines and eating as a family as stress-free as possible. A useful good diary and charts are also included to help plan meals and track progress.