Autism with HEART

A Guide for Parents with Newly Diagnosed Kids

Non-Fiction - Parenting
190 Pages
Reviewed on 11/29/2016
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Author Biography

Remembering the feelings of isolation and overwhelm when her son was first diagnosed with autism 10 years ago, Katherine Kanaaneh decided to utilize the knowledge she has gained through participating in and now facilitating an autism support group to help other parents retain their sanity and solve the day-to-day problems that arise with a new diagnosis. As a former CPA, she used her organizational skills and financial knowledge to help her cope with the autism paperwork. She hopes you will set your intention to make one positive change daily. And always remember to go shine.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite

Autism with HEART: A Guide for Parents with Newly Diagnosed Kids by Katherine Kanaaneh is a book for parents handling an autistic child at home. It will guide them on how to handle themselves when they are around the autistic child and will simplify their lives so they get more time for themselves. Moms of autistic children lead stressful lives and this book is for all those parents who feel overwhelmed with the demands of being parents of a special needs child. The tools and techniques to manage the stress will help them to manage the child and their homes in a better way.

The steps in the book, if followed properly, will help to simplify your life and give you more time for yourself. The H.E.A.R.T. Method suggested in the book will help you to gain control of your life so that you can help your family better. The author’s personal experiences and examples will reach out to readers and will help the parents of autistic children connect well with her words and find a sense of comfort in them. It also helps parents to focus on what exactly is needed, make their journey easier, and decrease their stress levels so that they and their family are happy. The author’s tips are simple and straightforward and it is a must-read for parents, counselors, caregivers, therapists, and educators who handle autistic children. The book is helpful and will strike a chord with all those who are working with autistic children.