Guide to Driving a Car for Autistic People

Guide to Driving a Car for Autistic People by Travis Breeding 1541045130 9781541045132
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Travis provides powerful and moving insight on how to teach someone with autism to drive a car safely. Travis gives several teach for teaching the adaptive living skill of driving a car responsibly while teaching the reader how to teach someone with autism the social thinking skills to navigate traffic safely. Never before has there been a book that can help you teach someone with autism to drive. Travis covers everything in this book from teaching someone with autism how to steer, shift gears, accelerate, and brake. He will also give tips and ideas to help someone with autism learn the rules of the road. Travis says driving is a lot like socializing. Driving the car is the social skill and communicating with other vehicles are the social thinking skills and non-verbal communication skills. Using turn signals is a form of non-verbal communication as are break lights. To be a good driver you must learn how to read all of the written rules like stop signs and traffic lights and then improve your driving skills by learning how to read the unwritten rules or the non-verbal communication from other drivers. Travis provides tips for preparing your son or daughter for interacting with the police if they get pulled over and provides a step by step guide for how to teach someone with autism what to do if they encounter a traffic accident without having a meltdown. This book will be extremely helpful for parents who are worried that their child with autism may never be able to drive and live independently. Travis shares his story of how he learned to drive to provide hope and inspiration for people with autism and those that love them.

Author: Travis Breeding

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 58

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Publication Date: 2016-12-09

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