Psychotherapist and counselor Pat Thomas puts her gentle, yet straightforward approach to work on this new addition to Barron’s highly acclaimed A First Look At…Series. This book will lend a hand children bear in mind what autism is and the way it affects any person who has it. An attractive catalyst for discussion as a way to lend a hand children to better bear in mind and strengthen autistic classmates or siblings. The story line is simple and easily accessible to younger children, who will learn that exploring the personal feelings around social issues is a first step in coping with them. Full-color illustrations on each page.