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Candace Vittorini - Joey Goes to the Dentist - 9781843108542 - V9781843108542
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Joey Goes to the Dentist

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Description for Joey Goes to the Dentist Hardback. Joey explains what to expect during a visit to the dentist - he describes how x-ray machines work, why you need to wear a bib, and lists the different kinds of tools that dentists use. This book will be a source of information for families of children with ASDs or related conditions, and the professionals who work with them, including dentists. Num Pages: 32 pages, 16 illustrations. BIC Classification: 4W; YXA; YXK. Category: (JC) Children's (6-12). Dimension: 223 x 286 x 9. Weight in Grams: 374.

Hi! My name is Joey. I'm 5 years old. In a couple of days, I am going to the dentist.'

Many children find the experience of visiting the dentist an uncomfortable one, and Joey is no exception.

He has Asperger Syndrome, which makes him particularly sensitive to the sensations that he experiences during a visit to the dentist: the feeling of cold instruments in his sensitive mouth, the piercing sound of the drill and the strong taste of mouthwash. He also dislikes the invasion of personal space which a trip to the dentist always involves.

However, Joey ... Read more

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Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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London, United Kingdom
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About Candace Vittorini
Candace Vittorini is Autism Specialist, Spring Lake Park and Columbia Heights, Minnesota. She worked with children with autism spectrum disorders for over eight years at Camp Discovery and also as a consultant in schools. She is the parent of two children, one of whom has Asperger Syndrome.

Reviews for Joey Goes to the Dentist
Children with Asperger Syndrome usually find changes to their routines upsetting; They like to have a set pattern to their day and any alteration to this can cause stress. In addition, many children with AS are highly snsitive to physical sensations, sounds, taste, light and the invasion of their personal space, all of which are an inevitable part of ... Read more

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