Catherine Faherty works with children and adults with autism through the well-renowned TEACCH program in North Carolina. She is also a parent consultant and child therapist; consults to school programs; trains teachers and other professionals locally, nationally, and internationally; and runs social groups for children and adults with autism. She has written manuals used in TEACCH trainings, developed training models, and has written a workbook for children with autism and their parents and teachers, titled "Asperger's: What Does It Mean To Me? "Catherine Faherty resides in Asheville, North Carolina.
"This book offers another approach to furthering the
understanding of autism ... encouraging autistic children to learn
more about themselves, and guiding them through a journey of
self-discovery. It is a valuable resource for awareness and ...
self-esteem! Such a book could have been very helpful to me and my
family when I was a child."
Dave Spicer, diagnosed at age 46
"It is important to understand that as a child, people bothered
me. I didn't know what they were for or what they would do to me.
They were not always the same and I had no security. Even a person
who was always nice to me might be different sometimes. Things
didn't fit together for me with people."
Sean Barron, Author of "There's a Boy in Here
"This is information that every kid with autism should
Thomas Johnson, a ten-year-old