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Uniquely Normal

2018 IPPY Gold Medal Award Winner in the Mental/Psychology category. 2017 Best Books Award Winner in the Mental/Psychology category and 2018 Next Generation Indie Book Awards in the Parenting/Family category, "Uniquely Normal: Tapping The Reservoir of Normalcy To Treat Autism.  Author Robert J. Bernstein has found a different approach based on cognition thinking in helping people of all ages with ASD. The author's goal is for people with ASD to be able to live in the world and connect with the people in it as themselves, to express their unique humanity and engage more fully in the human interactions that give life meaning and make it worth the effort of getting out of bed every day. 

Uniquely Normal Manual

This manual is the companion guide to

Uniquely Normal: Tapping the Reservoir of Normalcy to Treat Autism. It is a guide to using the Bernstein Cognitive Method for Autism (BCMA, or Bernstein Method).

Rob teaches us the commonsense approach and uses everyday situations to help children with autism progress with language, socialization, and organization.

You don’t need a graduate school education to use this method; you have all the knowledge and skills you need.

You already know how to do everything necessary to make a difference for your child.

The author believes that whatever he does therapeutically must be on the ASD individual’s terms; he or she must lead. The author's therapy examples are categorized by age groups of 2-5 years of age, 6-10 years of age, 11-14 years of age and 19 years of age and up.

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