K. I. Al-Ghani is a special educational needs teacher who has worked for more than 35 years in the field of education. She is currently a specialist teacher for inclusion support and is involved with training professionals, students and parents in aspects of ASD. As an author and a mother of a son with ASD - the illustrator Haitham Al-Ghani - she has spent the last 25 years researching the enigma that is autism.
Introduction.; 1. The Dinosaurs: a story about starting school and learning to share. Overview. Story.; 2. Spit and Chase: a story about joining in playground games. Overview. Story.; 3. Golden Hour: a story about winning/losing, taking turns and managing anger. Overview. Story.; 4. Timothy Tattletale: a story about when to tell. Overview. Story.; 5. Too Much Thomas the Tank Engine: a story about obsessions. Overview. Story.; 6. Ablutions: a story about personal hygiene. Overview. Story.; 7. Space Invaders: a story about personal space. Overview. Story.; 8. Billy Blunt: a story about using tact and diplomacy. Overview. Story.; 9. The Barbie Club: a story about being taken advantage of. Overview. Story.; 10. The Beach Ball: a story about jealousy and what makes a friend. Overview. Story. Appendix: Useful books and resources.