Christopher Questions

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Set 3 (due February 7)
______________________________________________________________________________ 1. (Chapter 101-103) Give two examples of how Christopher thinks differently from “normal” people”.

He thinks more logical. For example, he likes to use math to make decisions. It seems he is super rational compare him with “normal” people. He also does not stereotype. He only believes the things he can prove or has proved. For example, the form of aliens. 2. (Chapter 107) Christopher quotes a description of Sherlock Holmes: “His mind . . . was busy in endeavouring to frame some scheme into which all these strange and apparently disconnected episodes could be fitted.” Which characteristic of Christopher matches this definition? Super logical and rational.

3. (Chapter 127) What major event happens in this chapter, and what is the immediate result?

His father read the book and found Christopher did not follow his words. He shouted and fought at Christopher. 4.Raising a child with Aspergers can be extremely difficult but also rewarding. Go to the website http://www.myaspergerschild.com/2012/05/overcoming-challenges-of-raising.html. a. Scroll down to the “Tips for Parents” section. There are 10 tips. Pick 2 of them, and explain how Christopher’s father uses that technique.

2. Become an expert on your youngster. Figure out what triggers your Aspie’s “bad” or disruptive behaviors and what elicits a positive response. What does your Aspergers youngster find stressful, calming, uncomfortable, and enjoyable? If you understand what affects your youngster, you’ll be better at troubleshooting problems and preventing situations that cause difficulties. The father knows Christopher very well and seldom does the things his son hates. 4. Don’t give up. It’s impossible to predict the course of Aspergers. Don’t jump to conclusions about what life is going to be like for your youngster. Like everyone else, kids with Aspergers have an entire lifetime to...
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