Since We're Friends: An Autism Picture Book by Celeste Shally

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  • Children with autism struggle to make friends and navigate social situations. However, one child can make a significant difference in the life of a child with autism by offering compassion, understanding and friendship.

    Since We're Friends is about two boys. One has autism, the other does not. The story of their relationship provides practical examples of how to make such a friendship work. It will help children see that their peers with autism can make a fun, genuine contribution to friendship.
  • This sweet story offers a nice message for anyone who has the opportunity to befriend a highly functioning autistic child.  Two boys, one autistic and one not, form a friendship that withstands some challenges.  This is a good story for normally developing children who can learn to overlook quirky behavior and develop an invaluable bond with an autistic child