Review: The Midwest Book Review - California Bookwatch
"Packs in tips, strategies, and anecdotes from the author's case studies and personal experience and is a fine, practical guide."
Review: Blue Cross Blue Shield You and Blue (MN)
author Q&A and mention of Meltdowns
Review by: Stacy Danov, University of Minnesota
"I would highly recommend this comprehensive, remarkable book! I have read many books about children having meltdowns, but this book provided the most straightforward, logical, scientifically proven strategies for both professionals and parents."
Review: About.com: Special Needs Children
Review by: Emily Lagace, family physician and parent of two children with autism spectrum disorder
"Gives families information that is an essential part of their toolkit for coping with meltdowns. I am glad to see a book that puts so much important information in one place, not oversimplified but still readable, with enough detail to help in many different situations."
Review by: Rande Peyton, mother of a 6 yr old with Autism
"Dr. Thompson, the autism guru, provides an all-encompassing book on meltdowns which is sure to please both caregivers and professionals."
Review by: Laraine M. Glidden, Professor of Psychology, St. Mary's College of Maryland
"An invaluable resource for teachers, parents, and anyone who wants to help reduce challenging behavior in children and adults with autism and related disorders . . . [Travis Thompson] teaches all of us best practice."
Review by: Judith Carta, Senior Scientist and Professor of Special Education, University of Kansas
"A terrific book for parents and professionals alike! Capture[s] the explosion in scientific knowledge about autism, conveyed in a style that is easy to understand."
Review by: Rachel Freeman, Associate Research Professor and Director of the Kansas Institute for Positive Behavior Support, University of Kansas
"Travis Thompson has the unique ability to take research from different fields of study and to summarize the findings in practical ways that parents, teachers, and practitioners can understand and appreciate. This book is a valuable resource for anyone interested in learning more about supporting children with autism."
Review by: Susan Moreno, Founder and President of MAAP Services for the Autism Spectrum; editor, The MAAP; parent of a woman with autism
"If only this book had been there for me to read when my daughter was young and having almost daily meltdowns! Dr. Thompson leads us into one of the most challenging issues in autism spectrum challenges and makes it understandable, treatable, and preventable."