Gail Keating has distilled over 30 years of learning from pupils with autism or complex needs, in a new book aimed at parents and carers. Gail wrote this enjoyable, friendly read for anyone who is interested in creative ways to improve mutual communication.

Gail’s books are two illustrated volumes of her stories and tools with plenty of ideas for creative dialogue to help her understand her pupil’s point of view. This helped her find ways to reduce anxiety for everyone by better understanding what each other was trying to say.

“This book aims to help all of us who share the lives of those with what is called autism to learn to think differently ourselves so that they can understand us better.” 

Gail Keating

Gail’s book will be made available free of charge through Midlothian libraries and can be purchased on the night or online (Vol 1 is £5, Vol 2 is £8 or download only is £2.50each) from the Artlink shop

Funded by the Scottish Autism Strategy (via Midlothian Council) and RS Macdonald