Here's an invaluable resource that assists parents as they prepare to take their special needs child to the doctor's office, dentist, or hospital. Grounded in research, this well-organized book is packed with helpful tools and interventions that help parents and their special-needs child successfully navigate the overstimulating environment of medical care. There are materials for gathering and sharing vital data about the child, strategies for preparing the child before a visit, and coping techniques to be practiced beforehand; all to help the child to feel more comfortable by knowing what to expect. The companion CD provides intervention ideas and customizable forms that can be printed out and duplicated for medical personnel; information created to help professionals understand the child's unique needs and challenges. Excellent!