By Jude Welton
Nine-year-old Adam dreads activities Day - he frequently comes final within the races and not will get selected for the staff occasions. So he's thrilled whilst Mr Williams, the pinnacle instructor, declares that this 12 months there'll be an alternate activities Day with a few very diversified demanding situations. there'll be quizzes, riddles to unravel, and a treasure hunt - every little thing that Adam enjoys. eventually he will have an opportunity of successful something.
But because the festival runs excessive, how will Adam consider if his ally Josie beats him to the problem Cup? And what's going to they do after they observe that James, the recent boy within the type, is cheating?
A enjoyable and soaking up kid's tale, Adam's substitute activities Day is appropriate for kids elderly 7 and over.
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Extra resources for Adam's Alternative Sports Day: An Asperger Story
Before he could speak, Josie did. “You probably only got the answer because you cheated, James,” she said angrily. ” Before James could reply, one of the older boys came up to the group. Adam was relieved to see that it was Robert, the head of his house. He was always kind to Adam. “Hurry up, James. Are you OK, Adam? ” asked Robert. “I’m OK,” said Adam. “It’s just that I tried to kick the ball back, and…” “And missed as usual,” interrupted James, in what Adam recognized was a sarcastic tone. ” said Robert.
If he was upset or worried about something, or hadn’t slept well and was feeling tired, or if he happened to find that particular bit of maths difficult, he sometimes found that he just couldn’t focus and made mistakes. Then he would get very upset. Being good at maths was one of the things that made him feel good about himself (no. 3 on his What makes me feel good about myself list), but making mistakes was no. 1 on the What makes me feel bad about myself list. He spent Thursday evening practising maths questions on his computer.
She looked at Adam and burst into tears. ” Adam asked. 53 Chapter 9 Saying Sorry I t was Saturday morning. Adam lay in bed feeling miserable. He’d really upset Josie and he didn’t know what to do about it. He wanted to be friends again. But how? Adam’s mum and dad were in the kitchen, reading the home–school diary again. Mrs White had written: June 6 of ith the results ulties coping w ic ff di e m so d perforAdam ha nted in his own oi pp sa di as w . He e the maths quiz gh standard. H to his usual hi t no as w ch hi t mance, w ken to the quie ed, and was ta ss re st di ry ve at became set to learn th He was also up n.