For the past twenty-one years, Nellie has been successfully raising four children (Ages 21, 19, 11 and 6) on the Autism, Asperger’s & ADHD Spectrum. She’s drawn from that experience and writes social story books with a unique language that truly resonates with her readers. In this series of books she encapsulates events and situations with words and vibrant illustrations; while infusing behavior strategies as a concrete way to shape perspective; bolster appropriate behavior and reinforce social skills. When I Cry and Tantrum helps the reader understand why they sometimes tantrum and provides coping and calming strategies. This book supports children with Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome and other neurodevelopmental disorders. It is also a great read and teaches all developing children.