Showcasing 51 safe, delicious and fun recipes appropriate for children and special needs individuals! wanting to prepare meals in their family kitchen, "The Picture Cookbook: No-Cook Recipes for the Special Chef, Volume 1" is a practical collection of easy-to-make dishes that are presented with directions entirely in pictures. As well as providing multiple healthful, delicious, easy meal and snack suggestions, "The Picture Cookbook" emphasizes all aspects that lend towards independence and safe food preparation practices for special needs individuals. Because of its carefully presented all-photo preparation guide format, "The Picture Cookbook" is an ideal tool to increase independence in food preparation. Even the index, which is divided into breakfast foods, cold drinks, cold soups & salads, sandwiches, snacks and desserts, is completely coded by photos of each recipe along with page number and title. In addition, there is a helpful section titled For the Parent, Teacher & Caregiver that contains many specific suggestions to maximize the learning potential of special needs individuals. Conceived and created by a parent of an autistic daughter, "The Picture Cookbook" is the first volume of a series that is ground-breaking in this category. Watch for the upcoming "Picture Cookbook: Microwave and Convection Recipes."