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Title:
Growing up on the spectrum : a guide to life, love, and learning for teens and young adults with autism and Asperger's
Author:
Koegel, Lynn Kern.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Viking, [2009]

©2009
Physical Description:
x, 389 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Summary:
A renowned autism expert collaborates with a parent of an autistic teenager in this guide to helping teens with autism. Addressing issues from a changing body to how to succeed in college, this inspiring volume offers hope and wisdom for parents, therapists, and educators.
Language:
English
Contents:
Getting started. Introduction ; Terms, interventions, and techniques -- Making and maintaining good friendships. Introduction and some general rules about friendship ; The art of conversation ; Outings and get-togethers ; Parties ; Dealing with bullying and peer pressure -- Making and maintaining successful romantic relationships. Introduction ; Dating ; Sex -- Making school successful. Introduction ; Middle and high school : supported independence ; College -- Beyond the college years. Introduction ; Jobs ; Living conditions ; Legal planning -- Improving daily life. Introduction ; Walking out the door looking good ; Managing behavior ; Managing modern technology ; Improving coexisting (aka comorbid) conditions).
ISBN:
9780670020676
Format :
Book

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