Growing up on the spectrum : a guide to life, love, and learning for teens and young adults with autism and Asperger's /

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by Koegel, Lynn Kern.
[ 09. Reference ] Authors: LaZebnik, Claire Scovell. | LaZebnik, Andrew. Published by : Viking, (New York :) Physical details: x, 389 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. Subject(s): Autism in adolescence | Asperger's syndrome in adolescence Year : 2009 09.  Reference Item type : 09. Reference
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Autism Library Autism/Asperger's Rm 118 AA Building Available

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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).

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.