Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum

Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum

A Parent's Guide to the Cognitive, Social, Physical and Transition Needs of Teenagers With Autism Spectrum Disorders

Book - 2006
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From the award-winning author of Autism Spectrum Disorders , comes Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum , a complete guide to the cognitive, emotional, social, and physical needs of preteens and teenagers with autistic disorders, ranging from the relatively mild Asperger's Syndrome to more severe ability impairment. Using clear examples, practical advice, and supportive insights, this book covers:

Health risks such as seizures and depression

Treatments, therapies, and teaching strategies

Teaching skills to cope with puberty, self-care, and social skills

Teenage emotions, sexuality, appropriate relationships, and dating

Middle school, high school, and developing an Individual Educational Program

Preparing for life after high school

Publisher: New York : A Perigee Book, 2006.
ISBN: 9780399532368
Branch Call Number: 618.928
Characteristics: xvi, 268 p. ; 23 cm.


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