Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum

Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum

A Parent’s Guide to the Cognitive, Social, Physical, and Transition Needs ofTeen agers with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Written by:
Foreword by:

Format
Paperback
Price
$15.95
 
Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780399532368
  • 288 Pages
  • TarcherPerigee
  • Adult

Overview

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

Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum

Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum

Written by: Chantal Sicile-Kira, Foreword by: Temple Grandin

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