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Adolescents on the autism spectrum

a parent's guide to the cognitive, social, physical and transition needs of teenagers with autism spectrum disorders

Published by A Perigee Book in New York .
Written in English.

About the Book

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 depressionTreatments, therapies, and teaching strategiesTeaching skills to cope with puberty, self-care, and social skillsTeenage emotions, sexuality, appropriate relationships, and datingMiddle school, high school, and developing an Individual Educational ProgramPreparing for life after high school

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]-255) and index.

Genre Popular works.


Dewey Decimal Class 618.92/85882
Library of Congress RC553.A88 S566 2006

The Physical Object

Pagination xvi, 268 p. ;
Number of pages 268

ID Numbers

Open Library OL17922567M
Internet Archive adolescentsonaut00sici
ISBN 10 0399532366
LC Control Number 2005056475
OCLC/WorldCat 62766134
Library Thing 977819
Goodreads 89732

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