Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum: A Parent's Guide to the Cognitive, Social, Physical, and Transition Needs of Teenagers with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum: A Parent’s Guide to the Cognitive, Social, Physical, and Transition Needs of Teenagers with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Author: Chantal Sicile-Kira
Publishing Info: Paperback 288 pages / March 2006
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This is 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, and preparing for life after high school.

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