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Author Koegel, Lynn Kern.

Title Growing up on the spectrum : a guide to life, love, and learning for teens and young adults with autism and Asperger's / Lynn Kern Koegel and Claire LaZebnik ; additional material and illustrations by Andrew LaZebnik.

Imprint New York : Viking, c2009.


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 GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction    616.8588 KOE    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    616.85 KOE    Available
 PAS Santa Catalina Branch Non-Fiction    616.85 KOE    Available
Description x, 389 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 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).
Summary 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.
Subject Autism in adolescence -- Popular works.
Asperger's syndrome in adolescence -- Popular works.
Added Author LaZebnik, Claire Scovell.
LaZebnik, Andrew.
ISBN 9780670020676

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