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Author Nichols, Shana.

Title Girls growing up on the autism spectrum : what parents and professionals should know about the pre-teen and teenage years / Shana Nichols with Gina Marie Moravcik and Samara Pulver Tetenbaum ; foreword by Liane Holliday Willey.

Imprint London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2009.


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Description 351 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 333-342) and index.
Contents What do we currently know about girls and women with autism spectrum disorders? -- Approaching adolescence: anticipation, anxiety, adaptation, and- acceptance? -- Puberty or "Do my parents know you're here?" -- The red spot: periods, pads, and pelvic exams -- Feeling good inside and out: self-perception and self-confidence -- The social landscape of adolescence: friendships and social status -- Healthy sexuality for girls with ASDs -- Keeping girls safe: promoting personal safety in the real world -- Our journey: a mother and her daughter with Asperger's Syndrome -- Conclusion: embracing change.
Summary For girls with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) the teenage years can be particularly challenging. This book addresses core issues of ASDs such as cognition, communication, behavior, sensory sensitivities and social difficulties. It provides intervention strategies and resources regarding topics specific to being a teenage girl with ASD.
Subject Autism in children.
Autism in adolescence.
Girls -- Mental health.
Added Author Moravcik, Gina Marie.
Tetenbaum, Samara Pulver.
ISBN 9781843108559 (pbk.)
1843108550 (pbk.)

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