Social Skills for Teenagers and Adults with Asperger Syndrome
208 pages
Age Range: 13 to 50
2008
ISBN: 9781843108764

Social Skills for Teenagers and Adults with Asperger Syndrome: A Practical Guide to Day-to-Day Life

$29.99, Softcover
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Nancy J Patrick

This resource provides practical strategies for helping teenagers and adults with Asperger Syndrome to navigate social skills, friendships and relationships at home and in the community.

The author offers advice and useful strategies for tackling day-to-day problems such as visits to the dentist or the doctor, searching for a job, sorting out personal finances, going on vacation, and dealing with public transport, as well as more intimate topics such as dating and acquiring and maintaining friendships. The chapters are structured around real-life scenarios and the challenges they present, followed by step-by-step solutions and suggestions. A final section provides a set of practical self-help tools which encourage the reader to answer the questions posed and record personal reflections.

This accessible guide is essential reading for teenagers and adults with Asperger Syndrome and their families, teachers, therapists, counsellors, carers, social and health work professionals.

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