ISBN-10:
1433819198
ISBN-13:
9781433819193
Pub. Date:
03/28/2015
Publisher:
American Psychological Association
Asperger's Teens: Understanding High School for Students on the Autism Spectrum

Asperger's Teens: Understanding High School for Students on the Autism Spectrum

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Asperger's Teens: Understanding High School for Students on the Autism Spectrum

If you have Asperger's, high school can be a time of great promise and opportunity - to learn more about subjects you're excited about, join clubs and activities that interest you, and make new friends - but it can also be uncomfortable at times. This book helps you use your strengths and unique personal style to feel more comfortable in high school. Chock full of quizzes, exercises, and examples, this book can help you: Understand your unique strengths and weaknesses Work well with your teachers Connect with other kids at school Recognize and deal with bullying Use social media safely and politely Develop healthy habits Cope with stress and strong emotions Become more independent Take a look inside, and find some ways to help yourself feel more comfortable and more relaxed in high school - and better able to make friends, understand teachers, and get the grades you are capable of!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781433819193
Publisher: American Psychological Association
Publication date: 03/28/2015
Pages: 156
Sales rank: 565,899
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 13 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 Who Are You? Creating a Personal Profile 11

Chapter 2 Working With Teachers and Completing Work 23

Chapter 3 Getting Along With Other Kids in High School 49

Chapter 4 Bullying 71

Chapter 5 Social Media and Electronic Communication 79

Chapter 6 Developing Healthy Habits 89

Chapter 7 Handling Emotions 109

Chapter 8 Developing Independence 127

Glossary 145

Resources 149

Index 153

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