First Class Support for College Students on the Autism Spectrum: Practical Advice for College Counselors and Educators

First Class Support for College Students on the Autism Spectrum: Practical Advice for College Counselors and Educators

by Michael W. Duggan

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ISBN-13: 9781785924132
Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date: 12/14/2017
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 774,478
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Michael Duggan is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor. He has worked as a community college counselor for nearly 20 years. He lives in Illinois, USA.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements. Preface. 1. My first failure. 2. The phantom success story. 3. The first year of college: what to expect and how to help students succeed. 4. Anxiety: the silent partner. 5. Technology: our friend and enemy. 6. Relationships: from friendships to dating and sex. 7. Career exploration and life after college: what's next? 8. Regarding developmental and intellectual disabilities. 9. What makes a good counselor? 10. Autismerica: one of the proudest accomplishments of my career. 11. For parents and professionals alike: lessons learned from the field of rehabilitation counseling. 12. Effective teaching interventions. 13. Teaching interpersonal communications. 14. What students on the spectrum want the rest of us to know. 15. What I wish parents, students, and everyone else would know. 16. Taking care of yourself. 17. Concluding thoughts. Epilogue.

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