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Aspie Teen's Survival Guide: Candid Advice for Teens, Tweens, and Parents, from a Young Man with Asperger's Syndromeby J. D. Kraus
Synopses & Reviews
The teenage years are a time when being social is the #1 priority for kids. But for kids with Asperger's, who have acute social challenges, these years can be the most difficult, confusing time in their lives.
Enter J. D. Kraus, a young man who has been there, done that! He offers practical advice to his peers so they can get the most out of middle school and high school, both academically and socially.
From sensory sensitivity to awkwardness, dating to driving, he tackles it all! Parents and teachers will love seeing life through J. D.'s eyes, plus "Notes to Parents" sections offer great advice for caregivers and educators alike.
Inside you'll find chapters on:
About the Author
J. D. Kraus was diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome in the fourth grade. Now a student at the University of Cincinnati, he continues to overcome challenges and embrace his differences.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: What is Asperger’s Syndrome?
Chapter 2: Organization and School
Chapter 3: Transitioning
Chapter 4: Sensitive Senses
Chapter 5: Motor Skills and Awkwardness
Chapter 6: Stress & Its Associates
Chapter 7: Oh no, Driving!
Chapter 8: Learning Language
Chapter 9: Bullying
Chapter 10: Socializing and Friendships
Chapter 11: Dating and Relationships
Chapter 12: Obsessions and Creativity
Chapter 13: Final Notes
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