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Aspie Teen's Survival Guide: Candid Advice for Teens, Tweens, and Parents, from a Young Man with Asperger's Syndrome


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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:
  • Organization and School
  • Transitioning
  • Sensory Sensitivity
  • Motor Skills and Awkwardness
  • Stress-Management
  • Bullying
  • Socializing and Friendships
  • Dating and Relationships
  • Obsessions and Creativity
  • And more!


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



Product Details

Kraus, J. D.
Future Horizons
Psychopathology - Autism
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9.06 x 6.08 x 0.56 in 0.5 lb

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