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Growing Up on the Spectrum: A Guide to Life, Love, and Learning for Teens and Young Adults with Autism and Asperger's

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The first comprehensive guide to helping teens with autism Adolescence is a fraught time for any child. But what if your child is among the more than half million currently estimated to fall on the autistic spectrum? The toddlers diagnosed during the first wave of this epidemic are growing up, and there is alarmingly little information available on how to guide them to independent and successful adulthood. At the renowned Koegel Autism Research Center in Santa Barbara, Lynn Koegel regularly helps parents tackle these issues every day. Like the acclaimed Overcoming Autism, Growing Up on the Spectrum integrates Koegels strategies and interventions with the questions and concerns of Claire LaZebnik, a writer and the parent of a teenager with autism. Additional pieces by LaZebniks sixteen-year-old son Andrew offer a unique first-person perspective. Addressing universal parental concerns, from first crushes, a changing body, and the challenges of being socially appropriate to how to succeed at college and beyond, this inspiring volume is the beacon of hope and wisdom that parents, therapists, and educators have been waiting for.

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A renowned autism expert collaborates with a parent of an autistic teenager in this guide to helping teens with autism. Addressing issues from a changing body to how to succeed in college, this inspiring volume offers hope and wisdom for parents, therapists, and educators.

Synopsis:

From the acclaimed authors of "Overcoming Autism" comes the first comprehensive guide to helping teens with autism. Addressing universal parental concerns, this work is a beacon of hope and wisdom for parents, therapists, and educators alike.

Synopsis:

The first comprehensive guide to helping teens with autism—from the acclaimed authors of Overcoming Autism

With an estimated half a million Americans under twenty-six on the autism spectrum, this book offers the reassurance, solace, and practical solutions that so many people are searching for. Following up on their work in Overcoming Autism, which offered advice for teaching young children on the spectrum, Lynn Koegel and Claire LaZebnik now present strategies for working with teens and young adults living with this complex condition. Addressing universal parental concerns, from first crushes and a changing body to how to succeed in college and beyond, Growing Up on the Spectrum is a beacon of hope and wisdom for parents, therapists, and educators alike.

About the Author

Lynn Kern Koegel, Ph.D., cofounded and is the clinical supervisor at the renowned Koegel Autism Center and the director of the Broad Autism Center at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Claire LaZebnik is a writer with four children, one of whom has autism.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780143116660
Author:
Lazebnik, Claire
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Illustrator:
LaZebnik, Andrew
Author:
Koegel, PhD, Lynn Kern
Author:
Koegel, Lynn Kern
Subject:
Parenting - General
Subject:
Children with Special Needs
Subject:
Life Stages - Teenagers
Subject:
Psychopathology - Autism
Subject:
Parenting
Subject:
Self-Help : General
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20100231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
b/w illustrations throughout
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
8.48x5.40x.87 in. .70 lbs.
Age Level:
17-17

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"Synopsis" by , A renowned autism expert collaborates with a parent of an autistic teenager in this guide to helping teens with autism. Addressing issues from a changing body to how to succeed in college, this inspiring volume offers hope and wisdom for parents, therapists, and educators.
"Synopsis" by , From the acclaimed authors of "Overcoming Autism" comes the first comprehensive guide to helping teens with autism. Addressing universal parental concerns, this work is a beacon of hope and wisdom for parents, therapists, and educators alike.
"Synopsis" by ,

The first comprehensive guide to helping teens with autism—from the acclaimed authors of Overcoming Autism

With an estimated half a million Americans under twenty-six on the autism spectrum, this book offers the reassurance, solace, and practical solutions that so many people are searching for. Following up on their work in Overcoming Autism, which offered advice for teaching young children on the spectrum, Lynn Koegel and Claire LaZebnik now present strategies for working with teens and young adults living with this complex condition. Addressing universal parental concerns, from first crushes and a changing body to how to succeed in college and beyond, Growing Up on the Spectrum is a beacon of hope and wisdom for parents, therapists, and educators alike.

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