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Preparing for Life : The Complete Guide for Transitioning to Adulthood for Those with Autism and Asperger's Syndrome
by Jed Baker


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Typically, ASD high school graduates are unprepared for the transition to independence. Early, ongoing training in the social skills crucial to establishing successful adult relationships--in college, vocational school, residential living, or on the job--can help.  Read more...


 
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Overview

Typically, ASD high school graduates are unprepared for the transition to independence. Early, ongoing training in the social skills crucial to establishing successful adult relationships--in college, vocational school, residential living, or on the job--can help. Preparing for Life guides readers through the legal, financial, educational, vocational, and community resources available after graduation. The essence of the book lies in the 73 "Skill Lessons" targeting:

  • Nonverbal communication
  • Empathy
  • Anger/anxiety management
  • Conversational skills
  • Employment-related skills
  • --which can be taught by parents, teachers, or professionals. This easy-to-follow resource offers a complete toolbox of social skills and the means to attain them.

     
    Details
    • ISBN-13: 9781932565331
    • ISBN-10: 1932565337
    • Publisher: Future Horizons
    • Publish Date: December 2005
    • Page Count: 357
    • Reading Level: Ages 16-17
    • Dimensions: 10.9 x 8.4 x 0.8 inches
    • Shipping Weight: 1.95 pounds


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