The Aspie Teen's Survival Guide

Candid Advice for Teens, Tweens, and Parents from a Young Man with Asperger's Syndrome

ISBN13 : 9781935274162

Author(s) : J. D. Kraus

Publisher : Future Horizons, 2010

SKU : 5187BK

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The teenage years are a time when being social is the number one priority. But for kids with Asperger's, who have acute social challenges, these years can be the most difficult, confusing time in their lives.

Author J.D Kraus, who has been there, done that, offers practical advice to his peers so they can get the most out of the high school years, 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:

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

J. D. Kraus was diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome in Year 4. Now a student at the University of Cincinnati, he continues to overcome challenges and embrace his differences.