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The Aspie Teen's Survival Guide

Candid Advice for Teens, Tweens, and Parents, from a Young Man with Asperger's Syndrome
Narrated by: Alex Beckham
Length: 4 hrs and 24 mins
Categories: Young Adults, Ages 13 & Up
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Summary

The teenage years are a time when being social is the number one 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 sections 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!
©201 JD Strauss (P)2019 Future Horizons

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Helpful insights into life with Asperger's

My son with Aspergers loved this book. We listened to it together and it gave him so many opportunities to say "stop" and explain something about himself to me his dad.