Parents’ Practical Guide to Resilience for Preteens and Teenagers on the Autism Spectrum
This book empowers parents of autistic young people aged 11 to 20 to help them promote resilience in their child. Full of suggestions and simple activities, this easy-to-use resource will help guide parents on how to build the foundations of resilience and independence for situations such as negotiating sexuality and relationships, entering employment or living away from home.
It includes information about the main developmental stages for preteens and teens on the autism spectrum, and will take parents through life events and milestones at different ages and identify where difficulties and barriers to resilience may arise and how to address them.
Chapter 1. Resilience and Autistic Preteens, Teenagers and Young Adults.
Chapter 2. Resilience and Autistic children aged 11-15 Years.
Chapter 3. Autistic Children aged 11-15: Strategies and Activities around Building Resilience.
Chapter 4. Common Characteristics of Autistic Young People aged 16-20 Years.
Chapter 5. Young Autistic Adults ages 16-20: Strategies and Activities around Building Resilience.
Chapter 6. Failing Successfully.
By Jeanette Purkis and Emma Goodall
JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERS
- Pub Date: 05/2018
Format: Paperback 200 pages