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The Asperger Teen's Toolkit.

By: Musgrave, Francis.
Contributor(s): Morrell, Christopher.
Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2017Copyright date: �2017Description: 1 online resource (138 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781784504380.Genre/Form: Electronic books.Online resources: Click to View
Contents:
The Asperger Teen's Toolkit by Francis Musgrave -- Foreword -- Introduction -- 1. Relationships -- Self-Image -- Gender, Sexual Identity and Self‑Expression -- Relationships and Sex -- Dealing with Bullies and Difficult People -- Social Media -- 2. Wellbeing -- Your Brain: From Here to Maturity -- Depression: How to Stay Buoyant When You Don't Feel up to It -- Dealing with Anger and Emotions -- Self-medication, Substance Abuse, Alcohol and Drugs -- Self-harming -- When It All Gets Too Much -- Health and Comfort Food -- 3. Interests -- Music, Feeling and Emotion: Sound Waves to Brain Waves -- Gaming Obsession -- Why Pets Are Good at Fixing Your Brain -- Acting, Drama and Role Play -- Being Smart With Money -- Build Your Own Pyramid of Strength -- Index -- Blank Page.
Summary: With minimal text and fun, comic book style graphics, this is a treasure trove of information for young people with Asperger Syndrome and their carers. Exploring the science of how the human mind works, it gives handy tips on how to cope with all elements of the adult world, including responsibilities, health, sex and relationships.
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The Asperger Teen's Toolkit by Francis Musgrave -- Foreword -- Introduction -- 1. Relationships -- Self-Image -- Gender, Sexual Identity and Self‑Expression -- Relationships and Sex -- Dealing with Bullies and Difficult People -- Social Media -- 2. Wellbeing -- Your Brain: From Here to Maturity -- Depression: How to Stay Buoyant When You Don't Feel up to It -- Dealing with Anger and Emotions -- Self-medication, Substance Abuse, Alcohol and Drugs -- Self-harming -- When It All Gets Too Much -- Health and Comfort Food -- 3. Interests -- Music, Feeling and Emotion: Sound Waves to Brain Waves -- Gaming Obsession -- Why Pets Are Good at Fixing Your Brain -- Acting, Drama and Role Play -- Being Smart With Money -- Build Your Own Pyramid of Strength -- Index -- Blank Page.

With minimal text and fun, comic book style graphics, this is a treasure trove of information for young people with Asperger Syndrome and their carers. Exploring the science of how the human mind works, it gives handy tips on how to cope with all elements of the adult world, including responsibilities, health, sex and relationships.

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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.

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