Autism and girls : world-renowned experts join those with autism to revolve issues that girls and women face every day! / featuring Temple Grandin & Tony Attwood, plus 7 more experts.
By: Attwood, Tony.
Contributor(s): Grandin, Temple | [Garnett, Michelle] | Faherty, Catherine | Wagner, Sheila | Iland, Lisa | Wrobel, Mary | Bolick, Teresa | Myers, Jennifer McIlwee | Snyder, Ruth.Publisher: Arlington, TX : Future Horizons Inc., 2019Copyright date: 2019Edition: Revised second edition (formerly known as Asperger's and Girls).Description: xiv, 212 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781941765234.Subject(s): AUTISM | GIRLS | SELF ADVOCACY | EDUCATION | FRIENDSHIPS | PUBERTY | TRANSITIONS | RELATIONSHIPS | EMPLOYMENTGenre/Form: Young adult nonfiction.
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Revised second edition (formerly known as Asperger's and girls) -- on title page.
Previous edition: Asperger's and girls / Tony Attwood, Temple Grandin [and others]. Arlington, TX : Future Horizons, c2006.
Includes bibliographical references.
Foreword / by Anita Lesko, BSN, RN, MS, CRNA -- Adaptations to autism / Tony Attwood & Michelle Garrett -- Deep self-advocacy: communicating what's true when it can't be spoken / Catherine Faherty -- Educating the female student with autism / Sheila Wagner, MEd -- Girl to girl: advice on friendship, bullying, and fitting in / Lisa Iland -- Preparing for puberty and beyond / Mary Wrobel, MA CSS/SLP -- Negotiating the transition from high school to the great beyond / Teresa Bolick, Ph. D., BCBA-D -- Aspie dos and dont's: dating, relationships, and marriage / Jennifer McIlwee Myers -- Maternal instincts and autism / Ruth Snyder, RN -- For me, a good career gave life meaning, 2nd edition / Temple Grandin, PhD.
The sections of this book describe the unique challenges of women and girls with autism spectrum disorder. The candid stories are written by women who have lived them. Experts discuss whether ASD girls are slipping under the radar and remaining undiagnosed. This edition provides practical solutions schools can implement and social tips for teenage girls navigating puberty, the transition to work or university, and the importance of and strategies for careers. -- adapted from Amazon.com info