The social survival guide for teens on the autism spectrum : how to make friends and navigate your emotions / Lindsey Sterling
By: Sterling, Lindsey.Publisher: Emeryville, CA : Rockridge Press, 2020Description: xiv, 143 pages : colour illustrations ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781647390105.Subject(s): AUTISM | ADOLESCENTS | SOCIAL SKILLS | FRIENDSHIPS | EMOTION REGULATION
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Introduction -- PART ONE: GETTING STARTED -- 1. What are friends for, anyway? -- 2. Communication basics -- 3. Other codes of behavior -- PART TWO: TAKING CARE OF YOURSELF -- 4. Your emotions -- 5. Checking in with yourself -- PART THREE: SOCIAL SURVIVAL GUIDE -- 6. Joining in -- 7. Unexpected situations -- 8. Handling confrontations -- 9. Responding to bullying.
'Build friendships and care for your emotions--a practical handbook for teens on the spectrum. Social situations can feel mysterious or tricky to navigate--and if you are on the autism spectrum, they can feel overwhelming. The Social Survival Guide for Teens on the Autism Spectrum unlocks socialization secrets and helps you understand your feelings. Autism books for kids don't always address teenagers' needs--the practical tips and step-by-step guides in this handbook are perfect for ages 12-16. Learn how to handle situations like managing anxiety, starting a conversation, understanding sarcasm, and dealing with conflict. Build sparkling social skills and take care of your emotional health at the same time. This standout among autism books for kids can help you feel more confident--and more connected to people you care about.'