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Succeeding in College with Asperger Syndrome

Succeeding in College with Asperger Syndrome Author John Harpur
ISBN-10 1843102013
Release 2004
Pages 272
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College life is particularly stressful for students with Asperger Syndrome. This much needed guide provides information to help these students prepare successfully for study, interact with staff and fellow students, cope with expectations and pressures, and understand their academic and domestic responsibilities.



Succeeding with Interventions for Asperger Syndrome Adolescents

Succeeding with Interventions for Asperger Syndrome Adolescents Author Michael Fitzgerald
ISBN-10 1846424836
Release 2006-02-15
Pages 224
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This vital new book presents effective strategies to tackle the specific difficulties in social interaction and communication that are experienced by adolescents with Asperger Syndrome (AS). Focusing on the development of interaction skills through teaching social competence, the authors explain how to design an effective social skills intervention programme whose primary objective is successful peer interaction. They describe the methodology, philosophy and science underpinning their approach and include a template for a sample course currently administered over six months. Guidance is given on what resources to choose from the wide range of available intervention programmes, and many case study examples are also provided. The authors outline session formats, possible problems and solutions, and emphasise the significance of the therapist's attitude and the role of parents in building social confidence. This highly practical book is an excellent resource for anyone involved with designing and delivering socialisation training to adolescents with AS, from parents and teachers to counsellors and therapists.



Realizing the College Dream with Autism Or Asperger Syndrome

Realizing the College Dream with Autism Or Asperger Syndrome Author Ann Palmer
ISBN-10 9781843108016
Release 2006
Pages 176
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Palmer advises parents and professionals how to prepare the student for the transition from school and home life to a new environment and educational challenge, and how to support them through potential problems such as academic pressure, living away from home, social integration and appropriate levels of participation in college.



Students with Asperger Syndrome

Students with Asperger Syndrome Author Lorraine E. Wolf
ISBN-10 1934575399
Release 2009
Pages 337
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For many students with autism spectrum disorders getting admitted to college is the easy part. Surviving and succeeding can be quite another, as these students transition into a system that is often unprepared to receive them. Accommodating students whose disabilities very likely fall in social and self-regulatory areas is a particular challenge for disability services providers who are not used to reaching out into so many areas of student life. Based on the authors' extensive experience, this comprehensive book offers disability services professionals practical strategies for accommodating and supporting students in all phases of college life and beyond. Major chapters address legal issues and academic accommodations; co-curricular needs and accommodations; housing and resident life; faculty issues; other partners on campus such as business and academic affairs, campus police and public safety; employment issues; working with parents, and more. Checklists, forms and other tools help guide and structure the combined efforts to help students succeed



Top Tips for Asperger Students

Top Tips for Asperger Students Author Rosemary Martin
ISBN-10 0857003410
Release 2011-05-15
Pages 160
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Leaving home and moving to college or university can be a daunting experience. In this easy-to-use book, Rosemary Martin provides guidelines and invaluable advice for every student on the Autism Spectrum as he or she thinks about, and plans for, entry into student life. Packed with tried and tested methods for coping and succeeding away from home that cover every aspect of student life, this book focuses on the particular needs of people with AS - from how to get up on time for lectures, to the art of living with other people and attending to the basics of personal hygiene - and encourages everyone to make the most of student life in a style that suits them. Handy hints and tips reassure the reader that going to college is a big deal for every student, regardless of whether or not they are on the autism spectrum. This friendly and useful book is an absolute must for any student on the spectrum about to begin a university or college degree.



Beyond the Wall

Beyond the Wall Author Stephen M. Shore
ISBN-10 1931282196
Release 2003-01-01
Pages 214
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Includes a chapter entitled Getting Ready for College. This book offers information on common sensory reactions in an easy to read chart format. It also contains a chapter on the author's public involvement with autism spectrum related issues, including speaking at conferences and advocating for services for those on the spectrum.



Build Your Own Life

Build Your Own Life Author Wendy Lawson
ISBN-10 1843101149
Release 2003
Pages 176
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Annotation "In this book, Wendy Lawson guides others on the autism spectrum through the confusing map of life, tackling the building bricks of social existence one by one with humour, insight and practical suggestions."



Asperger Syndrome Employment Workbook

Asperger Syndrome Employment Workbook Author Roger N. Meyer
ISBN-10 1853027960
Release 2001
Pages 319
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Asperger employment guide: a workbook for individuals on the autistic spectrum, their families, and helping professionals.



The Myriad Gifts of Asperger s Syndrome

The Myriad Gifts of Asperger s Syndrome Author John M. Ortiz
ISBN-10 1846427789
Release 2008-03-15
Pages 176
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A fascinating collection of real-life personal profiles, The Myriad Gifts of Asperger's Syndrome focuses on the talents, abilities, and achievements of individuals with Asperger's Syndrome (AS). Vaschel has a remarkable connection with animals; Richard can tell the weight of any item he lifts to the nearest tenth of a pound; two-year-old Hannah detected a dangerously faulty electrical circuit in her family home; and eight-year-old Clark became conversant in French after only an evening's study. What connects these individuals? They all have AS. John M. Ortiz celebrates the qualities of individuals with AS he has met through his clinical experience, including their characteristic tenacity, honesty, and attention to detail, and looks also at the wide range of careers they have chosen and in which they flourish. This uplifting book should be read and enjoyed by anyone who knows or works professionally with individuals with AS, and anyone with an interest in the subject.



College Success for Students with Learning Disabilities

College Success for Students with Learning Disabilities Author Cynthia G. Simpson
ISBN-10 1593633599
Release 2009
Pages 172
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With special secitions addressing ADD/ADHD and Asperger's syndrome, offers learning disabled students strategies and guidance for choosing the right college, preparing for university life, and succeeding in their studies.



Dyslexia

Dyslexia Author Sylvia Moody
ISBN-10 9781134085798
Release 2007-05-25
Pages 232
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Dyslexia: Surviving and Succeeding at College is a practical and easy-to-read guide for dyslexic and dyspraxic students. Clearly and simply written, in a dyslexia-friendly format, it addresses not just study skills, but also more general aspects of coping with student life. Each chapter includes step-by-step strategies which can be put into practice from the very first day at college. You will learn how to develop effective study skills such as: reading strategies to improve your accuracy and comprehension skills how to make your note-taking efficient and useful for essay writing feeling confident in contributing to seminars memory strategies for study and everyday life how to organise your time and plan your work. Sylvia Moody recognises that adapting to student life generally is as important as developing study skills. Guidance is given to assist you in finding your way around campus, building relationships with tutors, managing emotional development and preparing for the world of work. Full of invaluable self-help strategies, this book will empower you to improve your skills in all areas. The book will also be useful to subject tutors who wish to learn about dyslexia, and to dyslexia tutors and co-ordinators who want to give practical advice to their students. Dr Sylvia Moody is a freelance writer and psychologist specialising in adult dyslexia.



Visual Support for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Visual Support for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders Author Vera Bernard-Opitz
ISBN-10 1934575828
Release 2011
Pages 228
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Combining their years of experience working with individuals on the autism spectrum, both here and around the world, authors Vera Bernard-Opitz and Anne Häußler bring teachers and other professionals practical ideas and teaching methods for offering visual supports to students with autism spectrum disorders and other visual learners. With hundreds of colorful illustrations and step-by-step directions, this book lays the foundation for how to structure teaching environments, as well as offers countless examples of activities for students, ranging from basic skills, to reading and math, to social behavior.



How to Succeed with Specific Learning Difficulties in College and University

How to Succeed with Specific Learning Difficulties in College and University Author Amanda Kirby
ISBN-10 9780285642416
Release 2013-10-01
Pages 224
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For any adult with specific learning difficulties going to college or university can be a challenge. These can present in the work and home setting, learning new skills, meeting new people, and coping with a new environment. From study skills to budgeting, from cooking to relationships, Amanda Kirby identifies routes to success in both education and socially. At the heart of this book is its practical approach to provide information and advice that is easy to access and to use. Drawing on decades of practical, professional and academic experience Amanda Kirby provides solutions that are not only very accessible but also directs you to further reading and resources including apps and websites. Having this information all in one place is like a gold mine, as it has been previously scattered and very hard to find.



Asperger Syndrome and Anxiety

Asperger Syndrome and Anxiety Author Nick Dubin
ISBN-10 1846429226
Release 2009-03-12
Pages 224
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Many people suffer from feelings of stress and anxiety in their everyday lives. For people with Asperger Syndrome (AS), this stress can be particularly difficult to manage. On a daily basis people with AS must fit into a world that seems totally foreign to them and this can increase feelings of alienation and anxiety, making life's challenges especially hard to cope with. The first book on anxiety written specifically for adults with Asperger Syndrome, this book offers practical advice on how individuals with AS can manage their anxiety more effectively. As a person with AS who has struggled with feelings of anxiety and learnt how to overcome them, Nick Dubin shares his own tried and tested solutions along with up-to-date research on stress management for individuals with AS, including a chapter on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). Dubin explores the key problem areas that can lead to anxiety for people with AS such as lack of social skills, difficulties establishing romantic relationships and uncertainty about employment. Asperger Syndrome and Anxiety provides real solutions to a common problem and is essential reading for anyone with AS who has trouble managing stress. The book will also be of interest to family members, teachers and other professionals working with individuals with AS.



Succeeding as a Student in the STEM Fields with an Invisible Disability

Succeeding as a Student in the STEM Fields with an Invisible Disability Author Christy Oslund
ISBN-10 9780857008176
Release 2013-04-28
Pages 160
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The STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) attract many students with autism, ADD, affective disorders and related invisible disabilities who are highly intelligent and analytical, but who, upon entering higher education, may find that they struggle with independent living and a different way of learning. This is a preparation guide for students and their families that explains everything they need to know about the university experience including classroom behavior, study skills, self-reliance, accessing support services, and when parents should and shouldn't get involved. Offering practical advice and strategies, this is a useful handbook that students can refer to again and again throughout their college years guiding them on their paths to becoming the inventors, scientists, engineers, and computer entrepreneurs of the future.



Parenting Across the Autism Spectrum

Parenting Across the Autism Spectrum Author Maureen F. Morrell
ISBN-10 9781843108078
Release 2006
Pages 220
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The authors discuss the challenges of raising an autistic child.



A Friend s and Relative s Guide to Supporting the Family with Autism

A Friend s and Relative s Guide to Supporting the Family with Autism Author Ann Palmer
ISBN-10 0857005677
Release 2012-04-15
Pages 224
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When a child is diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), what the family really need, and often lack, is positive reassurance and understanding from those closest to them. This book is packed with advice on how extended family members and friends can provide the necessary support. Explaining the diagnosis and characteristics of ASD, this helpful guide uses examples from real families to illustrate the complex feelings that parents and each member of the family are likely to go through after a child is diagnosed. It gives practical tips on help that might be needed most, details the possible changes that will take place as the family adjusts and concludes with a comprehensive guide to other useful sources of information. This book will help strengthen relationships between parents and their extended family and friends, enabling a reliable support system to develop which will remain crucial to the child throughout their life.