The Parents' Practical Guide to Resilience for Preteens and Teenagers on the Autism Spectrum -

The Parents' Practical Guide to Resilience for Preteens and Teenagers on the Autism Spectrum

By Yenn Purkis, Emma Goodall

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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.

Product code: 9781785922756

ISBN 9781785922756
On Sale Date 21/05/2018
Publisher Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H228xW157xS16
No. Of Pages 200
Building resilience and independence in young people with autism can be hugely beneficial in helping them live an independent and rewarding life. This book is a practical resource based around major life events; each milestone includes exercises that you can work through to more effectively build resilience and independence in preteens and teens.