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Michael Mcmanmon - Made for Good Purpose: What Every Parent Needs to Know to Help Their Adolescent with Asperger´s, High Functioning Autism or a Learning Difference Become an Independent Adult - 9781849058636 - V9781849058636
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Made for Good Purpose: What Every Parent Needs to Know to Help Their Adolescent with Asperger´s, High Functioning Autism or a Learning Difference Become an Independent Adult

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Description for Made for Good Purpose: What Every Parent Needs to Know to Help Their Adolescent with Asperger´s, High Functioning Autism or a Learning Difference Become an Independent Adult Paperback. Filled with practical advice and useful techniques, this book helps parents support their child with Asperger's Syndrome to make the transition from adolescent to happy, confident, and engaged adult. With this essential guide, young Aspies can achieve independence and learn life-long skills for succeeding in college, work, relationships, and more. Num Pages: 240 pages, 25 black and white. BIC Classification: JNSG2. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 225 x 163 x 15. Weight in Grams: 396.

Many teenagers with Asperger's Syndrome leave school feeling unsure of how to take the next steps in their lives. Leaving the comforts of home and facing the unknown can be daunting, but with the right support and advice these young adults can adapt and enjoy their newly-acquired independence.

Filled with useful advice, easy-to-apply techniques, and insights from both the author's own experiences of Asperger's Syndrome and those of his students, this book is a practical guide for helping young adults on the spectrum achieve independence and learn life-long skills of self-knowledge, self-sufficiency, and self-advocacy. With chapters on social skills, ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
Number of Pages
240
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781849058636
SKU
V9781849058636
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-50

About Michael Mcmanmon
Dr. Michael P. McManmon is the founder of the College Internship Program (CIP) that serves college-aged students with learning differences and Asperger's Syndrome in six centers across the US. CIP's goal is to prepare young men and young women with skills for life, for college, for work and for independent living. Dr. McManmon was diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome at fifty-one ... Read more

Reviews for Made for Good Purpose: What Every Parent Needs to Know to Help Their Adolescent with Asperger´s, High Functioning Autism or a Learning Difference Become an Independent Adult
Michael McManmon's book makes an outstanding contribution to the support, development and happiness of people on the autism spectrum. It is written with the parents of people with Asperger Syndrome in mind to help them understand how they can best help their children into adulthood. This book should certainly be studied by professionals employed in the field. The ideas are ... Read more

Goodreads reviews for Made for Good Purpose: What Every Parent Needs to Know to Help Their Adolescent with Asperger´s, High Functioning Autism or a Learning Difference Become an Independent Adult


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