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Andrew Schlegelmilch - Parenting ASD Teens: A Guide to Making it Up As You Go - 9781849059756 - V9781849059756
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Parenting ASD Teens: A Guide to Making it Up As You Go

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Description for Parenting ASD Teens: A Guide to Making it Up As You Go Paperback. Andrew Schlegelmilch draws on his experience working at a high school for teens with autism to provide savvy advice to parents coping with the difficulties that arise when their child hits the troublesome teenage years. Discussion includes setting realistic expectations, encouraging independence, and helping teens cope with mental health issues. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: JNSG2; VFJD; VFXC1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 12. Weight in Grams: 330.

This straight-talking and accessible guide for parents of teenagers on the autism spectrum provides down-to-earth advice on coping with the more difficult issues that can arise at home and school during the adolescent years.

Andrew Schlegelmilch discusses common parenting challenges and offers advice drawn from his extensive experience working with teenagers with autism and their families as Head Psychologist at a college preparatory school. He offers parents professional guidance on what to do about falling grades, how to handle adolescent tantrums, how to talk about sex and sexuality with your child, how to help your child with peer relationships, ... Read more

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About Andrew Schlegelmilch
Andrew Schlegelmilch, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and consultant in private practice who specializes in working with children and teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families. He previously worked as Head Psychologist at Orion Academy in Moraga, California, a college preparatory high school for adolescents with Asperger's Syndrome, Non-verbal Learning Disability, and other related neurocognitive disorders. He has completed ... Read more

Reviews for Parenting ASD Teens: A Guide to Making it Up As You Go
The strength of Schlegelmilch's writing is in his not-the-typical-autism-professional voice-one that is no-nonsense, down-to-earth, and clear as a bell. Mix that in with his deep understanding of ASD and the whole teenage "thing", seasoned with wry asides and warmed with compassion, and you have a highly useful, compelling and unusual book.
Susan Senator, blogger, parent, and author of The ... Read more

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