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Yenn Purkis - The Wonderful World of Work: A Workbook for Asperteens - 9781849054997 - V9781849054997
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The Wonderful World of Work: A Workbook for Asperteens

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Description for The Wonderful World of Work: A Workbook for Asperteens Paperback. Full of practical information, engaging activities, fun illustrations and inspiring personal stories, this hands-on workbook demystifies the world of work to help teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder feel confident in their ability to get a job and encourages them to think about careers that might suit their skills and interests. Illustrator(s): Hore, Andrew. Num Pages: 128 pages, 22 black and white. BIC Classification: JNR; JNSG2. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 244 x 172 x 8. Weight in Grams: 264.

This hands-on workbook demystifies the world of work in order to help teenagers with Asperger syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder) feel confident in their ability to be successful at their studies and get a job.

Each chapter talks the teen through a different element of employment, including the benefits of having a job, why education is important, how to write a resume and succeed at job interviews, and the advantages and disadvantages of autism in the workplace. A variety of different industries and jobs are explored to encourage teens to begin to think about careers that might appeal to them ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers United Kingdom
Number of pages
112
Condition
New
Number of Pages
128
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781849054997
SKU
V9781849054997
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-10

About Yenn Purkis
Jeanette Purkis has a Master's degree in Fine Arts from RMIT University and works for the Australian Public Service as a policy adviser. Jeanette recently received an Excellence Award from the CEO of her department for promoting inclusion and advocating for disability. She is a frequent speaker at autism conferences and she facilitates a support group for women on the ... Read more

Reviews for The Wonderful World of Work: A Workbook for Asperteens
This is a fascinating workbook written with Aspie insight and advice - for Aspies - from an Aspie. Jeanette has thought of everything incorporated in the workforce, with specific activities that draw out the reader's own personal ambitions, thoughts and future plans. Including her own personal experiences helped cement the foundation of the book. This workbook is a practical, encouraging, ... Read more

Goodreads reviews for The Wonderful World of Work: A Workbook for Asperteens


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