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Social Skills for Teenagers and Adults with Asperger's Syndrome: A Practical Guide to Day-to-day Life

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Features strategies for helping teenagers and adults with Asperger Syndrome to navigate social skills, friendships and relationships at home and in the community. This book offers advice for tackling various problems such as visits to the dentist or the doctor and searching for a job. It is intended for teenagers and adults with Asperger Syndrome.
Paperback, 208 pages
Published July 15th 2008 by Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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Jon Cox
I have a problem with most social skills books I have seen. They seem to talk more about functioning in every day situations more than they do about social skills. I agree that functioning in everyday situations is important, and, in a way, is social skills, but I think Ms. Patrick missed the boat a bit. She does share some good social skills and tips for functioning, and I think that the book would be very helpful for most teens or adults with Asperger's Syndrome, but I would have liked to see ...more
Laura Cushing
A useful guide to social skills for adults and teens with asperger's syndrome. Some of the insights into why and how we do certain interactions were useful. Others were things I already knew, but going over them again was helpful.

A lot of things I struggle with were detailed in this book, and while a lot of the solutions given involve practice and aren't an instant fix, I feel like I benefited from reading it and would recommend it to others with aspergers.

Borrowed from the library.
Erin
This was ok, but more geared towards teenagers. I didn't think the advice was as helpful to adults. Especially adults that are set in their ways.
Sarah
Definitely one of the books I'm keeping somewhere visible
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