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

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This resource provides practical strategies for helping teenagers and adults with Asperger Syndrome to navigate social skills, friendships and relationships at home and in the community.

The author offers advice and useful strategies for tackling day-to-day problems such as visits to the dentist or the doctor, searching for a job, sorting out personal finances, going on vac
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Paperback, 208 pages
Published September 15th 2008 by Jessica Kingsley Publishers (first published August 15th 2008)
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Jon Cox
Mar 07, 2011 Jon Cox rated it liked it
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
Oct 11, 2011 Laura Cushing rated it really liked it
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
Feb 28, 2014 Erin rated it it was ok
Shelves: asperger
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.
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Sep 28, 2014 Sarah rated it it was amazing
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