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Growing Up on the Spectrum

A Guide to Life, Love, and Learning for Teens and Young Adults with Autism and Asperger's

Lynn Kern Koegel, Claire LaZebnik

Paperback

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Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (3/19/2009)

Description

The first comprehensive guide to helping teens with autism—from the acclaimed authors of Overcoming Autism

With an estimated half a million Americans under twenty-six on the autism spectrum, this book offers the reassurance, solace, and practical solutions that so many people are searching for. Following up on their work in Overcoming Autism, which offered advice for teaching young children on the spectrum, Lynn Koegel and Claire LaZebnik now present strategies for working with teens and young adults living with this complex condition. Addressing universal parental concerns, from first crushes and a changing body to how to succeed in college and beyond, Growing Up on the Spectrum is a beacon of hope and wisdom for parents, therapists, and educators alike.


Praise For Growing Up on the Spectrum: A Guide to Life, Love, and Learning for Teens and Young Adults with Autism and Asperger's

Penguin Books, 9780143116660, 400pp.

Publication Date: February 23, 2010



About the Author

Claire LaZebnik is a published novelist and magazine writer. She lives with her husband and four children in Pacific Palisades, California.