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Developing college skills in students with autism and Asperger's syndrome

Author: Sarita Freedman
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Identifies the needs of children with autism spectrum disorders who want to go to college, presents strategies to help prepare them for college life, and offers tips for finding support at the child's selected institution.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sarita Freedman
ISBN: 9781843109174 1843109174
OCLC Number: 471794451
Description: 224 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements. Foreword by Tony Attwood. Preface. Part I. 1. Becoming Familiar with Autism. Part II. Introduction: Skill Sets for Success: Being "Smart" Just Isn't Enough. 2. Self-Awareness Skill Sets. 3. Environmental Skill Sets. 4. Self-Advocacy Skill Sets. 5. Organizational Skill Sets. 6. Asking for Help Skill Sets. 7. Self-Care Skill Sets. 8. Social Skill Sets. Part III. 9. The Big Decision: Going to College. 10. Colleges and Professors Helping Students with ASD. 11. Are We Ready? References. Appendix A: Table - Overview of Skill Sets. Appendix B: Helpful Resources and Websites. Index.
Responsibility: Sarita Freedman ; foreword by Tony Attwood.

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