Asperger Syndrome: An Owner's Manual Two : For Older Adolescents. and Adults What You, Your Parents and Friends, and Your Employer Need to Know
"Asperger Syndrome: An Owner s Manual 2 for Older Adolescents and Adults" is the eagerly anticipated sequel to Asperger Syndrome - "An Owner s Manual" that is primarily written for middle school-age children. Using the same easy-to-follow format, this interactive workbook deals with issues that older adolescents and adults face such as relationships, marriage, independent living, employment, self-care, etc. The author uses the nonagram, a nine-pointed star symbolizing achievement and completeness to visually guide readers through each major section of the book. This much-needed resource is designed to inform and support individuals with AS as they come to grips with their strengths and challenges and plan for a successful adulthood within the neurotypical world.
- Paperback | 121 pages
- 218.19 x 277.62 x 8.38mm | 399.16g
- 24 Sep 2007
- AAPC Publishing
- Autism Asperger Publishing Co,US
- United States
"Ellen has done it again with this invaluable, visually based 'owner's manual' written directly for adolescents and adults with Asperger Syndrome and high-functioning autism. This workbook fills a gap in the literature for empowering, recognizing and marshaling the considerable strengths of this population to lead fulfilling and productive lives." -- Stephen M. Shore "internationally known author, presenter, and consultant on issues relating to the autism spectrum; member of the Board of the Autism Society of America"
About Ellen Korin
Ellen Korin, MEd, is a special educator with more than 35 years of experience in public and private education and almost 15 years working as a life skills coach with children and adults with organizational, motivational, executive functioning, and autism spectrum disorders. She has developed a protocol and a set of interventions that have proven effective for helping persons on the spectrum to improve their quality of life. Ellen earned her bachelor's degree at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts. She obtained a master's degree in special education from Boston State College. She presents locally and nationally.