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Asperger Syndrome: An Owner's Manual

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Asperger Syndrome: An Owner's Manual
What You, Your Parents, and Your Teachers Need to Know
An Interactive Guide and Workbook

An Owner's Manual is an interactive workbook designed for young people grades 5 through 8 for use with guidance from a helping teacher or parent. Written for adolescents, this book describes what Asperger Syndrome is and how it can affect daily life. With the help of an adult, the child completes a series of exercises related to learning style, sensory issues, emotions, relationships, and more, culminating in a written plan for each major area of his life.


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 bachelors 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.

ISBN: 9781931282918

Reviews (2)

LENEXA, Kansas
May 26 2016
Customer Review: J. Bridges - I was just diagnosed with high functioning autism at age 20, and this book has been a great tool for me to go through and assess where I am at and what I need to work on. I am not yet finished with it but I am really enjoying going through it. I've copied some pages out of the book and taped them to my wall to help me with my day-to-day life, like the independent living skills assessment. This is a very cool book.
LENEXA, Kansas
May 26 2016
Customer Review: Amazon Customer - People with Asperger Syndrome (AS) who want to live up to their full potential as a productive member of society need to read this book. If you don't mind being ostracized except by your closest friends, then don't bother. But if you feel you have talents and interests that you'd like to pursue by getting and holding down a job, you'd better read this book. It will help you become aware of simple things to make interact with others less stressful, including your husband, wife or parent. Get this book and do the worksheets! They are fun and you will reap great rewards! Parents of older adolescents: this book will only be useful after your AS child has accepted their diagnosis, are aware of issues that prevent them from reaching their full potential, and are willing to at least keep an open mind enough to begin reading the workbook.
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