Books to Help Teens with Autism and Aspgergers

Puberty and adolescence can be a difficult time for teens with Autism or Aspergers syndrome. During adolescence, social demands become more complex and subtle social cues are important. Teens with autism are usually socially naive, do not understand subtle social clues, and may experience rejection more frequently than their 'typical' peers. They can be vulnerable to manipulation and peer pressure.

Most teens with autism or Aspergers begin realizing they are not quite like others. It;s not uncommon for frustrations and anxiety to crop up. It is important to provide social support. It has been shown that groups where teens with autism can practice interpersonal and social skills are very helpful.

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At the start of puberty teens with autism or Aspergers will need specific instruction on body care. Areas of instruction should include personal hygiene, using deodorant, showering, for autistic girls menstruation, masturbation, appropriate touching, social kissing, swearing, and personal space. Using social stories for autistic teens has been proven to be very helpful.
Helpful Products
Explore Social Skills Introductory Kit
Price: $278.99
Focus on Feelings
Price: $58.99
Social Skills Picture Book for High School and Beyond
Price: $39.99
The Social Skills Picture Book for High School and Beyond CD-ROM
Price: $29.99
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Intimate Relationships and Sexual Health
Price: $34.95
Social Fortune or Social Fate
Price: $23.99
Hygiene and Related Behaviors for Children and Adolescents
Price: $21.95
I Have Feelings, Too! Interactive Picture Book Set
Price: $24.99
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Critical Thinking for Teens and Up
Price: $49.99
Social Skills Training and Frustration Management  Autism DVD
Price: $99.99
The Aspie Teen's Survival Guide
Price: $19.95
Survival Guide Kids Autism Spectrum Guide
Price: $16.99
School to Work DVD Set
Price: $99.95
Navigating the Social World : A Curriculum
Price: $49.99
Asperger Syndrome: An Owner's Manual
Price: $21.95
Taking Care of Myself: A Hygiene, Puberty and Personal Curriculum
Price: $24.95
Social Skills Training for Children and Adolescents with Asperger Syndrome
Price: $44.99
The Hidden Curriculum
Price: $21.95
How Rude!
Price: $19.99
Social Skills Training Guide for Teaching Assertiveness, Relationship Skills
Price: $19.95
Finding Our Way: Practical Solutions for Home and Community for Asperger Syndrome
Price: $23.95
Dude, That's Rude! (Get Some Manners)
Price: $8.99
How to Take the Grrrr out of Anger
Price: $8.99
The Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships
Price: $24.99
The Way I See It
Price: $24.95
Chill Skills In a Jar
Price: $9.99
Teen Talk
Price: $9.99
Sale Price: $7.99
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