Girls Growing Up on the Autism Spectrum: What Parents and Professionals

Should Know About the Pre-Teen and Teenage Years

JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERSISBN: 9781843108559

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Imprint: JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERS
By:
Shana Nichols,Liane Holliday Willey,Ginamarie Moravcik,Samara Pulver-Tetenbaum
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PAPERBACK
Pages:
352

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Description

Foreword. Acknowledgements. Author's Notes. 1. What Do We Currently Know About Girls and Women with Autism Spectrum Disorders? 2. Approaching Adolescence: Anticipation, Anxiety, Adaptation and Acceptance? 3. Puberty or 'Do My Parents Know You're Here?' 4. The Red Spot: Periods, Pads and Pelvic Exams. 5. Feeling Good Inside and Out: Self-perception and Self-confidence. 6. The Social Landscape of Adolescence: Friendships and Social Status. 7. Healthy Sexuality for Girls with ASDs. 8. Keeping Girls Safe: Promoting Personal Safety in the Real World. 9. Our Journey: A Mother and her Daughter with Asperger's Syndrome. Conclusion: Embracing Change. References. Index.

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