The Complete Guide for Transitioning to Adulthood for Those with Autism and Asperger's Syndrome.
Typically, ASD high school graduates are unprepared for the transition to independence. Early, ongoing training in the social skills crucial to establishing successful adult relationships --in college, vocational school, residential living, or on the job --can help. This book guides readers through the legal, financial, educational, vocational, and community resources available after graduation. The essence of the book lies in the 73 "Skill Lessons" targeting nonverbal communication, empathy, anger/anxiety management, conversational skills, and employment-related skills, which can be taught by parents, teachers, or professionals.