Mental Health Resources for Asperger’s Syndrome in Adolescents
Recommended Reading for Asperger’s Syndrome in Adolescents:
Developing College Skills in Students With Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome by Sarita Freedman
For teenagers on the autism spectrum, college can be a daunting prospect. In this book, the author describes the needs ASD students are likely to have and identifies the skill-sets they will need to develop to be successful in college as well as in life. The author also shows how to develop those skill-sets.
Freaks, Geeks and Asperger Syndrome: A User Guide to Adolescence by Luke Jackson
This book is written by an adolescent with Asperger Syndrome for those experiencing ASD. He draws from his own experiences and those of his teenage brother and sisters as a way of addressing topics such as bullying, friendships, school problems, dating, relationships, morality and when and how to tell others about AS.
Take Control of Asperger’s Syndrome: The Official Strategy Guide for Teens With Asperger’s Syndrome and Nonverbal Learning Disorders by Janet Price & Jennifer Engel Fisher
This handbook is for kids and teens on how to live successfully with Asperger’s Syndrome and Nonverbal Learning Disorders. They’ll learn how to take control of their strengths to overcome weaknesses. The authors draw on their own experiences as parents and teachers of kids with AS and NLD and have also interviewed hundreds of kids to learn how to understand the disorders, live with the symptoms and succeed.