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For teenagers and young adults with ASD
By Mary J. Wrobel & Alison Rothamer
Future Horizons, 2017, 179 p.

Presents guidance specifically aimed at teenagers and young adults with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Talks about topics such as fitting in, being independent, developing relationships (including friendships and loving, intimate relationships), dressing and acting appropriately, feeling comfortable in public and social situations, dressing for different events, feeling anxious in social situations, and public versus private behaviours. Discusses managing health and personal safety, anxiety, depression, feeling suicidal, social media, sex and sexual relationships, finding and keeping friends, finding a boyfriend or girlfriend, safe and responsible sex, and deciding when to have sex with a partner.

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