This resource provides practical strategies for helping teenagers and adults with Asperger’s syndrome to navigate social skills, friendships and relationships at home and in the community. The author offers advice and useful strategies for tackling day-to-day problems such as visits to the dentist or going on holidays, as well as more intimate topics such as dating and acquiring and maintaining friendships. The chapters are structured around real-life scenarios and the challenges they present, followed by step-by-step solutions and suggestions. This accessible guide will be of interest to teenagers and adults with Asperger’s syndrome and their families, teachers, therapists, counsellors, carers, social and health work professionals.
Patrick, N. J. (2008). Social Skills for Teenagers and Adults with Asperger Syndrome: A Practical Guide to Day-to-Day Life. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.