For individuals in the U.S. & U.S. territories
If you have Asperger's, high school can be a time of great promise and opportunity — to learn more about subjects you're excited about, join clubs and activities that interest you, and make new friends — but it can also be uncomfortable at times. This book helps you use your strengths and unique personal style to feel more comfortable in high school.
Chock full of quizzes, exercises, and examples, this book can help you:
- Understand your unique strengths and weaknesses
- Work well with your teachers
- Connect with other kids at school
- Recognize and deal with bullying
- Use social media safely and politely
- Develop healthy habits
- Cope with stress and strong emotions
- Become more independent
Take a look inside, and find some ways to help yourself feel more comfortable and more relaxed in high school — and better able to make friends, understand teachers, and get the grades you are capable of!
Blythe Grossberg, PsyD, is a learning specialist in New York City who works to help children with Asperger's syndrome and learning issues become more effective at school. She is the author of Asperger's Rules! How to Make Sense of School and Friends.
- Gold Medal, Mom's Choice Awards
High school students who have been diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome will find this a welcome tool to add to their support resources. The straightforward tone and achievable tips make this guide approachable for a wide range of readers. Both teachers and counseling staff would be well served to have this title in their collection.