From the best-selling author Dr. Jed Baker comes a comprehensive resource for students with ASD who are preparing for life after high school. In this book, Dr. Baker offers life-skills training, focusing on non-verbal cues, body language, dealing with anger, frustration and anxiety, as well as building and maintaining friendships. There are chapters on conversation, employment skills, how to balance work and school with family, as well as how to manage finances, emergencies and transportation. There is also a practical assessment tool for parents, as well as an analysis of current laws that provide accommodations to adults with disabilities. This is an invaluable tool for families who need accessible information and guidance on the transition to adulthood.
A comprehensive resource for students on the autism spectrum preparing for life after high school, best-selling author/counselor Dr. Jed Baker offers "life skills training" on subjects such as non-verbal cues, body language, dealing with anger, frustration and anxiety, as well as building and maintaining friendships, roommates, and intimate relationships. He focuses on conversational and employment skills, ways to balance work/school with family demands, and problematic areas such as finances, emergencies and transportation matters. The assessment tools he provides for parents and the analysis of the laws that provide accommodations to adults with disabilities are critical for success in life after high school.
SPECIFICATIONSSoft Cover, 357 pages, by Dr. Jed Baker