Holiday Reading – Great Gift Ideas to give a Teenager
| by J.D. Kraus | The teenage years are a time when being social is the #1 priority for kids. But for kids with Asperger's, who have acute social challenges, these years can be the most difficult, confusing time in their lives. Enter J. D. Kraus, a young man who has been there, done that! He offers practical advice to his peers so they can get the most out of middle school and high school, both academically and socially.
| by Blythe Grossberg - If you have Asperger’s, high school can be a time of great promise and opportunity 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, and become more independent.
With minimal text and fun, comic book style graphics, this is a treasure trove of information for young people with Asperger Syndrome and their carers. Exploring the science of how the human mind works, it gives handy tips on how to cope with all elements of the adult world, including responsibilities, health, sex and relationships.
| by Luke Jackson | Luke Jackson is 13 years old and has Asperger Syndrome. Drawing from his experiences and gaining information from his teenage brother and sisters, he wrote this enlightening, honest and witty book in attempt to address difficult topics such as bullying, friendships, when and how to tell others about AS, school problems , dating and relationships and more.