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This book empowers parents of autistic young people aged 11 to 20 to help them promote resilience in their child. Full of suggestions and simple activities, this easy-to-use resource will help guide parents on how to build the foundations of resilience and independence for situations such as negotiating sexuality and relationships, entering employment or living away from home.
It includes information about the main developmental stages for preteens and teens on the autism spectrum, and will take parents through life events and milestones at different ages and identify where difficulties and barriers to resilience may arise and how to address them.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781785922756
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Jeanette Purkis has a lived experience of autism and is also the author of a number of books looking at aspects of autism. She works full-time in the Australian Public Service. Dr Emma Goodall has Asperger's syndrome and has professional experience of mental health services. The author of a number of books looking at aspects of autism, Emma is a Senior Autism Advisor in South Australia.
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