Taking Care Of Myself2: For Teenagers And Young Adults With Asd by Mary WrobelTaking Care Of Myself2: For Teenagers And Young Adults With Asd by Mary Wrobel

Taking Care Of Myself2: For Teenagers And Young Adults With Asd

byMary Wrobel

Paperback | February 8, 2017

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Written for teenagers and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), this instructional book is also for parents, instructors, and therapists to help teens on the autism spectrum. The information is written in an easy-to-understand manner with simple how-to lists. This book is geared for use in an instructional or home setting for any teenager or young adult with ASD. Topics covered include: dressing for different events, feeling anxious in social situations, public versus private behaviors, staying healthy, anxiety, depression, and feeling suicidal, social media issues, sexual harassment, finding and keeping friends (including a boyfriend or girlfriend), safe and responsible sex, and deciding to have sex with a partner, and more.
A retired teacher and speech-language pathologist, Mary Wrobel worked with students with autism or Asperger's syndrome for more than twenty-five years. She wrote Taking Care of Myself2 for Teenagers and Young Adults to help teach students with autism and Asperger's how to live safe and healthy lives. She also trained both parents and p...
Title:Taking Care Of Myself2: For Teenagers And Young Adults With AsdFormat:PaperbackDimensions:246 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.68 inPublished:February 8, 2017Publisher:Future HorizonsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1941765300

ISBN - 13:9781941765302


Table of Contents

UNIT 1: HYGIENE and GROOMING 1. Introduction 2. Everyday Grooming 3. Deciding Whether to Shave 4. Looking Your Best 5. We Dress for Different Events UNIT 2: STAYING HEALTHY 1. Introduction 2. Getting and Staying Healthy 3. Eating Right 4. Taking Care of Your Teeth and Mouth 5. Dealing with Sickness 6. Dealing with Pain 7. Check Your Body for Changes 8. When Should You See a Doctor? 9. Dealing with Allergies 10. Feeling Anxious 11. Dealing with Depression 12. Drug and/Alcohol Abuse and Addiction 13. If You Feel Suicidal 14. Staying in a Hospital UNIT 3: PUBLIC BEHAVIOR 1. Introduction 2. Be Polite, Not Rude 3. No Personal Behavior in Public 4. Public Bathrooms and Urinal Rules 5. Rules of Private Property 6. Stalking Is Not Allowed 7. Staying Calm in Public Places 8. Feeling Anxious in Social Situations 9. Traveling - Busses, Trains, and Airplanes 10. If a Police Officer Stops You 11. If There Is an Emergency UNIT 4: RELATIONSHIPS 1. Introduction 2. Who Is a Friend? 3. Meeting New People 4. Finding and Keeping Friends 5. Having a Best Friend 6. Having a Roommate 7. Employers and Co-workers 8. Dealing with People Who Don't Like You 9. Finding a Girlfriend 10. Finding a Boyfriend 11. Having a Loving Relationship UNIT 5: PERSONAL SAFETY 1. Introduction 2. Strangers on the Phone or at the Door 3. The Internet and Social Media 4. Dealing with Verbal and Emotional Abuse 5. Dealing with Bullies 6. If Someone Hurts You 7. If You Are Mugged 8. Appropriate and Inappropriate Touching 9. Sexual Harassment 10. Rape Is a Terrible Crime 11. How Rape Happens UNIT 6: SEX and SEXUAL RELATIONSHIPS 1. Introduction 2. What Is Sex? 3. The Rules of Sexual Activity 4. Having Sex Is a Choice 5. Consequences of Unprotected Sex 6. Can You Get AIDS? 7. Safe and Responsible Sex 8. Masturbation Is Private 9. Deciding to Have Sex with a Partner 10. When You Are in a Sexual Relationship