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Asperger Syndrome: The OASIS Guide--Revised, Updated, Expanded--Coming in September 2014

Praise for the previous edition of The OASIS Guide

“If someone were to ask me to suggest the most useful resource about AS, I would not hesitate for an instant: The OASIS Guide to Asperger Syndrome. This is a must-read book for parents, educators, and individuals with AS alike.” —Brenda Smith Myles, Ph.D., author of Asperger Syndrome and Difficult Moments: Practical Solutions for Tantrums, Rage, and Meltdowns

“This inspiring book offers sound advice, comforting support, and remarkable insights with clarity of purpose, profound honesty, and depth of meaning. It’s destined to become a classic in its genre.” —Diane Twachtman-Cullen, Ph.D., executive director, Autism and Developmental Disabilities Consultation Center

“Rarely does one find such a wealth of quality information all between the same two covers. This book has important work to do, and it is more than up to the task.” —Carol Gray, director, Gray Center for Social Learning and Understanding

“Incredible! The OASIS Guide to Asperger Syndrome contains tremendous advice, tips, and practical solutions to manage the confusion of special ed and Asperger Syndrome. The new parent and seasoned veteran should read the guide cover to cover. It is excellent.” —Peter W. D. Wright, Esq., coauthor of Wrightslaw: Special Education Law and owner of wrightslaw.com

Includes the most up-to-date information on a host of topics and new coverage of girls with Asperger syndrome; evidence-based treatment; autism insurance reform; health insurance coverage; transition; health and safety; relationships and sexuality; bullying; use of social media; preparing for college; and choosing interventions. And much, much more!

Contents
Foreword by Tony Attwood
Foreword by Michael John Carley
Introduction by Author
Part One: Asperger Syndrome
1. What Is Asperger Syndrome?
2. Getting the Diagnosis
Part Two: Taking Control
3. Acceptance Builds the Bridge to Success
4. Options and Interventions
5. Medication
6. Special Education
Part Three: The Whole Child
7. Your Child's Emotional Life
8. Your Child in the Social Realm
9. Your Child in School
10. Growing Up Health and Safe
11. Life After High School
12. After All
Acknowledgments
Notes
Index