A gifted education Legacy Award winner, Take Control of Asperger's Syndrome: The Official Strategy Guide for Teens With Asperger's Syndrome and Nonverbal Learning Disorder is a unique handbook for kids and teens on living successful lives with these disorders by taking control of their strengths to overcome their weaknesses.
Drawing on their experiences as parents and teachers of students with Asperger's syndrome (AS) and Nonverbal Learning Disorder (NLD), the authors provide tips on understanding the disorders, living with the symptoms, succeeding in school, completing homework, talking to others about strengths and needs, making friends and socializing, and using technology to connect with other kids and teens with these disorders.
By interviewing dozens of kids and teens who live with AS and NLD, the authors include ideas, information, and advice for students, by students just like them. This handy guidebook is sure to help any child or teen with AS or NLD navigate life's challenges with successful outcomes.
Named one of the Pennsylvania State Librarians Assoication's Young Adult Top Forty nonfiction books of 2010.
Named to the A-List, Today's Books Daily Book Register,Today's Books, 3/10/10
Overall, it is an interesting read and good tool for those who need it. Although it is geared to the teens themselves, parents and educators will also find the information helpful.,Karen Jensen,Voice of Youth Advocates, 11/30/10