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Author McHenry, Irene, author.

Title The autism playbook for teens : imagination-based mindfulness activities to calm yourself, build independence & connect with others / Irene McHenry, Carol Moog.

Publication Info. Oakland, CA : Instant Help Books, [2014]


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 Axe EBSCO Clinical Nursing E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (xv, 139 pages .)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series The instant help solutions series
Instant help solutions series.
Summary "Teens with autism are natural observers--able to study, imitate, and learn social behavior. The Autism Playbook for Teens is designed to empower these strengths with mindfulness strategies and scripts, while also helping teens reduce anxiety, manage emotions, be more aware in the present moment, and connect with others. This book offers a unique, strengths-based approach to help teens with autism and Asperger's develop social skills, strengthen communication, and thrive"-- Provided by publisher.
Note Print version record.
Contents Foreword; acknowledgments; Part I; Calm Your Body and Mind; Chapter 1; just breathe: focus and calm yourself; Chapter 2; soar with your butterflies: calm your anxiety; Chapter 3; create a pause button: get comfortable; Chapter 4; light the stage: choose the best focus; Chapter 5; groove with gravity: feel solid in your body; Part II; Use Your Thoughts and Feelings to Build Your Independence; Chapter 6; your body is the actor: identify your feelings; Chapter 7; the astonishing energy of feelings: use your feelings as power; Chapter 8; basic meltdown prevention: managing anger; Chapter 9.
Your mind is the stage: get flexible and switch rolesChapter 10; makeover magic: improve your self-esteem; Part III; Reach Out to Connect with Others and Direct Your Life; Chapter 11; play the role of a scientist: get curious; Chapter 12; you are the director: advocate for yourself; Chapter 13; the positive channel: build your health and happiness; Chapter 14; practice kindness: make friends; Chapter 15; design your own stage: prepare for your scenes; Chapter 16; live your own scripts: direct your next steps.
Subject Autism spectrum disorders.
Social interaction in adolescence.
Autistic Disorder -- therapy.
JUVENILE NONFICTION -- Social Issues -- Special Needs.
JUVENILE NONFICTION -- Social Issues -- Emotions & Feelings.
JUVENILE NONFICTION -- Social Issues -- Friendship.
Autism spectrum disorders. (OCoLC)fst01747518
Social interaction in adolescence. (OCoLC)fst01122583
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Moog, Carol, author.
Other Form: Print version: McHenry, Irene. Autism playbook for teens. 9781626250093 162625009X (DLC) 2014006468 (OCoLC)868037932
ISBN 9781626250109 (electronic bk.)
1626250103 (electronic bk.)
9781626250093 (paperback ; acid-free paper)
162625009X (paperback ; acid-free paper)
Standard No. AU@ 000056060666
NZ1 15717733

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