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New Self Help Book for Teenagers & Adults with ASD/AS

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Davros · 18/10/2005 23:01

Marc Fleisher's new self-help guide for autistic teenagers and adults will help readers improve their quality of life and overcome many everyday challenges, be it through the development of independent living skills, building a more varied and fulfilling social life, or mastering a course in higher education and broadening one's opportunities for the future.

Marc Fleisher speaks from first hand experience about the coping strategies he himself has had to learn - often the hard way. Written particularly for young people who are just beginning to become independent from their parents, perhaps living in their own home for the first time, this book shows how to approach apparent problems with hope and the expectation of an improved quality of life.

Survival Strategies is an invaluable source of advice and reassurance for people with ASDs across a wide age range. Other readers such as
relatives and friends of people on the autism spectrum, and professionals such as educators or therapists will find it provides a host of new
insights.

Marc Fleisher was diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome at the age of 11.
A public speaker on autism, he also has a love of mathematics and holds a masters degree in maths from Brunel University. Marc is a patron of a
local sports club for children with disabilities where he is a tennis coach. He is the author of Making Sense of the Unfeasible, also published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Survival Strategies for People on the Autism Spectrum
Marc Fleisher
September 2005
176 pages
ISBN 1 84310 2617
Paperback
£12.99/US$19.95

Further details can be found on the JKP website:
www.jkp.com/new/1-84310-261-7
You can also order a copy of the book online from this page.

If you would like to order a copy of the book, and you are unable to
access the Internet, you can contact us at:

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 116 Pentonville Road, London, N1 9JB, UK
Tel: (+44) 020 7833 2307 Fax: (+44) 020 7837 2917 email: [email protected]

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