Navigating the Social World

A Curriculum for Individuals with Asperger's Syndrome, High Functioning Autism and Related Disorders
By Jeanette McAfee, M.D.
Future Horizons, 2001
Spiral-Bound, 354 pages
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$38.00

This book was written primarily for people who live with or work with individuals who have Sperger's Syndrome or high functioning autism (AS?HFA) and who have limited experience in providing programs for these children. In addition, the book also will be useful for those who work with individuals with related disorders such as pervasive developmental disorder-nototherwise specified (PDD-NOS), nonverbal learning disorder, and semantic pragmatic disorder.

The book is divided into the following sections:

*Recognizing and Coping with One's Own Emotions

*Communication and Social Skills

*Abstract Thinking Skills

*Behavioral Issues