Table of contents for Social skills for teenagers and adults with Asperger syndrome : a practical guide to day-to-day life / Nancy J. Patrick.

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Contents
Introduction
What is Asperger Syndrome?
Experiences of teens and adults with Asperger Syndrome
1.	A Social World
What are social skills?
What are communication skills?
How are social skills and communication skills related?
	Steps to increase social competence
2.	Friends and Family
Acquaintances
Family 
Friends
Dating
Marriage
Parenting
Strangers
3.	Health and Medical 
Nutrition, fitness and sleep
Healthcare
Mental health care 
4.	Living Arrangements
Living at home, supported living and independent living
Self-care 
Home care 
Budgeting and financial management 
5.	Education, Training, and Employment
Career and vocational assessment
College, technical institutes and apprenticeships
Finding employment
Keeping a job 
6.	Adaptive Tools
Assistive technology
Effective listening
Eye gaze
Fix-up strategies
Lists
Note-taking
Role playing
Scripts
Self-assessment
Self-determination
Self-disclosure
My Journal 
Glossary
References
Author index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Asperger's syndrome.
Asperger's syndrome -- Patients -- Family relationships.
Social skills in children.
Friendship in children.