Table of contents for Growing up on the spectrum : a guide to life, love, and learning for teens and young adults with autism and Asperger's / Lynn Kern Koegel and Claire LaZebnik ; additional material and illustrations by Andrew LaZebnik.


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SECTION I: Getting Started                            1
1. Introduction                                       3
2. Terms, Interventions, and Techniques              17
SECTION 't: Making and Maintaining Good Friendships  41
1. Introduction and Some General Rules About Friendship  43
2. T'he Art of Conversation                          54
3. Outings and Get-togethers                         88
4. Parties                                           98
5. Dealing with Bullying and Peer Pressure          109
SECTION III: Making and Maintaining Successful Romantic
Relationships                            127
1. Introduction                                     129
2. Dating                                           133
3. Sex                                              155
SECTION Iv: Making School Successful                179
1. Introduction                                     181
2. Middle and High School: Supported Independence   184
3. College                                          211
SECTION v: Beyond the College Years                 253
1. Introduction                                    255
2. Jobs                                             258
3. Living Conditions                                274
4. Legal Planning                                  286
SECTION Vl: Improving Daily Life                   303
1. Introduction                                    305
2. Walking Out the Door Looking Good               308
3. Managing Behavior                               323
4. Managing Modern Technology                       337
5. Improving Coexisting (aka Comorbid) Conditions   355



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Autism in adolescence Popular works, Asperger's syndrome in adolescence Popular works