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Hormonal fluctuations, the quest for self-identity, and the pressure of trying to be socially acceptable, all come together to make the world a complex, disorienting, and often highly troubling place. The world of the average teen is all about his or her peer circle; social skills as an adolescent are developed through shared experiences and frequent, lengthy conversations think of the stereotype of the teen one just cannot keep off of the phone; such social over-attentiveness is all part of the learning process. Naturally, then, a teen with poor social skillsor one who struggles to communicate, can feel barred from this world, and the idea of interacting in it is therefore unappealing and even frightening.
Developing trust is essential. Truth is, traditional modes of correction and discipline will not work. If it does not seem logical, it will not work.
Practical strategies and easy to follow advice. This DVD was developed to help young people with Asperger Syndrome feel more confident by giving them a tool kit to help them deal with tricky social situations. This DVD offers the most comprehensive presentation yet of the characteristics and reasons why female Aspies fall under the radar in their diagnosis. Whether you're a curious parent or a seasoned psychologist, this DVD is a perfect introduction to Asperger's Syndrome.
Clinical experience has identified that the majority of such adolescents and young adults would like a romantic relationship. However, there is remarkably little research examining this aspect of autism spectrum disorders ASDs or strategies to facilitate successful relationships. Typical children do this naturally and have practised relationship skills with family members and friends for many years before applying these abilities to achieve a successful romantic relationship.
In light of anti-bullying week which took place from 22 — 27 November, one teenager has created an emotional documentary to represent his emotions and show the pain he goes through on a day-to-day basis because of bullying. He talks about wanting to stand on his own two feet and how he is incredibly unhappy with himself. It will leave you questioning those things that make you sad.
They have the unique ability to help you understand and reflect. Dan's uses his sense of humor and deep understanding of ASD to help us see the limitless potential of individuals on the spectrum. Whenever I read Dan's articles, I find myself thinking, "Wow!
Learn what the experts have to say on the subject. Video games are not necessarily negative influences in the lives of children with autism. In fact, some researchers believe they can be an educational and entertaining way to build personal relationships and experiment with taking social risks and reaching out to unfamiliar people.
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