Preparing for Life: The Complete Guide for Transitioning to Adulthood for Those with Autism and Aspeby Dr. Jed Baker Year Published: 2006
Typically, ASD high school graduates are unprepared for the transition to independence. Early, ongoing training in the social skills crucial to establishing successful adult relationships―in college, vocational school, residential living, or on the job―can help. Preparing for Life guides readers through the legal, financial, educational, vocational, and community resources available after graduation. The essence of the book lies in the 73 “Skill Lessons” targeting:
- Nonverbal communication
- Anger/anxiety management
- Conversational skills
- Employment-related skills
―which can be taught by parents, teachers, or professionals. This easy-to-follow resource offers a complete toolbox of social skills and the means to attain them.
No More Meltdowns: Positive Strategies for Managing and Preventing Out-Of-Control Behavior 1st Editiby Dr. Jed Baker Year Published: 2008
Review"Jed Baker, in this excellent book, gives us the tools to deal with and prevent out-of-control behavior. Wisely, he leads us grown-ups to understand how to change our own behavior in order to help our children change theirs." -- Carol Stock Kranowitz "Author of best-seller The Out-of-Sync Child"
About the AuthorJed Baker, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist with over 12 years experience leading therapeutic groups with children, adults and families. He is a behavioral consultant for several New Jersey school systems, providing social skills training for students with pervasive developmental disorders and learning disabilities. In addition, he writes, lectures, and provides training throughout the Northeast on social skills training for individuals with Asperger Syndrome and related pervasive developmental disorders.
by Dr. Paul Foxman Year Published: 2004