Living Independently on the Autism Spectrum

Living Independently on the Autism Spectrum 1

What You Need to Know to Move into a Place of Your Own, Succeed at Work, Start a Relationship, Stay Safe, and Enjoy Life as an Adult on the Autism Spectrum

by Lynne Soraya

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 18/06/2013

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Shape your way in the world and overcome any challenge!

Living on your own for the very first time can be exciting yet nerve-wracking--you'll search for roommates, interview for jobs, manage finances, and form relationships. But adjusting to this new life can seem especially difficult when you're on the Autism Spectrum. Drawing on her experiences, Lynne Soraya, one of ThAutcast.com's Most Inspiring Autistic People and author of Psychology Today's Asperger's Diary, will provide you with valuable advice as she guides you through each step of your transition into adulthood. These real-life strategies will help you cope with the feelings brought on by this change as well as deal with common challenges, like:


Budgeting and handling bills.
Finding the right residence and/or roommates.
Discovering a career path that complements your talents.
Interacting with coworkers and clients.
Building relationships with friends and potential partners.


With Living Independently on the Autism Spectrum, you will gain the confidence, support, and guidance you need to finally experience life on your own.
ISBN:
9781440557644
Category:
Coping with illness & specific conditions
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
18-06-2013
Language:
English
Publisher:
Adams Media Corporation
Country of origin:
United States
Pages:
272
Dimensions (mm):
214x140x15mm
Weight:
0.39kg

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  • Great book! "How to Adult" would be a more appropriate title...

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    Great well written and very systematic walk-through of both practicalities and psychology of adult life, and how to do it... step by step.

    Highly useful... Not only for autistic individuals but for really just anyone who is moving out of home for the first time, or who haven't lived independently yet (such as not in a relationship/marriage), or who has already lived independently for years but is still struggling with life management!