Managing Asperger Syndrome at College and University: A Resource for Students, Tutors and Support Services

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Routledge, May 22, 2014 - Education - 120 pages

Meeting the demands of student life can be tough, especially for students with Asperger Syndrome. This book is full of practical suggestions on how to make the post-16 educational experience a good one. Advice is based upon sound knowledge of theory and practice and includes:

  • taking steps towards selecting the right course at the right institution
  • coping strategies to use in academic and social situations
  • advice to help students who are living away from home
  • a CD containing time-saving resources
  • how other students, tutors and disability services can help
  • useful references and addresses showing where to go next.

This is an important text for students with Asperger Syndrome, their support staff and personal tutors in institutes of Higher Education, student counsellors, parents and Connexions advisors.

 

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Contents

1 Asperger Syndrome
1
2 Statutory Rights and Support
17
3 Transition from School to College
24
4 Living Away from Home
36
5 Academic Issues
48
6 Social Issues
60
7 Secondary and Associated Problems
70
RESOURCES
77
References
91
Contact Addresses and Resources
93
Index
103
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