The late teens and twenties are exciting times, but filled with potential pitfalls as young people navigate the transition into independent adult life. This handbook is filled with the information that young people with ASD say they want (and need) to know about alcohol and drugs, social media and online safety, relationship types and boundaries, safe sex, stress and emotional health, and independent living. It includes real life examples, coping strategies and practical tips to help young adults with ASD stay safe while living life to the full. Informal and frank, this will be a go-to guide for young people on the autism spectrum.
Dealing with the everyday realities facing teens with Asperger Syndrome, this book presents a toolkit of tried-and-trusted ideas to help them work through difficulties and find the solutions that work best for them. This book covers everything they need to know to thrive in their adolescent years, including how to hack your own internal alarm system to overcome anxiety and other difficult emotions. It also arms teenagers with everything they need to navigate sexuality and relationships, develop a healthy self-image, deal with bullies, be smart with money and stay savvy online... In short, no issue is left unexplored. Fun and informative, this is a must-read for teens with high-functioning autism, and for those who want to understand what adolescence is like on the spectrum.
Selecting a college can be an overwhelming decision, but since 1982, Fiske has made that decision easier for thousands of students and their families. Now the former education columnist for The New York Times gives students the inside story on more than 300 of the nation's best colleges and universities in this updated guide.
Strategic Financial Challenges for Higher Education How to Achieve Quality Accountability and Innovation
To ensure that today's kindergartners will have a first-rate, affordable higher education experience in the year 2020, many colleges and universities will need to make significant changes. This volume presents the experiences of diverse colleges and universities as they have developed successful and innovative strategies for achieving increased quality, access, and accountability.
The authors provide insight into the world of college drug dealers, affluent, upwardly mobile students who have everything to lose and little to gain, and offer an important corrective to the traditional distorted view of the US drug trade as primarily involving poor minorities. Drawing on six years of fieldwork at a predominately white private university, their ethnography explores issues of deviance, race, and stratification in the US war on drugs.