Teens with autism face unique challenges when it comes to school and friends. But what many people may be surprised to learn is that teens with autism can also have a natural gift for acting. In their new book, The Autism Playbook for Teens, Irene McHenry and Carol Moog seek to empower autistic teens with a fun, creative, strengths-based approach using mindfulness strategies and scripts. These imaginative exercises are designed to help teens on the autism spectrum manage emotions, reduce anxiety, and form meaningful connections with others.
Happy Friday! Today, we’re giving away Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychopharmacology Made Simple to the first 20 respondents.
Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychopharmacology Made Simple is the only resource parents and professionals need to consult for the most up-to-date information on medications for the treatment of children and teens suffering from psychological disorders.
It's Friday! If you've been following us for the last several weeks, you know we've been talking extensively about love and relationships. Next week, we're launching a new series of posts about treating shy and socially anxious children. So to get things rolling, we're offering a very special free e-book this week, one of the best contributions available for treating this population: Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Anxious Children: A Manual for Treating Childhood Anxiety, by Randye Semple, PhD, and Jennfier Lee, PhD.