Since 2001, The OASIS Guide has been the reliable, comprehensive,
authoritative guide to Asperger syndrome. This fully revised, updated,
and expanded edition captures the latest in research, strategies, and
parenting wisdom, and delivers it all in the empathetic, practical, and
hope-filled style The OASIS Guide is famous for. Author Patricia
Romanowski Bashe has revised this edition of Asperger Syndrome to
reflect the latest in:
-Working with Professionals building a team,
negotiating for your child, and keeping everyone's focus on high
expectations for academic, social, and emotional success.
-Special Education: from early intervention through
transition, college, and other postsecondary options, including how
special education works and steps to take when it does not.
- Health and Safety sexuality education, health
care, and insurance coverage, as well as understanding the real-life
health and safety risks children with AS face and learning the steps
that only parents can take to protect them.
-Options and Interventions with an emphasis on
established guidelines for evidence-based treatments, including
medication, applied behavior analysis, cognitive-behavior therapy,
Social Stories, Comic Strip Conversations, and much more.
-Planning for the Future Teaching today for independence tomorrow.
For anyone else with a life touched by AS, Asperger
Syndrome: The OASIS Guide is packed with resources to handle any
situation, from understanding a diagnosis, realistically evaluating
options and interventions, and nurturing the whole child with an eye to
emotional health, happiness, and independence in school, at home, and
among friends. Raising young people with AS to grow up successful, safe,
independent, and happy is the goal. Asperger Syndrome: The OASIS Guide
is your map.