Graduating High School, Entering Real Life

 
9781493669011: Graduating High School, Entering Real Life
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Surviving Middle School was a journey and accomplishment for Travis. Getting through four years of high school where kids were bigger and meaner was quite another challenge. Travis did not understand the other teenagers at his school and they did not understand him. Travis used music as a coping mechanism to help him get through his high school years. Now his adult life was about to begin. This book takes the reader step by step and piece by piece through Travis' four years at Huntington North High School. You will hear stories of bullying, stories of survival, but most importantly you will hear stories of how Travis overcome the cards he was dealt to make the most of a bad situation. You will see how Travis used his music as a coping skill to help minimize some of the anxiety and depression he was facing throughout his four years of high school. You will also learn from this book ways to help your autism spectrum child navigate their way through high school. Travis shares some tips and ideas to help ensure your child's success in and out of the classroom in high school. "The best advice that I can give to a teenager with Autism is to become involved in extra curricular activities and use those activities as coping mechanisms. Sometimes the activities will become your friends. Shine through those extra curricular activities and people will like you for who you are. This book is a great educational tool for families, professionals, and educators around the world.

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Travis Breeding is the author of over 25 books. He writes in all different genres. He has several non-fiction books about Autism and Schizophrenia. He also writes some fiction for his fans. Travis is 28 years old. He was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome at the age of 22. Travis hopes to shed light on autism and help others understand what life with the syndrome is all about. Most of all he hopes that others understand that people with Autism are human beings worth being loved just like all other people in the world. You can visit Travis' website at http://travisbreeding.weebly.com to learn more about him.

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