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American Medical Association: Boy's Guide to Becoming a Teen

American Medical Association: Boy's Guide to Becoming a Teen
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    By Amy B. Middleman, MD, MSEd, MPH and Kate Gruenwald Pfeifer, LCSW. ©2006.

    Puberty can be a confusing time in any adolescent's life, and even more so when that adolescent has a diagnosis on the spectrum. While not specifically written with these children in mind, theAmerican Medical Association Boy's Guide to Becoming a Teen Getting Used To Life In Your Changing Body, a brightly illustrated guide utilizes a frank question and answer format that can be appealing to young people with Asperger Syndrome (AS).

    The contents of the book, include:

    • Welcome to Puberty
    • Eating Exercise and a Healthy Weight
    • Your Height
    • Your Skin, Teeth and Hair
    • Your Reproductive System-Inside and Out
    • Erections, Wet Dreams, and Masturbation
    • Your Feelings; Relationships; and What About Sex?

    Additional resources include a list of websites geared towards keeping teens healthy, and a fairly extensive glossary which defines terms used throughout the book. Good for children ages 9-12. (Softcover; 128 pages.)