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Middle School: The Stuff Nobody Tells You About
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Middle School: The Stuff Nobody Tells You About

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SKU:
9053
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9781934575628
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Publication Date:
March 2, 2010
Print Length:
160 pages

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CEC Yes I Can Award Winner!

 

Middle school is an intimidating time for most students, but for students with autism spectrum disorder, it can be a veritable minefield of hidden curriculum rules, social misunderstandings and cliques - and that's before they even get to the academics!

In Middle School - The Stuff Nobody Tells You About: A Teenage Girl With High-Functioning Autism Shares Her Experiences, a teenager with high-functioning autism relates her own experiences in middle school. Aimed at young teens, this resource tackles the issues that girls this age care about: fitting in, making friends, wearing the right clothes, succeeding academically and more. The book's for teens, by teens approach makes it an easy, fun read while giving readers practical tips that they can use in their everyday lives. The author - already an accomplished artist - also illustrated the book.

Preface by Susan J. Moreno. Foreword by Diane Adreon, PhD.

Testimonials

Haley Moss, in her own words, has created a very helpful guide for girls on the spectrum - and, indeed, any girl who experiences challenges in 'fitting in.' Her book is practical and insightful. Drawing on her own experiences, Haley provides a wonderful template for social success. --Brenda Smith Myles, PhD, consultant, author, and national and international speaker

As a mother of a middle-school-aged daughter with autism spectrum disorder, I find Middle School: The Stuff Nobody Tells You About a MUST read. While reading this book, I felt as though Haley's story could have been my own daughter's. I love how the author walks us through her middle school years step-by-step and shares her experiences. This book will help our daughters with ASD not feel so intimidated by the transition into middle school. Haley Moss created an extraordinary gift for which girls with ASD will be forever grateful! --Danielle Wendel, mother of a teen daughter with ASD and author of Girls Under the Umbrella of Autism Spectrum Disorders

Every child entering middle school should read this book! Haley has done an amazing job explaining the ins and outs of the everyday challenges that today's middle school students face. She offers detailed advice on a variety of topics, such as preparing for the first day of school, changing classes, lockers, friendships and handling stress. She covers it all, from today's slang to organization and time management. I applaud Haley for sharing her experiences and writing such an extraordinary book that is sure to be a useful tool for countless middle school students. --Tara C. Tuchel, M.S., CCC-SLP, author of My Best Friend Will

About the Author

Haley Moss made international headlines as the first documented openly autistic attorney admitted to The Florida Bar. She received her J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law in 2018 and graduated from the University of Florida in 2015 with her B.S. in Psychology and B.A. in Criminology & Law.Haley is the author of several books about autism and neurodiversity.  Haley's work on neurodiversity, autism and disability has also been published in national media outlets such as The Washington Post, Teen Vogue, HuffPost, and FastCompany. To learn more about Haley, visit her website at haleymoss.net.

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