Overcoming Anxiety in Children & Teens
Publisher: Future Horizons
ISBN 10: 9781941765142
ISBN 13: 978-1941765142
Practical and evidence based treatments for anxiety are described in an extremely user friendly format. Parents and clinicians alike will be able to help both typical and autistic children overcome debilitating anxiety. Simple to use fear ladders, "think like a scientist" cue cards, meditation guides, physical exercises, and cognitive behavioral strategie are shown to help children gradually confront their fears. If you need simple, ready to use strategies that work, this is the book for you. Chapters cover:
and other common fears.
This is a fantastic book filled with information, insights, and strategies to help kids and teens tame their anxiety so they can master their fears. From cognitive behavioral strategies to reducing environmental stressors, from creating a "fear ladder" to stress-busting techniques, to individualized approaches for kids with issues including social anxiety, panic disorder, OCD, phobias, selective mutism, and even less verbal kids with autism, this practical, powerful book is essential reading for anyone who cares about young people with anxiety.
From the Author
Informal skype interviews about the book on Autism Live from 2015:
About the Author
Jed Baker, Ph.D. is the director of the Social Skills Training Project, an organization serving individuals with autism and social communication problems. He is on the professional advisory board of ASPEN, ANSWER, YAI, the Kelberman Center, and several other autism organizations. In addition, he writes, lectures, and provides training internationally on the topic of social skills training and managing challenging behaviors. He is an award winning author of seven books, including Social Skills Training for Children and Adolescents with Asperger’s Syndrome and Social Communication Problems; Preparing for Life: The Complete Handbook for the Transition to Adulthood for Those with Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome; The Social Skills Picture Book; The Social Skills Picture Book for High School and Beyond; No More Meltdowns: Positive Strategies for Managing and Preventing Out-of-Control Behavior, and No More Victims: Protecting those with Autism from Cyber Bullying, Internet Predators & Scams. His work has also been featured on ABC World News, Nightline, Fox News, the CBS Early Show, and the Discovery Health Channel.