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Tips for Parents of Teens with Asperger Syndrome
Just because your teen turns 18 doesn't mean they're ready to move out of the house and live on their own. Unless you've taught them the life skills necessary to live in the real world, there's a good chance they may struggle to be independent. In fact, many teens are becoming ' boomerang kids ' because they lack life skills. They struggle to get by without the financial, physical, and emotional support of their parents. Don't assume that just because your teen made it through school that they'll be able to hold down a job.
Some teens are happy to go to therapy. They enjoy talking to an objective adult who can assist with some of their problems. But not all teens are on board with therapy, and convincing a reluctant teen to go to counseling can feel like an uphill battle.