Asperkid’s (Secret) Book of Social Rules: Handbook of (Not-So-Obvious) Neurotypical Social Guidelines for Autistic Teens

Designed to help teens play the game of life with instructions.

Being a teen or tween is tough for anyone. And if you’re on the Autism Spectrum, life can feel like a game you’re playing without knowing the rules. Jennifer Cook knows – she’s been there! Her internationally bestselling handbook is the key to unlocking those unwritten, often confusing, not-so-obvious social guidelines and bolstering confidence, all at once. 

The 272 page book includes funny illustrations, easy to digest explanations and comic strip examples that are designed to support teenagers to understand the baffling social rules related to making and keeping friends, conversations, dating, using social media. It’s not easy!

This Book of the Year award winner is real, positive, and speaks from the heart (without ever sounding like your mother’s guide to manners). It’s confidence, humor, and smarts. For the Human Spectrum. 


Asperkid’s (Secret) Book of Social Rules: Handbook of (Not-So-Obvious) Neurotypical Social Guidelines for Autistic Teens

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About the Author

Jennifer Cook is the “autism expert” on Netflix’s “Love On the Spectrum”, and she identifies as on the spectrum herself. Jennifer is now the author of seven wonderful books to support others on the spectrum. Her books include a Wall Street Journal Bestseller, a Publishers Weekly “Best Book” title winner, and three of BookAuthority’s “Best-Selling” and “Top Autism Books of All Time”. Jennifer is the bestselling female author of any single book in the genre, a multi-award-winning international speaker, and the founder of a brand-new venture called Belong, a virtual wonderland of enrichment and community, empowering neurodiverse individuals, couples and families worldwide.

Published in 2022 by Jessica Kingsley Publishers