Typically, ASD high school graduates are unprepared for the transition to independence. Early, ongoing training in the social skills crucial to establishing successful adult relationships mdash;in college, vocational school, residential living, or on the job mdash;can help. He also guides readers through the legal, financial, educational, vocational, and community resources available after graduation. The essence of the book lies in the 73 "Skill Lessons " targeting nonverbal communication, empathy, anger/anxiety management, conversational skills, and employment-related skills mdash;which can be taught by parents, teachers, or professionals. This easy-to-follow resource offers a complete toolbox of social skills and the means to attain them.