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Develop Your Assertive Skills

R U Assertive? Stand Up Skills for Teenagers is a book that was written to provide a vehicle for helping pre-teens and teenagers develop better communications skills and self-esteem. It is pragmatic in its approach and provides useful exercises and recommendations. 

This book’s utility reaches beyond the teenage population. Parents, teachers, and administrators can learn better ways of accessing their feelings and meeting their needs by requesting appropriate assistance from others. 

R U Assertive? Stand Up Skills for Teenagers also has useful chapters on self-advocacy and self-support techniques. There is an informative chapter on learning disabilities, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, and Nonverbal Learning Disorders.