329 Index A AAP. See American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) ABA. See Applied behavior analysis (ABA) ABC. See Antecedent-Behavior- Consequence (ABC) Abdominal examination, 298 Abilify (aripiprazole), 274, 275, 279 Academic issues in elementary school, 170–171 in high school, 180–181 in middle school, 174–175 Adaptive physical education, 214, 247– 248 Adderall (dextroamphetamine), 277 ADHD. See Attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) Adolescence, 78, 178–182. See also High school Middle school alcohol and drug use in, 219–221 depression in, 271–272 developmental tasks of, 181 homework in, 99 love and dating, sex, and sexuality in, 216–219 mental health in, 181–182 thinking outside the all-or-nothing box in, 182 Adulthood, quirky kids in, 307–308 challenges of, 309 choices after high school and, 310–315 embracing their identity, 315–316, 320 holding a job, 319–320 living independently, 316–319 in relationships, 320–322 Alcohol and drugs, 219–221 Allergy, 289 Alternative public schools, 154 American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), 9, 283, 291 on Antecedent-Behavior-Consequence (ABC), 85 on screen time, 94, 95 Anger over diagnosis, 60 Anna Karenina, 81 Antecedent-Behavior-Consequence (ABC), 85 Antidepressants, 269–270 atypical, 273, 274 Antipsychotics, 275–276 Anxiety, 48–49 antidepressants for, 269–270 at bedtime, 108 benzodiazepines for, 271 in high school, 181–182 medications for, 268–271 in middle school, 176 Applied behavior analysis (ABA), 38, 236, 237, 242–243 Aripiprazole (Abilify), 274, 275, 279 ART. See Assisted reproductive technologies (ART) ASD. See Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) Asperger/Autism Network, 78 Quirky_Kids_final-pages.indd 329 Quirky_Kids_final-pages.indd 329 10/19/20 10:07 AM 10/19/20 10:07 AM
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