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Asperger S Syndrome

Author : Tony Attwood
ISBN : 1853025771
Genre : Psychology
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Tony Attwood's guide will assist parents and professionals with the identification, treatment and care of both children and adults with Asperger's Syndrome. The book provides a description and analysis of the unusual characteristics of the syndrome and practical strategies to reduce those that are most conspicuous or debilitating. Beginning with a chapter on diagnosis, including an assessment test, the book covers all aspects of the syndrome from language to social behaviour and motor clumsiness, concluding with a chapter based on the questions most frequently asked by those who come into contact with individuals with this syndrome. Covering the available literature in full, this guide brings together the most relevant and useful information on Asperger's Syndrome, incorporating case studies from the author's own practical experience as a Clinical Psychologist, with examples of, and numerous quotations from people with Asperger's Syndrome.

The Complete Guide To Asperger S Syndrome

Author : Tony Attwood
ISBN : 9781843104957
Genre : Psychology
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A guide to Asperger's syndrome describes what it is and how it is diagnosed, along with information on such topics as bullying, emotions, language, movement, cognitive ability, and long-term relationships.

Parenting A Child With Asperger Syndrome

Author : Brenda Boyd
ISBN : 1843101378
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Gathers information and advice for parents of children with Asperger's syndrome, helping parents to respond positively to the challenge and find the joy in their child's way of being.

Asperger Syndrome In Young Children

Author : Laurie Leventhal-Belfer
ISBN : 1846420334
Genre : Psychology
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'Asperger's Syndrome in Young Children is easy to read, with lots of practical ideas and advice, presented in a sympathetic manner. It would be most useful for teachers or professionals who are new to the field or parents who believe their child may be on the Asperger's syndrome spectrum. It is a valuable source of information on strategies for helping young children with Asperger's syndrome to realise their full potential.' - ChildrenNow This landmark book focuses on how AS presents in pre-school children. An essential guide for parents coming to terms with their child's AS diagnosis and for the professionals who work with this age group, it is unique in answering pressing questions specific to younger children. How can parents help their AS child to develop speech and language? What help is available at school and home? When, if at all, should a child be informed about AS? Including a useful summary of early childhood development stages, Leventhal-Belfer and Coe provide a diagnostic model based on assessment of the child in contrast to 'neurotypical' children, considering relationships at home, in school or in care. Their book shows how to develop tailored early intervention strategies and to assist parents, teachers and mental health professionals in making informed decisions to nurture the development of AS children.

Understanding Asperger Syndrome And High Functioning Autism

Author : Gary B. Mesibov
ISBN : 0306466279
Genre : Medical
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This volume, the first in the series, explores the high-functioning group of people within the spectrum of autism disorders. It is the culmination of over a decade of clinical work and research, including the most current information available about this group. This book explores:-the history of high-functioning autism; -diagnosis of the disorder; -assessment; and -treatment for the individual and their families. Written in a style that is accessible to both seasoned clinicians and concerned lay persons, Understanding Asperger Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism is a unique resource.

Asperger S Syndrome And Adults Is Anyone Listening

Author : Karen E. Rodman
ISBN : 1843107511
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Focusing on what is referred to as the Cassandra phenomenon, where the neurotypical partner often needs more emotional guidance than the AS partner, this volume gathers together letters, thoughts and poems to give voice to the loneliness, frustration and love felt by many individuals who are close to one or more people with AS.

Asperger Syndrome In The Family

Author : Liane Holliday Willey
ISBN : 9781853028731
Genre : Psychology
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The author looks with honesty and humour at the implications of Asperger Syndrome for sufferers and other family members. Offers practical help for families in similar situations.

Hitchhiking Through Asperger Syndrome

Author : Lise Pyles
ISBN : 9781853029370
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Written from a parent's perspective, this book gives a candid and thoughtful account of one family's trek through the world of Asperger Syndrome. The author makes it very clear that, while professional help can be necessary, parents are in the best position to make a difference in their children's lives and should be in control of, and involved in, their children's care and education. She offers practical and positive advice on topics including * diagnosis and self-diagnosis * dealing with your own reactions and those of others * types of school and homeschooling * medication * dietary issues. Written in clear, straightforward language, the book does not promote any particular therapy or prescribe fixed solutions, but aims to help parents to ask good questions and come up with answers to suit their own circumstances and children. Full of humour and common sense, Hitchhiking through Asperger Syndrome will make encouraging, inspiring and entertaining reading for all parents of children with Asperger Syndrome.

Asperger S And Girls

Author : Tony Attwood
ISBN : 9781932565409
Genre : Family & Relationships
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World-renowned experts join those with Asperger's Syndrome to resolve issues that girls and women face every day!

Aspergers In Love

Author : Maxine C. Aston
ISBN : 1843101157
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Comparing both AS and non-AS partners' viewpoints, this book frankly examines the aspects of relationships that are often complicated by the disorder. With all findings illustrated with case examples taken from interviews conducted with couples, the author tackles issues such as attraction, trust, communication, sex and intimacy, and parenting.

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