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Eating An Artichoke

Author : Echo R. Fling
ISBN : 1853027111
Genre : Psychology
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A mother's search to find a diagnosis, medical care and educational support for her son, eventually diagnosed with Asperger syndrome. The author shares coping and teaching strategies devised over the years.

Children Youth And Adults With Asperger Syndrome

Author : Kevin P. Stoddart
ISBN : 9781843103196
Genre : Education
File Size : 90. 99 MB
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This book offers a comprehensive overview of clinical, research and personal perspectives on Asperger Syndrome, including contributions from parents and experts in the fields of psychology, social work, psychiatry, genetics, sexology and vocational counselling. It includes first-hand accounts from adults with AS, highlighting their difficulties in areas such as social competence and education. Specialist perspectives on AS, including sexuality and relationships, finding and keeping employment and anxiety and depression are sensitively addressed. The viewpoints of parents explore experiences of parenting AS individuals. These varied approaches to living with AS complement the emerging literature on theory, research and practice in this area. The broad scope of Children, Youth and Adults with Asperger Syndrome guarantees a wide readership among practitioners, students, parents, young people and adults with AS, educates service providers how to assist people with AS and suggests a model of interdisciplinary collaboration for administrators and funders.

The Mom S Guide To Asperger Syndrome

Author : Jan Johnston-Tyler
ISBN : 1931282420
Genre : Education
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he Mom's Guide to Asperger Syndrome and Related Disorders is written primarily for parents of children who have newly been diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome. It is especially a great resource for the preschool through elementary school years. The book draws from the author's personal experience both as the mom of a son with Asperger Syndrome and her study of and work with children and adolescents with special needs. The result is a practical guide, written for other Aspie parents in a clear, concise, and sometimes humorous tone.This user-friendly book leaves no stone unturned, as it explains, in a friendly, familiar voice, situations and issues that all parents with an AS child will encounter at one point or another. Above all else, the book arms parents with basic, sound information empowering them to seek out the very best services and programs for their child.From dealing with sensory issues and bullying to staying on top of homework, The Mom's Guide to Asperger Syndrome and Related Disorders offers easy-to-use suggestions. The Mom's Guide to Asperger Syndrome and related disorders should be used as a practical, valuable reference throughout the years.

Learning To Live With High Functioning Autism

Author : Mike Stanton
ISBN : 9781853029158
Genre : Psychology
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Intended for the professionals who work with autistic people and their families and friends, Learning to Live with High Functioning Autism draws on the Stanton family's experience, and compares it with the experiences of others, to offer an honest portrayal of what living with autism is actually like for all of those involved.

A Comprehensive Guide To Intellectual And Developmental Disabilities

Author : Ivan Brown
ISBN : 1557667004
Genre : Medical
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Learning objectives, instructive case stories, stimulating questions for reflection, and key Internet resources help make this a user-friendly textbook - one that students will refer to for years to come. With this thorough compendium of information, insights, and answers, future educators, social workers, researchers, and clinicians will know what to doand how to do it once they start their work with people with disabilities. the editors and the majority of the contributors are the top Canadian specialists in the disability field. Ivan Brown, Ph.D., is Associate Professor and Manager, Centre for Excellence for Child Welfare, Faculty of Social Work, at Unversity of Toronto; his co-editor, Maire Percy, Ph.D., isDirector, Neurogenetics Lab and Professor Emeritus of Physiology and Ob/Gyn, at Unversity of Toronto.

Behavioural Concerns And Autistic Spectrum Disorders

Author : John Clements
ISBN : 9781853027420
Genre : Psychology
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This book is a practical account of how people who attract autism labels can come to behave in ways that give rise to serious concerns in other people and, sometimes, themselves. The authors identify the range of needs that may be expressed through behaviours that cause concern and provide strategies for addressing both needs and behaviours.

Autism Spectrum Disorders

Author : Sally Ozonoff
ISBN : 1585621196
Genre : Medical
File Size : 36. 78 MB
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Written to help the nonspecialist provide state-of-the-art care for autism patients, this remarkable volume synthesizes the most recent research on the etiology, assessment, and treatment of autism spectrum disorders for practitioners. It also reviews the scientific literature and practical implications for clinical care and, in this era of evidence-based medicine, provides empirically supported guidelines for evaluation and treatment, highlighting the role of various professional disciplines. Contributors are a veritable "who's who" of leaders and expert investigators from disciplines such as pediatrics, psychology, psychiatry, neurology, genetics, education, and early childhood development. Their work is divided into three parts. Part I offers a historical perspective. Part II presents a model of team building and cross-disciplinary collaboration practiced at the Medical Investigation of Neurodevelopmental Disorders (M.I.N.D.) Institute at the University of California--Davis, the institution with which most of the contributors are associated. Part III discusses treatments, from nonmedical interventions to pharmacotherapy and alternative theories to cultural issues and professional-parent collaboration, again using the M.I.N.D. Institute as a model. This densely informative volume concludes with a resource appendix and an index.

Pediatric Issues In Occupational Therapy

Author : Charlotte Brasic Royeen
ISBN : PSU:000058199831
Genre : Medical
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This timely source book, featuring the latest in research (2000 - 2003) from the American Journal of Occupational Therapy in one easy reference, covers topics such as handwriting, ADHD, motor skills, sensory issues, play, physical disability, autism, school performance, stigma, and self-image.

Beyond The Autism Diagnosis

Author : Marion O'Brien
ISBN : 1557667519
Genre : Psychology
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Beyond the Autism Diagnosis is filled with the parent feedback professionals need to answer this critical question.

Spirit Magazine

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105114629392
Genre : Developmentally disabled
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