The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome

Author: Tony Attwood

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 1843104954

Category: Psychology

Page: 397

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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.
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Autism Spectrum Disorders

The Complete Guide to Understanding Autism, Asperger's Syndrome, Pervasive Developmental Disorder, and Other ASDs

Author: Chantal Sicile-Kira

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780399530470

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 360

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An expert in the field of autistic disorders presents a comprehensive and accessible overview of all aspects of autism conditions, including Asperger's Syndrome, Pervasive Developmental Disorder, and other autism spectrum disorders, explaining how diagnose ASDs, family coping strategies, treatment options, educational programs, and more. Original.
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The Other Half of Asperger Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder)

A Guide to Living in an Intimate Relationship with a Partner who is on the Autism Spectrum Second Edition

Author: Maxine Aston

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 0857009206

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 136

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Does your other half have Asperger Syndrome or do you suspect that he or she is on the autism spectrum? This quick and helpful relationships guide provides all the information you need for relationship success with your ASD partner. In the second edition of this best-selling book, Maxine Aston draws on over a decade of experience working with couples affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder. Updates include reference to recent research and information on same sex relationships, sensory issues and pregnancy. Full of bite-size tips and advice, the book explains Asperger Syndrome, discusses whether or not seeking an autism diagnosis will help, and offers simple strategies for coping with a range of relationship challenges including communication, social, and intimacy difficulties.
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Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum

A Parent's Guide to the Cognitive, Social, Physical, and Transition Needs ofTeen agers with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Author: Chantal Sicile-Kira

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440621640

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 288

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From the award-winning author of Autism Spectrum Disorders, comes Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum, a complete guide to the cognitive, emotional, social, and physical needs of preteens and teenagers with autistic disorders, ranging from the relatively mild Asperger's Syndrome to more severe ability impairment. Using clear examples, practical advice, and supportive insights, this book covers: Health risks such as seizures and depression Treatments, therapies, and teaching strategies Teaching skills to cope with puberty, self-care, and social skills Teenage emotions, sexuality, appropriate relationships, and dating Middle school, high school, and developing an Individual Educational Program Preparing for life after high school
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The Complete Autism Handbook

The Essential Resource Guide for Autism Spectrum Disorder in Australia and New Zealand

Author: Kathryn Wicks,Benison O'Reilly

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1922190349

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 424

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When first published in 2008, The Australian Autism Handbook quickly became the go-to guide for parents whose children have been diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. The Complete Autism Handbook is a practical and comprehensive guide to every aspect of raising an ASD child. Including: * What is ASD? - Early signs and symptoms * Getting a Diagnosis * Early Intervention – early intervention is vital in helping a child with ASD * The Medical Maze – explains the evidence based medical theories behind ASD and why there is such controversy In this new edition, the book has been completely revised and updated with new chapters on: Dads and Siblings Teen issues Expanded information on autism and Asperger’s syndrome Updated information on early intervention DSM5 diagnostic criteria The second part of the book is an invaluable Resource Guide which lists each federal and state supports plus a comprehensive list of websites and books.
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Preparing for Life

The Complete Guide for Transitioning to Adulthood for Those with Autism and Asperger's Syndrome

Author: Jed Baker

Publisher: Future Horizons

ISBN: 1932565337

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 357

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A life skills guide for individuals with autism and Asperger's syndrome discusses social skills and strategies needed for success in the adult world, including discussion of perspective-taking, nonverbal communication skills, and stress management.
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Elijah's Cup

A Family's Journey Into the Community and Culture of High-functioning Autism and Asperger's Syndrome

Author: Valerie Paradiž

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 9781843108023

Category: Education

Page: 235

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This book is both an exploration of the history of autism spectrum disorders and a powerful story of the author's own struggle with her son Elijah's Asperger's Syndrome.Her inspiring narrative offers compelling insights into daily life with Elijah's Asperger's syndrome and her own 'shadow syndrome', which affects many family members of autistics.
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Assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorder, Second Edition

Author: Sam Goldstein,Sally Ozonoff

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 1462533108

Category: Psychology

Page: 494

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This authoritative resource, now thoroughly revised for DSM-5, has set the standard for the comprehensive assessment of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Leading experts demonstrate how to craft a scientifically grounded profile of each child?s strengths and difficulties, make a formal diagnosis, and use assessment data to guide individualized intervention in clinical and school settings. Chapters review state-of-the-art instruments and approaches for evaluating specific areas of impairment in ASD and co-occurring emotional and behavioral disorders. Considerations in working with children of different ages are highlighted. With a primary focus on children, several chapters also address assessment of adolescents and adults. ÿ New to This Edition *Chapter on key implications of DSM-5 diagnostic criteria, plus related updates throughout the volume. *Chapter on advances in early identification (ages 0?3). *Chapter with in-depth case examples illustrating the evaluation decision-making process and common diagnostic challenges. *Chapters on pseudoscience (including strategies for advising parents) and future directions in the field. *Current assessment data, numerous new and revised measures, and cutting-edge screening approaches.
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The Oasis Guide to Asperger Syndrome

Advice, Support, Insight, and Inspiration

Author: Patricia Romanowski Bashe,Barbara L. Kirby

Publisher: Crown

ISBN: N.A

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 497

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Offers advice and support to parents of children suffering from the socially debilitating disease of Asperger Syndrome.
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Textbook of Autism Spectrum Disorders

Author: Eric Hollander,Alex Kolevzon,Joseph T. Coyle

Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub

ISBN: 1585623415

Category: Medical

Page: 603

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More patients are diagnosed with autism, and at earlier ages, than ever before, and these patients and their families receive services in increasingly diverse settings. Destined to become a classic, this is the volume for which patients, families, and clinicians have been waiting.
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