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

View: 7592

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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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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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The Oasis Guide to Asperger Syndrome

Advice, Support, Insight, and Inspiration

Author: Patricia Romanowski Bashe,Barbara L. Kirby

Publisher: Three Rivers Press

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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Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum

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

Author: Chantal Sicile-Kira

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780399532368

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 268

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Addressing the unique needs of parenting a a child or teenager with an autistic disorder, a comprehensive parent's handbook brings together clear examples, practical advice, and supportive insights to cover the cognitive, emotional, social, and physical requirements of children with such ailments, discussing health risks, treatment and therapeutic options, teaching strategies, life preparation skills, and more. Original.
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Martian in the Playground

Understanding the Schoolchild with Asperger's Syndrome

Author: Clare Sainsbury

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781873942086

Category: Education

Page: 140

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This exceptional book illuminates what it means to be a person who has Asperger's Syndrome by providing a window into a unique and particular world.
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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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Asperger Syndrome, Second Edition

Assessing and Treating High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders

Author: James C. McPartland,Ami Klin,Fred R. Volkmar

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 1462514359

Category: Psychology

Page: 482

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Completely revised with the latest research and clinical strategies, this is the authoritative volume on Asperger syndrome (now part of DSM-5 autism spectrum disorder). Considered the definitive reference since its initial publication, the book focuses on how to assess each child or adolescent's needs and provide effective interventions in the areas of communication, behavior, and academic and vocational functioning. The neural and genetic bases of autism spectrum disorders are also explored. New to This Edition *Expanded coverage of evidence-based assessment and treatment, including two chapters on behavioral interventions. *Addresses challenges in the transition to new diagnostic criteria for autism spectrum disorder in DSM-5. *Chapters on neuropsychological advances, the transition to higher education, and forensic issues. *Many new authors and extensively revised chapters.
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The Complete Guide to Getting a Job for People with Asperger's Syndrome

Find the Right Career and Get Hired

Author: Barbara Bissonnette

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 0857006924

Category: Psychology

Page: 200

View: 5195

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Finding a job is a confusing and anxiety-provoking process for many individuals with Asperger's Syndrome (AS) who may not know what they are qualified to do and may struggle to communicate their value to employers. In this book, Asperger's employment expert Barbara Bissonnette describes exactly what it takes to get hired in the neurotypical workplace. Every aspect of finding employment is covered, from defining strengths and researching occupations, to marketing oneself and projecting confidence and enthusiasm in interviews. Job-hunters are taught how to develop a personal profile of their talents and skills, their ideal work environment, and important work criteria. They are then shown how to set realistic goals and develop an effective job search plan. There is detailed instruction on networking, including how to find contacts and what to say. A wealth of checklists, templates, sample scripts and written communications accompany the text. Upfront, engaging and highly practical, this will be an essential guide for individuals with AS entering the workforce for the first time, as well as experienced workers who have lost jobs or wish to change careers but are uncertain about how to find the best match for their abilities.
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