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.
Category: Psychology

The Complete Guide To Asperger S Syndrome

Author : Tony Attwood
ISBN : 9781843104957
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 56.33 MB
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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.
Category: Psychology

A Guide To Asperger Syndrome

Author : Christopher Gillberg
ISBN : 0521001838
Genre : Medical
File Size : 82.46 MB
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This is an accessible 2002 handbook for all those touched by Asperger syndrome; clinicians, those affected and carers alike.
Category: Medical

The Complete Guide To Getting A Job For People With Asperger S Syndrome

Author : Barbara Bissonnetee
ISBN : 9781849059213
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 39.53 MB
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Finding a job is a confusing and anxiety provoking process for many individuals with Asperger Syndrome (AS) who may not know what they are qualified to do and may struggle to communicate their value to employers. This book describes exactly what it takes to get hired in the neurotypical workplace.
Category: Psychology

Preparing For Life

Author : Jed Baker
ISBN : 9781932565331
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 56.72 MB
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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.
Category: Family & Relationships

Autism Spectrum Disorders

Author : Chantal Sicile-Kira
ISBN : 9781448176342
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 38.93 MB
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The National Autistic Society estimates that Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) now affects 500,000 families in the UK alone, while one in 86 children have an ASD-related special educational need. Autism Spectrum Disorders is an essential one-stop reference guide introducing the reader to an understanding of this complex disorder, touching on all aspects related to ASD (including Asperger's Syndrome), with a detailed resource section for those wanting more in-depth information on specific areas. The book is invaluable not only for parents and professionals who work with children but also for potential employees and anyone who works in the public sphere. With chapters on the causes of ASD, diagnosis, treatment and diet, this is a uniquely accessible guide providing practical information in a clear and concise manner. 'Given autism's high-profile media, Chantal Sicile-Kira's book could not be more timely. This will be one of those smart, authoritative, user-friendly guides which will be the essential volume that both parents, health professionals and a wide general readership will reach for in order to fathom this confounding condition' Douglas Kennedy
Category: Family & Relationships

Asperger Syndrome And Employment

Author : Genevieve Edmonds
ISBN : 1846427703
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 42.36 MB
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Employment is an important part of a healthy, balanced and fulfilling life but less than 20 per cent of people with Asperger Syndrome (AS) are in work at any one time. The adults with AS in this book explore the issues surrounding employment, providing advice and insights for others with AS, as well as their employers and colleagues. Drawing on personal experience and lessons learned, Asperger Syndrome and Employment looks at: * the transition from education to employment, * the importance of matching skills to career choices, * practical coping strategies for employees with AS in the workplace, * advice for employers, including the need to make `reasonable adjustments' to avoid discrimination, * ways in which employment services ought to work for people with AS. This is essential reading for adults with AS, their family and friends, employment services and career advisers, and companies needing to know how, in practical terms, to accommodate employees with AS.
Category: Psychology

Asperger Syndrome And Social Relationships

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ISBN : 1846427770
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 39.54 MB
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`This book is essential reading to understand the social abilities of adults with Asperger's syndrome. The contributors each have different personalities and experiences, but together they provide a range of strategies to encourage people with Asperger's syndrome to achieve the social relationships they desire.' - Professor Tony Attwood Social interaction among neurotypical people is complex and in many ways illogical. To the person with Asperger Syndrome (AS) it is also woefully unintuitive. In this book, adults with AS discuss social relationships, offer advice and support for others with AS and provide necessary insights into AS perspectives for those working and interacting with them. The contributors evaluate a range of social contexts and relationship aspects, including: * online relationships - a worldwide social network based on non-verbal communication, * the unwritten rules of neurotypical socialising, * the need for mutual understanding between those with AS and neurotypicals, * the effects of struggling socially on one's self-esteem and frame of mind, and * the opportunities provided by social skills workshops or interest groups. This is essential reading for adults with AS, their family and friends, as well as service providers and other professionals providing support for people with AS in adult life.
Category: Family & Relationships

Asperger Syndrom

Author : Tony Attwood
ISBN : 3830432194
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Asperger-Kinder stark machen fürs Leben So erkennen Sie das Asperger Syndrom: Ihr Kind entfaltet seine geistigen Fähigkeiten ganz normal, ist aber sehr zurückgezogen und gehemmt? Weder die Diagnose Hyperaktivität noch Autismus treffen auf es zu? Dann verschaffen Sie sich Klarheit. Durch zahlreiche Tests und Check-Listen erhalten Sie ein genaues Bild und endlich eine sichere Diagnose. Endlich verstehen, was in Ihrem Kind vor sich geht Erscheint Ihnen Ihr Kind manchmal schrullig und wenig einfühlsam? Sind seine Bewegungen unbeholfen und schließt es keine Freundschaften? Eindrucksvoll schildern hier Kinder und Erwachsene mit Asperger-Syndrom, nach welchen Gesetzen sie denken und fühlen - und warum sie immer wieder missverstanden werden. Das Buch öffnet die Tür zu ihrem Innern. Wirksame Übungen für zu Hause: So helfen Sie Ihrem Kind: Eltern, Therapeuten und Lehrer erhalten hier viele Anregungen, wie sie betroffene Kinder besser erreichen und fördern. Mit den bewährten Spielen und Übungen lernt Ihr Kind ein neues Verhalten - und so mit sich selbst und anderen besser zurechtzukommen. Dieses einzigartige Programm hilft ihm auch, eigene und Gefühle anderer genauer und stärker wahrzunehmen.
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From Like To Love For Young People With Asperger S Syndrome Autism Spectrum Disorder

Author : Michelle Garnett
ISBN : 9780857007773
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 90.82 MB
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If your child rarely shows you that he or she loves you, it can be profoundly distressing. This is the experience of many parents of children with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and most fear that it reflects the truth. In fact the truth has generally more to do with the difficulty that young people with an ASD have in communicating like or love for someone physically and verbally. They may not know how to go about expressing themselves in these ways, or understand that family members and friends can find the absence of demonstrative affection upsetting. This book, by world leading experts Tony Attwood and Michelle Garnett, addresses this issue in practical terms. They provide carefully designed activities for parents to work through with their children to help them to understand and express affection. Their child will learn to identify his or her own and others' comfort and enjoyment range for gestures, actions and words of affection and the different ways to express feelings for someone, appropriate to each relationship and situation. The activities are simple, straightforward, and very carefully structured, so that they can be undertaken at the pace that works for the individual family. The book also guides the adult through the challenges faced by the child, leading to greater understanding and confidence in their relationship with their child, and increased ability to nurture the child's ability to form engaged relationships and friendships with others. Readers of Tony Attwood's previous books will recognise his warm, positive and empowering approach. The book will be a transformative resource for parents and family worried about their child's emotional life.
Category: Family & Relationships