Asperger's Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals

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Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 1998 - Psychology - 224 pages
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Providing a description and analysis of the unusual characteristics of Asperger's syndrome, with strategies to reduce those that are most conspicuous and debilitating, this guide brings together the most relevant and useful information on all aspects of the syndrome, from language and social behaviour to motor clumsiness. Incorporating case studies from the author's own practical experience, the book contains many examples of, and numerous quotations from, people with Asperger's syndrome
 

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A must read for anyone touched by Autism in theire lives.

Contents

Foreword by Lorna Wing
9
Social Behaviour
28
Language
67
Resource Material on Emotions and Friendships
186
References
202
Subject Index
216
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About the author (1998)

Tony Attwood is a practising clinical psychologist who specialises in the field of Asperger's Syndrome. For the last twenty-five years he has met and worked with several hundred individuals with this syndrome, ranging widely in age, ability and background.

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