Pretending to be Normal: Living with Asperger's Syndrome

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Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Jan 1, 1999 - Psychology - 175 pages
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The story of a woman who, after years of self-doubt, learned to embrace her Asperger's syndrome traits. Liane Holliday Willey shares the daily struggles and challenges that face those who have Asperger's syndrome. It includes coping strategies and guidance for a range of situations.
 

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This is great for someone who lives with Asperger's or knows people at work who deal with it because the perspective that permeates most books about friendships and even working relationships don't apply to people with Asperger's.

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Remembering When
17
The Gap Widens and Wondering Why
31
Losing My Way
47
Settling In But Never Down
107
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Liane Holliday Willey is a doctor of education, a writer and a researcher who specialises in the fields of psycholinguistics and learning style differences. Dr Willey has a wonderful husband, three happy children, dedicated parents and an active social life. She also has Asperger's Syndrome, just like her youngest daughter.

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