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 an autobiography of a woman who, after years of self-doubt and self-denial, learned to embrace her Asperger syndrome traits with thanksgiving and joy. Chronicling her life from her earliest ... Read full review

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This is a book about Asperger's syndrome penned by one suffering from it. However the author's Asperger's syndrome was not diagnosed (if it ever was) until one of her own children received this ... Read full review


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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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