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Our Journey Through High Functioning Autism and Asperger Syndrome

A Roadmap

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

For the families who have contributed to this book, living with autism spectrum disorders has been a journey of self-discovery. With honesty and humor, they describe the ways autism has affected their daily lives, the challenges they have faced and the approaches they have found beneficial, and share their practical and original strategies.

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Lucy's Story

Autism and Other Adventures

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Born with Autism, Lucy could not understand much of what was said around her. As an adult she still barely speaks. But her ambition was to write a book. Through writing at high school she started to understand her own autism. She eventually came to type on a computer with no physical support to complete her BA (Hons) in Literary Studies.

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A Strange World Autism, Asperger's Syndrome and PDD-NOS

A Guide for Parents, Partners, Professional Carers, and People with ASDs

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This guide to autistic spectrum disorders comes from a new scientific perspective. Delfos's biopsychological model provides a theoretical analysis of the nature of autism and the problems it can cause. She offers advice on how to approach problems from the perspectives of autistic children, adolescents and adults, as well as parents and carers.

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Eating an Artichoke

A Mother's Perspective on Asperger Syndrome

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

For five years, Echo Fling accompanied her son Jimmy to doctors, medical specialists, learning consultants and psychologists. Aged ten, Jimmy was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome. This is the book that Echo needed when she first set out to have Jimmy diagnosed, and it will enable parents and teachers to understand and help other children with AS.

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Asperger Syndrome - A Love Story

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Open, honest and upbeat, this book gives personal insight into both the ups and downs of an Asperger relationship. Seeking to challenge the bad press that people with Asperger Syndrome (AS) get as partners, Sarah and Keith tell their story of how they are making it work - and also how they got it wrong - with disarming frankness and humour.

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Autism, Access and Inclusion on the Front Line

Confessions of an Autism Anorak

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The author outlines the problems with improving services for people on the autism spectrum, from specialised schooling to supported living schemes and examines the social issues and attitudes that people with ASDs confront. He includes case examples of young people and their parents who have fought battles for inclusion.

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Asperger Syndrome in Adolescence

Living with the Ups, the Downs and Things in Between

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Reflecting the views of parents, professionals and those with AS themselves, this book tackles issues that are pertinent to all teenagers, such as sexuality, depression and friendship, as well as topics like disclosure and therapeutic alternatives that are more specific to those with AS. This book is an essential survival guide to adolescence.

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Loving Mr Spock

Understanding an Aloof LoverCould it be Asperger's Syndrome?

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

As many as 1 in 100 people are affected by AS. With humour, optimism and compelling honesty throughout, this insightful handbook provides invaluable practical advice, including:* AS facts and figures* advice and guidelines on diagnosis* how to handle the difficult times* personal accounts from people with AS and their partners.

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Making it a Success

Practical Strategies and Worksheets for Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

By Sue Larkey; Foreword by Anthony Attwood
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This is a resource to help teachers and TAs effectively integrate students with special needs in the classroom. With photocopiable worksheets, creative ideas and teacher notes, Larkey presents effective ways of helping children with autism spectrum disorder improve their social skills, reading, writing and maths, play and general behaviour.

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How to Make School Make Sense

A Parents' Guide to Helping the Child with Asperger Syndrome

By Kate Mahon; Foreword by Anthony Attwood
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Every child's education relies on a partnership between parents, professionals and, of course, the child. This book gives parents of children with Asperger syndrome (AS) practical advice on how to make the most of this important partnership and work with schools to ensure their child's needs are being met.

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Help for the Child with Asperger's Syndrome

A Parent's Guide to Negotiating the Social Service Maze

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Mertz presents a readable and comprehensive parent's guide to developing an intervention program for a child with AS.Beginning with the search for a diagnosis, she outlines an accessible overview of the helpful and appropriate services that are available, how to find them and get funding for them, what to expect of them, and how to evaluate them.

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Asperger Syndrome Employment Workbook

An Employment Workbook for Adults with Asperger Syndrome

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This practical manual will enable people diagnosed with AS and high functioning autism to deepen their self-understanding and appreciate their value as working individuals. Through self-assessment, the reader is encouraged to explore of their employment history, and identify the work best suited to their personal needs, talents and strengths.

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