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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 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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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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Hitchhiking through Asperger Syndrome

By Lise Pyles; Foreword by Anthony Attwood
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Written from a parent's perspective, this book gives a candid and thoughtful account of a family's trek through the world of Asperger Syndrome. The author makes it clear that while professional help can be necessary, parents are in the best position to make a difference in their children's lives and should be in control of their care and education.

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An Asperger Marriage

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Chris and Gisela have been partners for 12 years. When Chris was diagnosed with AS, Gisela had to come to terms with a marriage in which there would never be an intuitive understanding despite Chris's good intentions. It was the beginning of a long process of learning to live with a disability regarded by some as incompatible with marriage.

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Asperger Syndrome in Adolescence

Living with the Ups, the Downs and Things in Between

Foreword by Luke Jackson; Edited by Liane Holliday Willey
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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Asperger Syndrome and Adults... Is Anyone Listening?

Essays and Poems by Spouses, Partners and Parents of Adults with Asperger Syndrome

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Focusing on what is referred to as the Cassandra phenomenon, where the neurotypical partner often needs more emotional guidance than the AS partner, this volume gathers together letters, thoughts and poems to give voice to the loneliness, frustration and love felt by many individuals who are close to one or more people with AS.

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Asperger Syndrome and Adults... Is Anyone Listening?

Essays and Poems by Spouses, Partners and Parents of Adults with Asperger Syndrome

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Focusing on what is referred to as the Cassandra phenomenon, where the neurotypical partner often needs more emotional guidance than the AS partner, this volume gathers together letters, thoughts and poems to give voice to the loneliness, frustration and love felt by many individuals who are close to one or more people with AS.

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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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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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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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