From Like to Love for Young People with Asperger's Syndrome or Mild Autism
224 pages, 6 x 9
70 b&w illustrations
Paperback
Release Date:28 Aug 2013
ISBN:9781849054362
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From Like to Love for Young People with Asperger's Syndrome or Mild Autism

Learning How to Express and Enjoy Affection with Family and Friends

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Young people with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) often havedifficulty communicating like or love for someone physically andverbally. They may not know how to go about expressing themselves inthese ways, or understand that family members and friends can find theabsence of demonstrative affection troubling. This will be aninvaluable resource for parents wanting to help their child who findsunderstanding or expressing affection difficult, and will help thechild to build strong relationships and friendships.

Tony Attwood is a clinical psychologist with overthirty years of experience with individuals with autism spectrumdisorders. He is the author of  the best-selling The CompleteGuide to Asperger's Syndrome. MichelleGarnett is a clinical psychologist and founder and Director ofMinds & Hearts: A Specialist Clinic for Asperger's Syndrome andAutism.
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