Asperger's Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals

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Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 1 Eki 1997 - 224 sayfa

Tony Attwood's guide will assist parents and professionals with the identification, treatment and care of both children and adults with Asperger's Syndrome. The book provides a description and analysis of the unusual characteristics of the syndrome and practical strategies to reduce those that are most conspicuous or debilitating. Beginning with a chapter on diagnosis, including an assessment test, the book covers all aspects of the syndrome from language to social behaviour and motor clumsiness, concluding with a chapter based on the questions most frequently asked by those who come into contact with individuals with this syndrome.

Covering the available literature in full, this guide brings together the most relevant and useful information on Asperger's Syndrome, incorporating case studies from the author's own practical experience as a Clinical Psychologist, with examples of, and numerous quotations from people with Asperger's Syndrome.

 

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Acknowledgements
6
Foreword by Lorna Wing
9
Preface
11
1 Diagnosis
13
2 Social Behaviour
28
3 Language
67
4 Interests and Routine
89
5 Motor Clumsiness
103
8 Frequently Asked Questions
141
Appendix I Resource Material on Emotions and Friendships
186
Appendix II How Do You Feel Today?
194
Appendix III Diagnostic Criteria
195
References
202
SubjectIndex
216
AuthorIndex
221
BACK COVER
225

6 Cognition
112
7 Sensory Sensitivity
129

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Tony Attwood, PhD, is a clinical psychologist from Brisbane, Australia, with over 30 years of experience with individuals with autism spectrum disorders. He is currently Adjunct Professor at Griffith University in Queensland.

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