Appreciating Asperger Syndrome: Looking at the Upside, with 300 Positive Points

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Brenda Boyd's new book shows that for every characteristic of As that can be looked at negatively, there are several positive aspects that can be drawn on and developed.
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Overview

Brenda Boyd's new book shows that for every characteristic of As that can be looked at negatively, there are several positive aspects that can be drawn on and developed.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781843106258
  • Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
  • Publication date: 3/15/2009
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 763,968
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword 11

Introduction 13

Asperger Syndrome - Unlocking the Mystery

1 Bumping into Lamp Posts and Stepping on Toes 25

2 Seeing Stars 35

3 The Big Umbrella 45

4 Wrong Planet Syndrome 57

5 The Decoding Approach 73

6 Labels and Boxes 85

7 Getting it Right 93

8 The Wilderness Years 101

9 Aspergers and Autism? 107

10 Aspergers and Giftedness? 115

11 Identifying Hidden Aspies 125

12 Happy Ending, Happy Beginning 131

13 Thinking Positive! 137

14 Positive Philosophies 143

Asperger Syndrome - 300 Positives (an A-Z) 149

About the 300 Positives 151

Aspie Quotations 205

Useful Websites 211

Bibliography 215

Index 219

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