An Asperger Marriage / Edition 1

An Asperger Marriage / Edition 1

by Gisela Slater-Walker
     
 

ISBN-10: 1843100177

ISBN-13: 9781843100171

Pub. Date: 01/17/2002

Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers

Chris and Gisela have been partners for twelve years. Four years ago Chris was diagnosed with Asperger syndrome. For Chris, this was an explanation of why he had always regarded himself as 'socially handicapped'. For Gisela, it meant coming to terms with a marriage in which there would never be an intuitive understanding despite Chris's good intentions. For the couple…  See more details below

Overview

Chris and Gisela have been partners for twelve years. Four years ago Chris was diagnosed with Asperger syndrome. For Chris, this was an explanation of why he had always regarded himself as 'socially handicapped'. For Gisela, it meant coming to terms with a marriage in which there would never be an intuitive understanding despite Chris's good intentions. For the couple it was the beginning of a long and still unfinished process of learning to live with a disability regarded by some as incompatible with marriage.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781843100171
Publisher:
Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date:
01/17/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
475,990
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword - Tony Attwood. 1. Introduction - Gisela. 2. Terminology - Gisela. 3. Relationships - Chris. 4. How we met - Gisela. 5. Diagnosis - Chris. 6. ICD-10 Criteria for Asperger Syndrome. 7. Diagnosis - Gisela. 8. Communication - Chris. 9. Communication - Gisela. 10. Affection, sentimentality and intimacy - Chris. 11. Intimacy, romance and intuition - Gisela. 12. Sex. 13. Living together - Chris. 14. Living together - Gisela. 15. Parenthood - Chris. 16. Parenthood - Gisela. 17. Social life - Chris. 18. Social life - Gisela. 19. Employment - Gisela. 20. The future - Chris. 21. Postscript - Gisela. Bibliography.

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