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Asperger Syndrome, Adolescence, and Identity
     

Asperger Syndrome, Adolescence, and Identity

by Latika Vasil, Latika Vasil, Harvey Molloy
 

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How do teenagers with Asperger Syndrome view themselves and their own lives?

This book is based on extensive interviews with adolescents diagnosed with AS. It includes six life stories, written in collaboration with the teenagers themselves. These present an authentic and fascinating look at the lives of the teenagers and how AS has shaped their growing

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How do teenagers with Asperger Syndrome view themselves and their own lives?

This book is based on extensive interviews with adolescents diagnosed with AS. It includes six life stories, written in collaboration with the teenagers themselves. These present an authentic and fascinating look at the lives of the teenagers and how AS has shaped their growing identities. The stories provide the basis for a discussion of common themes and issues facing teenagers with AS. Asperger Syndrome, Adolescence, and Identity also questions the medicalized deficit approach to Asperger Syndrome and discusses the social repercussions of labeling teenagers as having AS.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781843101260
Publisher:
Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date:
03/15/2004
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.38(d)

Meet the Author

Harvey Molloy is a researcher and writer residing in New Zealand. Prior to this he was an Assistant Professor in the Scholars’ Programme at the National University of Singapore.

Harvey Molloy is a researcher and writer residing in New Zealand. Prior to this he was an Assistant Professor in the Scholars' Programme at the National University of Singapore. Latika Vasil has a doctorate in educational psychology and is a researcher and writer, also based in New Zealand, with an interest in Asperger Syndrome. Both are involved with various autism and AS organisations.

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