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Asperger Syndrome and Young Children: Building Skills for the Real World
     

Asperger Syndrome and Young Children: Building Skills for the Real World

by Teresa Bolick
 

From the author of Asperger Syndrome and Adolescence comes this helpful guide for parents and teachers of children aged three to seven who suffer from Asperger Syndrome. AS is on the high-functioning end of the autism spectrum and is purported to have afflicted luminaries like Thomas Edison and Albert Einstein. It is characterized by a lack of social

Overview


From the author of Asperger Syndrome and Adolescence comes this helpful guide for parents and teachers of children aged three to seven who suffer from Asperger Syndrome. AS is on the high-functioning end of the autism spectrum and is purported to have afflicted luminaries like Thomas Edison and Albert Einstein. It is characterized by a lack of social ability, obsessive-compulsive tendencies, and fits of rage, along with above-average intelligence and hyper-focus on subjects of interest.

This book gives parents and teachers insight into the condition and strategies for managing their childÆs behavior, with the ultimate goal of helping the child gain independence and function successfully in the "real world."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592330621
Publisher:
Rockport Publishers
Publication date:
06/28/2004
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 8.75(h) x 0.94(d)

Meet the Author


Teresa Bolick, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist specializing in autism disorders. She practices in southern New Hampshire. She is the author of Asperger Syndrome and Adolescence.

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