Asperger's Syndrome and High Achievement

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"This book describes the lives and personalities of twenty of the most remarkable people of the past who may well have had Asperger's syndrome (AS)." Famous in the fields of art, literature and science, among others, they illustrate how highly intelligent people are able to surmount some of the problems that AS causes and achieve so much - more than might have been possible without it.
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Overview

"This book describes the lives and personalities of twenty of the most remarkable people of the past who may well have had Asperger's syndrome (AS)." Famous in the fields of art, literature and science, among others, they illustrate how highly intelligent people are able to surmount some of the problems that AS causes and achieve so much - more than might have been possible without it.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781843103882
  • Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
  • Publication date: 11/17/2005
  • Pages: 24
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564) 15
2 Philip of Spain (1527-1598) 23
3 Isaac Newton (1642-1727) 33
4 Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) 45
5 John Howard (c. 1726-1790) 53
6 Henry Cavendish (1731-1810) 63
7 Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) 69
8 Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) 77
9 Eric Satie (1866-1925) 89
10 Bertrand Russell (1872-1970) 97
11 Albert Einstein (1879-1955) 107
12 Bela Bartok (1881-1945) 117
13 Ramanujan (1887-1920) 125
14 Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951) 133
15 Alfred Kinsey (1894-1956) 143
16 Simone Weil (1909-1943) 155
17 Alan Turing (1912-1954) 167
18 Patricia Highsmith (1921-1995) 177
19 Andy Warhol (1928-1987) 183
20 Glenn Gould (1932-1982) 195
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