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Aspie: Memoirs on the Blessings and Burdens of Asperger's Syndrome
     

Aspie: Memoirs on the Blessings and Burdens of Asperger's Syndrome

by John K. Olson, PhD
 

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Aspie takes you into the life and mind of one man’s struggle with Asperger’s Syndrome, an autism spectrum disorder affecting approximately 1,000,000 Americans. Here you will see how common AS “symptoms” such as temper tantrums, depression, moral idealism, “hyperhonesty,” and social awkwardness went unexplained before his AS

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Aspie takes you into the life and mind of one man’s struggle with Asperger’s Syndrome, an autism spectrum disorder affecting approximately 1,000,000 Americans. Here you will see how common AS “symptoms” such as temper tantrums, depression, moral idealism, “hyperhonesty,” and social awkwardness went unexplained before his AS diagnosis at age 40. Moreover, you will learn how AS influences such areas of life as employment, social relationships, and intellectual achievement. Written for both Aspies and the general public, Aspie illustrates for all both the blessings and burdens of AS.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781462810086
Publisher:
Xlibris Corporation
Publication date:
09/30/2006
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
660 KB

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