The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome / Edition 1

The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome / Edition 1

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by Tony Attwood
     
 

Explains the theoretical basis for understanding Asperger's Syndrome (AS), its manifestations and the diverse experiences of individuals with AS. This book provides theories on the possible causes of AS, as well as evaluating the various interventions and providing professional advice for their successful application.See more details below

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Explains the theoretical basis for understanding Asperger's Syndrome (AS), its manifestations and the diverse experiences of individuals with AS. This book provides theories on the possible causes of AS, as well as evaluating the various interventions and providing professional advice for their successful application.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781843104957
Publisher:
Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date:
09/28/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
397
Sales rank:
633,099
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents


Preface     9
What is Asperger's Syndrome?     11
The Diagnosis     35
Social Understanding and Friendship     55
Teasing and Bullying     95
Theory of Mind     112
The Understanding and Expression of Emotions     128
Special Interests     172
Language     202
Cognitive Abilities     228
Movement and Coordination     259
Sensory Sensitivity     271
Life After School: College and Career     292
Long-term Relationships     304
Psychotherapy     316
Frequently Asked Questions     327
Glossary     348
Resources     351
References     359
Subject Index     382
Author Index     393

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