My Life With Asperger's

My Life With Asperger's

by Megan Hammond
     
 

Megan Hammond always felt a little bit different to other people but did not know why. Being diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome at the age of 26 was a breakthrough for her and her family. This is an honest and inspiring account of how it feels when you can't read the social cues that others take for granted. Asperger's Syndrome is one of the more common Autistic…  See more details below

Overview

Megan Hammond always felt a little bit different to other people but did not know why. Being diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome at the age of 26 was a breakthrough for her and her family. This is an honest and inspiring account of how it feels when you can't read the social cues that others take for granted. Asperger's Syndrome is one of the more common Autistic Spectrum Disorders. Autistic Spectrum Disorders have been recognised in 1 in every 100 people. The diagnosis of autistic disorder is given to individuals with impairments in social interaction and communication as well as restricted and repetitive interests, activities and behaviours that are generally evident prior to three years of age.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781741107883
Publisher:
New Holland Australia
Publication date:
08/10/2010
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Megan Hammond lived in Western Australia with her parents and younger brother before moving to Sydney with her family at the age of nine. Throughout her childhood she had problems at school and then as an adult experienced difficulty in keeping a job. She was diagnosed with Asperger

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