Parenting a Child with Asperger Syndrome: 200 Tips and Strategies

Parenting a Child with Asperger Syndrome: 200 Tips and Strategies

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by Brenda Boyd
     
 

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For parents of children with Asperger Syndrome ordinary parenting just doesn't always do it - AS kids need a different approach. Brenda is mother to thirteen-year-old Kenneth, author of Asperger Syndrome, the Universe and Everything, and since his diagnosis at the age of eight she has gathered together the parenting ideas and tips that have had a positive effect on

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For parents of children with Asperger Syndrome ordinary parenting just doesn't always do it - AS kids need a different approach. Brenda is mother to thirteen-year-old Kenneth, author of Asperger Syndrome, the Universe and Everything, and since his diagnosis at the age of eight she has gathered together the parenting ideas and tips that have had a positive effect on Kenneth's life. Brenda discusses parents' reaction to their child's AS and gives advice on how better to understand 'Planet Asperger'. This book helps parents to respond positively to the challenge of AS and find the 'treasure' in their child's way of being.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781846424205
Publisher:
Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date:
09/08/2003
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
208
File size:
298 KB

Meet the Author

Brenda Boyd lives in Northern Ireland with her husband Chris and her son Kenneth Hall, who is the author of Asperger Syndrome, the Universe and Everything, also published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
Brenda Boyd holds a degree in law from Queens University, Belfast, and has previously worked as a solicitor with her own law practice. Her son Kenneth Hall is the author of Asperger Syndrome the Universe and Everything also published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers. Following Kenneth's diagnosis at the age of nine, Brenda became increasingly involved with local autism charities. She has worked for the National Autistic Society and qualified as a Life Coach specialising in Asperger Syndrome. Today she works with her husband, singer songwriter Bap Kennedy. She has recorded an album of her own original songs and plays bass guitar in Bap’s band. Brenda and Bap are co-patrons of Autism NI. Her website can be viewed at www.brendaboydkennedy.com.

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