Right Address Wrong Planet: Children with Asperger Syndrome Becoming Adults

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In this exciting new book on Asperger Syndrome, a mother who holds a doctoral degree in autism spectrum disorders relates the difficulties encountered by her son with AS. The mother's account is rounded out by the perspectives of Brent, her adult son with AS, her husband, and family members of others who have Asperger Syndrome. An important look at adolescents and adults with Asperger Syndrome who have gone undiagnosed till late in life!
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Overview

In this exciting new book on Asperger Syndrome, a mother who holds a doctoral degree in autism spectrum disorders relates the difficulties encountered by her son with AS. The mother's account is rounded out by the perspectives of Brent, her adult son with AS, her husband, and family members of others who have Asperger Syndrome. An important look at adolescents and adults with Asperger Syndrome who have gone undiagnosed till late in life!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781931282024
  • Publisher: Autism Asperger Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 1/28/2002
  • Pages: 227
  • Sales rank: 1,477,380
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface i
Introduction ii
Part I Confirmation of the Diagnosis
Chapter 1 Recognizing Asperger Syndrome 1
Chapter 2 Round One of the Search for the Diagnosis 7
Chapter 3 Round Two of the Search for the Diagnosis 15
Part II Adolescence
Chapter 4 The Industrious School Years 31
Chapter 5 Idiosyncrasies 43
Part III Adult Issues
Chapter 6 College Years and Dating 53
Chapter 7 The World of Adult Work 81
Chapter 8 Perseverative and Obsessive Interests 103
Chapter 9 Depression and Anxiety 115
Chapter 10 Navigating the Maze of Social Services 129
Part IV Others' Perspectives
Chapter 11 Living with Asperger Syndrome 159
Chapter 12 A Father's Perspective 167
Chapter 13 Comments from Other Parents and Family Members 181
Final Thoughts 212
Part V Resources
Chapter 14 There Is Help 217
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