The Asperger Personal Guide: Raising Self-Esteem and Making the Most of Yourself as a Adult with Asperger's Syndrome

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Overview

Following the successful publication of the Asperger Love Guide and Asperger Social Guide this third book in the series of three self-help practical life guides covers the personal issues that an adult with Asperger's syndrome faces in a world not designed for people with autism.

Written fromthe male and female perspective of two Asperger's adults it looks at:

  • the positive aspects of Asperger's syndrome
  • how these translate into everyday life
  • whether Asperger's syndrome is in fact a disability
  • strategies to gain mental and physical health as an adult with ASD.

The book aims to help adults gain self-esteem and get the most out of themselves as a unique adult with Asperger's syndrome. These courageous authors have drawn upon their personal experiences to provide an outstanding series of books aimed to support and enhance the quality of life for other Asperger adults.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781412922579
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 2/28/2007
  • Series: Lucky Duck Books Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 6.70 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents


Foreword     1
Introduction     3
Asperger's syndrome in adulthood: the reality     5
Mental health     21
Wellbeing     35
Positive attributes of Asperger's syndrome     49
Asperger's adult case studies     69
Useful contacts     115
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