The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with Asperger's Syndrome: The sound advice and reliable answers you need to help your child succeed by Stillman William, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with Asperger's Syndrome: The sound advice and reliable answers you need to help your child succeed

The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with Asperger's Syndrome: The sound advice and reliable answers you need to help your child succeed

by Stillman William
     
 

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The clinical diagnosis of Asperger's can be intimidating for parents. Often the focus is on their child's "disabilities" rather than his "abilities," and parents may be left wondering what they should expect as their child journeys through life. This guide helps you take the first steps toward understanding how this developmental disorder may impact your child.

Overview

The clinical diagnosis of Asperger's can be intimidating for parents. Often the focus is on their child's "disabilities" rather than his "abilities," and parents may be left wondering what they should expect as their child journeys through life. This guide helps you take the first steps toward understanding how this developmental disorder may impact your child. This uncomplicated handbook introduces you to Asperger's and helps you to:

  • Get a diagnosis and understand the results
  • Identify triggers that can lead to sensory overload
  • Recognize symptoms of meltdowns and work to prevent them
  • Educate family and friends about Asperger's
  • Discover support groups for themselves and their child

Now revised and updated, this new edition includes information on educational concerns and social interactions. This is the only resource you need to help your child overcome the obstacles of Asperger's and find success--and happiness.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440503948
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
11/18/2010
Pages:
322
Sales rank:
610,645
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author


William Stillman is the award-winning author of many special-needs parenting books including Demystifying the Autistic Experience, Empowered Autism Parenting, and the Autism Answer Book. He presents autism workshops and consultant services for parents and special education professionals across the country, and he is a nationally acclaimed speaker on Asperger's Syndrome. An adult with Asperger's Syndrome, Mr. Stillman lives in Pennsylvania. His website is www.williamstillman.com.

About the Foreword Writer
Nick Dubin, PsyD is a psychologist specializing in autism spectrum disorders. Dr. Dubin, an adult with Asperger's syndrome, has been featured in the Detroit News, National Public Radio, and Fox News Detroit. He is a columnist for the Autism-Asperger Digest, and serves on the board of directors of the Global and Regional Asperger Syndrome Parternship. He is a sought-after speaker in the autism field and has presented at more than 100 conferences, including the Autism Society of America's National Conference.

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