Youth with Asperger's Syndrome: A Different Drummer

Youth with Asperger's Syndrome: A Different Drummer

by Zachary Chastain
     
 

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Duncan is different from other teenagers. Sometimes people think he acts like a robot, with stiff movements and a flat voice. Other times, he does or says the wrong things and ends up in trouble without ever realizing why. He doesn't really get jokes. He likes words to mean just one thing.

Duncan has Asperger's syndrome, a condition that's often considered to be

Overview

Duncan is different from other teenagers. Sometimes people think he acts like a robot, with stiff movements and a flat voice. Other times, he does or says the wrong things and ends up in trouble without ever realizing why. He doesn't really get jokes. He likes words to mean just one thing.

Duncan has Asperger's syndrome, a condition that's often considered to be a high-functioning form of autism. Young people with this condition interact with their worlds differently from others their age. But that doesn't mean they don't have much to offer! Read this book and find out more about Asperger's syndrome.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781422204375
Publisher:
Mason Crest Publishers
Publication date:
01/28/2008
Series:
Helping Youth with Mental, Physical, and Social Challenges Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.47(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.25(d)
Lexile:
1110L (what's this?)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

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