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Youth with Asperger's Syndrome: A Different Drummer
     

Youth with Asperger's Syndrome: A Different Drummer

by Zachary Chastain, Phyllis Livingston
 

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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

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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 high-functioning form of autism. Young people with this condition show many these characteristics: difficulty using and understanding language; difficulty relating to people, objects, and events; unusual play with toys and other objects; difficulty with changes in routine or familiar surroundings; and, repetitive body movements or behavior patterns.These young people 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:
9781422201374
Publisher:
Mason Crest Publishers
Publication date:
01/28/2008
Series:
Helping Youth with Mental, Physical, and Social Challenges Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile:
1110L (what's this?)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

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