Asperger Syndrome in the Family

Asperger Syndrome in the Family


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Asperger Syndrome in the Family by Liane Holliday Willey

Liane Holliday Willey and one of her daughters both have Asperger Syndrome. In Asperger Syndrome in the Family she looks, with honesty, wisdom and humor, at the implications this has for her family, both the Aspie and the non-Aspie members. Through personal vignettes, frank discussions and practical suggestions for dealing with everything from major to minor Aspie challenges, Liane, her husband and their three daughters bravely open their home to their readers, inviting them to look behind the curtains at their version of Aspie life. Not only does the book underscore the importance of mutual support and respect in an Aspie family - in fact in any family - it offers practical help for families in similar situations. This is a rich and positive book that will speak to all those whose lives have been affected by Asperger Syndrome.

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ISBN-13: 9781853028731
Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date: 03/15/2001
Pages: 174
Sales rank: 839,370
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.37(d)

About the Author

Liane Holliday Willey is a doctor of education, a writer and a researcher who specializes in the fields of psycholinguistics and learning style differences. Dr Willey has a wonderful husband, three happy children, dedicated parents and an active social life. She also has Asperger Syndrome, just like her youngest daughter. Dr Willey's previous book, Pretending to Be Normal, described her life with Asperger Syndrome and became an international success, attracting enthusiastic reviews. A frequent guest lecturer on 'aspie' topics, Dr Willey is an energetic educator and advocate of Asperger issues.

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