Succeeding in College with Asperger Syndrome

Succeeding in College with Asperger Syndrome


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781843102014
Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date: 11/28/2003
Edition description: Student
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.06(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.51(d)

About the Author

John Harpur was a lecturer in the Department of Computer Science at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth. His research included a multidisciplinary project on Emotional Intelligence and Asperger Syndrome. Maria Lawlor is a consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist at the Child and Family Centre, St. Mary's Hospital, Drogheda, and lecturer in the Department of Psychiatry, Trinity College, Dublin. Michael Fitzgerald is the Henry Marsh Professor of child and adolescent psychiatry at the Child and Family Centre at Trinity College, Dublin.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Acknowledgements. 1. Preparing for College: A Brief Preamble. 2. Welcome to the Rest of Your Life. 3. The College Environment for the Asperger Student. 4. Attending to Academic Demands with AS. 5. Working with Student Support Services. 6. Communication: Getting Along with Others. 7. Interacting with the Opposite Sex: Sex and Sexuality. 8. Managing Anxiety and Stress. 9. Establishing an AS Support Group. 10. Inspirational Thinkers and Scientists. 11. Life After College. Appendices. References. Index.

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