The Adolescent and Adult Neuro-Diversity Handbook: Asperger Syndrome, ADHD, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, and Related Conditions

The Adolescent and Adult Neuro-Diversity Handbook: Asperger Syndrome, ADHD, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, and Related Conditions

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781843109808
Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date: 01/15/2010
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 619,237
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Sarah Hendrickxworks as a freelance trainer and consultant in autistic spectrum conditions through her own consultancy, Hendrickx Associates. She provides professional training, Expert Witness and employment consultancy to organisations and coaching to individuals, families and couples. She is the author of several books on Asperger syndrome published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers as well as the co-author of Asperger Syndrome – A Love Story written with her partner Keith, who has been diagnosed with AS.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements. Introduction. 1. Defining Neuro-diversity. 2. Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder/Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD/ADD). 3. Autistic Spectrum Conditions: Asperger Syndrome, High Functioning Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorder - Not Otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS). 4. Dyslexia. 5. Dyspraxia (Developmental Coordination Disorder). 6. Dyscalculia (Mathematical Disorder). 7. Dysgraphia (Disorder of Written Expression). 8. Tourette Syndrome. 9. Anxiety Disorders. 10. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). 11. The Learning Environment: Teaching Approaches for Supporting Neuro-diversity. 12. The Working Environment: Workplace Adjustments for Neuro-diverse Employees. References. Further Reading. Resources. Index

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