The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome by Tony Attwood

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The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome (Paperback) By Dr Tony Attwood

"I usually say to the child ‘Congratulations, you have Asperger’s syndrome’ and explain that this means he or she is not mad, bad or defective, but has a different way of thinking” – from The Complete Guide to Asperger’s Syndrome.

The Complete Guide to Asperger’s Syndrome is the definitive handbook for anyone affected by Asperger’s syndrome. It brings together a wealth of information on all aspects the syndrome for children through to adults.

Drawing on case studies and personal accounts from Attwood’s extensive clinical experience, and from his correspondence with individuals with AS, this book is both authoritative and extremely accessible.

Chapters examine:

  • causes and indications of the syndrome
  • the diagnosis and its effect on the individual
  • theory of mind
  • the perception of emotions in self and others
  • social interaction, including friendships
  • long-term relationships
  • teasing, bullying and mental health issues
  • the effect of AS on language and cognitive abilities, sensory sensitivity, movement and co-ordination skills
  • career development.

    Published: 07 May 2008
    Format: Paperback 400 pages
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    SKU P_340
    Brand Other
    Shipping Weight 0.5000kg

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