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Asperger syndrome, the universe and everything

Author: Kenneth Hall
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Kenneth Hall was diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome at the age of eight. His early school years had been difficult, as although he is bright and articulate, his behavior could be challenging and easily misread. After his diagnosis, the Local Education Board intervened and provided him with a laptop computer, to encourage him to express himself. This book is the result. Kenneth is in a unique position to describe  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)790721971
(NO-TrBIB)040512975
Named Person: Kenneth Hall; Kenneth Hall; Kenneth Hall
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Hall
ISBN: 1853029300 9781853029301
OCLC Number: 45446161
Description: 109 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: SECTION ONE: WHO AM I? 1. A few things about Me. 2. Me and Asperger Syndrome. 3. About my life. 4. My favourite things. SECTION TWO: WHAT IS DIFFERENT ABOUT ME. 5. My difficulties. 6. How I feel things. 7. I like being alone. 8. I don't go to school. 9. How I feel about being different. SECTION THREE: MY STRENGTHS. 10. Honesty. 11. Personality. 12. ABA. 13. Taking on challenges. 14. `That shrinking feeling.' SECTION FOUR: MY BELIEFS. 15. Gifts. 16. Intelligence. 17. Nature. 18. Animals. 19. Churches fighting. 20. The media. 21. The news. 22. Gravity and dimensions. 23. Understanding people with AS. 24. Helping AS kids. 25. Titanic. 26. Rules. 27. AS and autism. 28. My future.
Responsibility: Kenneth Hall ; forewords by Ken P. Kerr and Gill Rowley.

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Kenneth Hall was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome at the age of eight. He is in a unique position to describe some of the inner experiences and perceptions of autism in childhood. He has a warm and  Read more...

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Kenneth's book will go some way to raising awareness of the problems and possibilities of highly gifted children with a known learning difficulty. -- Gill Rowley Parents, family members and Read more...

 
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