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The partner's guide to Asperger Syndrome

Author: Susan Moreno; Marci Wheeler; Kealah Parkinson
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2012.
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Drawing on their own experiences of being in long-term relationships with partners with Asperger syndrome, and interviews with others in the same situation, the authors offer tried-and-tested advice on how to surmount common difficulties and make things work.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Moreno; Marci Wheeler; Kealah Parkinson
ISBN: 9781849058780 1849058784
OCLC Number: 730412390
Description: 254 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword: Relationship problems of adults with Asperger syndrome / Tony Attwood --
Introduction --
Internal issues for non-spectrum partners --
Communication differences --
Social skills differences --
Sensory processing differences --
Executive function skills and challenges --
Coping with stress --
Parenting --
ASD and illegal behaviors --
Positive ASD qualities vs negative experiences --
Successful partnerships --
Meeting the needs of the NS partner --
Final thoughts.
Responsibility: Susan Moreno, Marci Wheeler, and Kealah Parkinson ; foreword by Tony Attwood.

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Drawing on interviews with over 100 people in NS/AS relationships, as well as on the authors' own experiences, this supportive book will give NS partners a better understanding of NS/AS  Read more...

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