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Pretending to be normal : living with Asperger's syndrome

Author: Liane Holliday Willey
Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

Updated edition of the bestselling story of a woman who, after years of self-doubt and self-denial, learned to embrace and appreciate her Asperger's syndrome traits. Liane Holliday Willey shares,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: Liane Holliday Willey; Liane Holliday Willey
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Liane Holliday Willey
ISBN: 9781849057554 1849057559
OCLC Number: 885008854
Notes: Originally published: 1999.
Description: 192 pages
Contents: Dedication. Foreword by Tony Attwood. Author's Note. Introduction. 1. Remembering When 2. The Gap Widens and Wondering Why 3. Losing My Way 4. A Slow Walk Home 5. Crossing the Bridge 6. Rocking My Babies 7. Settling In, But Never Down. 8. Pretending a Little Less. Appendices: I Explaining Who You Are to Those Who Care. II Survival Skills for AS College Students. III Employment Options and Responsibilities. IV Organizing Your Home Life. V Coping Strategies for Sensory Integration Dysfunction. VI Thoughts for Non-AS Support People. VII Support Groups and Other Helpful Resources. Glossary. References.
Responsibility: Liane Holliday Willey ; foreword by Tony Attwood.


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