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A strange world : autism, Asperger's syndrome, and PDD-NOS : a guide for parents, partners, professional carers, and people with ASDs

Author: Martine F Delfos
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2005.
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A Strange World is an intriguing and comprehensive guide to autistic spectrum disorders presented from a new scientific perspective. Delfos's biopsychological model provides a strong theoretical analysis of the nature of autism and what problems it can cause. She offers practical advice on how to approach these problems from the various perspectives of autistic children, adolescents and adults, as well as parents  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Delfos, Martine F.
Strange world.
London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2005
(DLC) 2004025826
(OCoLC)56905545
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martine F Delfos
ISBN: 184642089X 9781846420894
OCLC Number: 61699033
Description: 1 online resource (416 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; A StrangeWorld --
Autism, Asperger's Syndrome and PDD-NOS: A Guide for Parents, Partners, Professional Carers, and People with ASDs; Contents; Foreword by Tony Attwood; Preface; Part 1: What is it?; 1 Introduction; 2 Predisposition or environment; 3 Differences between men and women; 4 Autistic disorders; 5 The core of the problem; Part 2: What can you do about it?; 6 Before and after diagnosis; 7 Stimulating me-other differentiation and empathy; 8 Social skills; 9 Forming friendships and relationships; 10 Resistance to change; 11 Coping with anxiety and obsession.
Other Titles: Vreemde wereld.
Responsibility: Martine F. Delfos ; foreword by Tony Attwood.
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A Strange World is an intriguing and comprehensive guide to autistic spectrum disorders presented from a new scientific perspective. Delfos's biopsychological model provides a strong theoretical analysis of the nature of autism and what problems it can cause. She offers practical advice on how to approach these problems from the various perspectives of autistic children, adolescents and adults, as well as parents and carers of autistic people. Balancing theory and practice, Delfos incorporates the findings of current research, and moves beyond. She addresses issues such as differences between.

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