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Succeeding in college with Asperger syndrome : a student guide

Author: John Harpur; Maria Lawlor; Michael Fitzgerald
Publisher: London ; New York : Jessica Kingsley, ©2004.
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College life is particularly stressful for students with Asperger Syndrome (AS) and the resources that colleges provide for such students are often inadequate. This much needed guide provides information to help these students prepare successfully for the rites and rituals of studying, interact with staff and fellow students, cope with expectations and pressures, and understand their academic and domestic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Harpur, John, 1958-
Succeeding in college with Asperger syndrome.
London ; New York : Jessica Kingsley, ©2004
(OCoLC)54366094
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Harpur; Maria Lawlor; Michael Fitzgerald
ISBN: 1417501081 9781417501083 9781846424366 1846424364
OCLC Number: 54768668
Description: 1 online resource (273 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Succeeding in College with Asperger Syndrome: A student guide; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Preparing for College: A Brief Preamble; 2 Welcome to the Rest of Your Life; 3 The College Environment for the AS Student; 4 Attending to Academic Demands with AS; 5 Working with Student Support Services; 6 Communication Getting Along with Others; 7 Interacting with the Opposite Sex: Sex and Sexuality; 8 Managing Anxiety and Stress; 9 Establishing an AS Support Group; 10 Inspirational AS Thinkers and Scientists; 11 Life After College; Appendix 1: Gillberg's Diagnostic Criteria for AS. Appendix 2: Useful WebsitesReferences; Index.
Responsibility: John Harpur, Maria Lawlor, and Michael Fitzgerald.
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