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Asperger's syndrome : a guide for parents and professionals

Author: Tony Attwood
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Attwood's guide will assist parents and professionals with the identification, treatment and care of both children and adults with Asperger's Syndrome. Provides information on the characteristics of Asperger's Syndrome, a pattern of behaviors that includes a lack of empathy, inability to form frienships, one-sided conversations, clumsy movements, and intense absorption in aspecial interest, and describes strategies  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Attwood
ISBN: 1853025771 9781853025778
OCLC Number: 37996132
Target Audience: Adult
Description: 223 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Diagnosis --
Social behaviour --
Language --
Interests and routine --
Motor clumsiness --
Cognition --
Sensory sensitivity --
Frequently asked questions --
Appendix I Resource material on emotions and friendships --
Appendix II How do you feel today? --
Appendix III Diagnostic criteria.
Responsibility: Tony Attwood [foreword by Lorna Wing].

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Covering the available literature in full, this guide brings together the most relevant and useful information on Asperger's Syndrome, incorporating case studies from the author's own practical  Read more...

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