Very late diagnosis of Asperger syndrome (autism spectrum disorder) : how seeking a diagnosis in adulthood can change your life (eBook, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Very late diagnosis of Asperger syndrome (autism spectrum disorder) : how seeking a diagnosis in adulthood can change your life

Author: Philip Wylie; Luke Beardon; Sara Heath
Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Receiving an Autism Spectrum Disorder diagnosis as an adult can be a difficult but liberating process. Full of useful information and personal insights, this book details the stages of late diagnosis, from self-identification to acceptance. It discusses mental health issues that can arise, supports that are available and strategies for the future.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Life skills guides
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wylie, Philip.
Very late diagnosis of asperger syndrome (autism spectrum disorder)
(OCoLC)882871364
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Wylie; Luke Beardon; Sara Heath
ISBN: 9780857007780 0857007785 1322061300 9781322061306
OCLC Number: 893973670
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (176 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1. The stages of very late diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder --
2. Living pre-diagnosis --
3. Pre-assessment and diagnosis --
4. The advantages and disadvantages of diagnosis --
5. Common reactions to very late diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder --
6. The 'coming out' process --
7. How to live well with very late diagnosis Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Responsibility: Philip Wylie ; forewords by Luke Beardon and Sara Heath.

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There is an increasing number of adults who have a diagnosis of Asperger's syndrome in their mature years. This new book will help explain past experiences, provide self-understanding and give Read more...

 
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