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Carol Hagland - Getting to Grips With Asperger Syndrome: Understanding Adults on the Autism Spectrum - 9781843109778 - V9781843109778
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Getting to Grips With Asperger Syndrome: Understanding Adults on the Autism Spectrum

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Description for Getting to Grips With Asperger Syndrome: Understanding Adults on the Autism Spectrum Paperback. This is a guide for those caring for or supporting an adult with AS. It will help them understand the condition and the difficulties it may cause so that they can offer support. Practical strategies are offered to combat problems that may arise, and common issues that specifically occur with individuals diagnosed later in life are addressed. Num Pages: 224 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: JKS; MJNA; VFJD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 227 x 153 x 15. Weight in Grams: 348.

Getting to Grips with Asperger Syndrome is a practical, problem-solving guide for those caring for or supporting an adult with Asperger Syndrome (AS). It will help them understand the condition and the difficulties it may cause, so that they can offer support in the most beneficial way.

The book explains what AS is and why certain behaviours frequently occur: such as anxiety, fear of change and unusual sensitivities. Once behaviours and reactions are understood, many of the apparent problems become less troublesome, and difficulties can be avoided or easily-resolved. Practical strategies are offered to combat problems that may arise, ... Read more

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Product Details

Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
Number of Pages
224
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781843109778
SKU
V9781843109778
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-1

About Carol Hagland
Carol Hagland worked as a chartered clinical psychologist in the NHS for over thirty years - the last ten being in the field of learning disabilities. During that time she developed a particular interest in Asperger Syndrome, and worked with many clients and their families or carers, providing diagnoses, counselling and advice about care and support.

Reviews for Getting to Grips With Asperger Syndrome: Understanding Adults on the Autism Spectrum
The success of this book is truly in the author's ability to convey in each chapter what Asperger Syndrome may look like on a day to day basis... In a remarkable way, the author is describing and illustrating the most insignificant and potentially trivial daily issues all of us encounter by through the eyes of the individual with Asperger Syndrome ... Read more

Goodreads reviews for Getting to Grips With Asperger Syndrome: Understanding Adults on the Autism Spectrum


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