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Ljiljana Vuletic, Michael Ferrari, Teodor Mihail, M. D. Ferrari - Transfer Boy: Perspectives On Asperger Syndrome - 9781843102137 - V9781843102137
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Transfer Boy: Perspectives On Asperger Syndrome

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Description for Transfer Boy: Perspectives On Asperger Syndrome Paperback. The book explores what it is like to be an adolescent with AS through interviews with Teodor, a 'psychologically unusual' twelve-year-old. In this case study, Vuletic and Ferrari combine an autobiographical account with perspectives from other people who know Teodor, while simultaneously integrating psychiatric and psychological research on autism. Num Pages: 208 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: MJNA; MJW. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 12. Weight in Grams: 326.
Transfer Boy: Perspectives on Asperger Syndrome explores what it is like to be an adolescent with Asperger Syndrome, through interviews with Teodor, a 'psychologically unusual' twelve-year-old. In this detailed case study, Vuletic and Ferrari combine an autobiographical account with perspectives from other family members and people who know Teodor well, while simultaneously integrating psychiatric and psychological research on autism. The authors evaluate the merits and pitfalls of different interpretations of autism and address the broad psychological issues related to Asperger Syndrome - intelligence, social skills, memory, the transitional period from childhood to adolescence. The study includes results ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
Number of Pages
208
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781843102137
SKU
V9781843102137
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About Ljiljana Vuletic, Michael Ferrari, Teodor Mihail, M. D. Ferrari
Ljiljana Vuletic has been involved in the field of autism as a therapist and consultant for twenty years and is currently completing her doctorate at the University of Toronto. Michel Ferrari is Associate Professor and Head of the Centre for Applied Cognitive Science at the University of Toronto. Teodor Mihail is a teenager diagnosed with Asperger syndrome who is currently ... Read more

Reviews for Transfer Boy: Perspectives On Asperger Syndrome
Transfer Boy: Perspectives on Asperger Syndrome is a detailed look at a fascinating and complex human being. The authors method involved polling multiple perspectives, including Teodor Milhail's own first-person perspective, to build a collage that explores complexity.The view of the disability from the inside is compelling and often challenging.
PsycCritiques This book uses a portrait of Teodor, a teenager ... Read more

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