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Wendy Lawson - Life Behind Glass: A Personal Account of Autism Spectrum Disorder - 9781853029110 - V9781853029110
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Life Behind Glass: A Personal Account of Autism Spectrum Disorder

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Description for Life Behind Glass: A Personal Account of Autism Spectrum Disorder Paperback. Wendy Lawson has an autism spectrum disorder. After being considered intellectually disabled and misdiagnosed as schizophrenic, Wendy is now a mother with two degrees and her own business. As a poet and writer she shares her understanding of autism to help "build a bridge from my world to theirs". Num Pages: 128 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: MJC; MMZ; VFJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 219 x 142 x 8. Weight in Grams: 174.
Wendy Lawson has an autism spectrum disorder. Considered to be intellectually disabled and 'almost incapable of doing as she is told' at school, she was later misdiagnosed as schizophrenic - a label that stuck with her for more than 25 years. Her sense of self was then non-existent, but Wendy is now a mother of four with two university degrees; she is a social worker and adult educator, and operates her own business. She is also a poet and a writer, sharing her understanding of autism with others to help 'build a bridge from my world to ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Number of pages
128
Condition
New
Number of Pages
128
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781853029110
SKU
V9781853029110
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About Wendy Lawson
Wendy Lawson lives in Australia.

Reviews for Life Behind Glass: A Personal Account of Autism Spectrum Disorder
Wendy Lawson, the author of this book, was diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome and, because of this, the content is enriched with fascinating personal insights.
The British Journal of Occupational Therapy

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