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On the spectrum : adults living with Asperger syndrome

By: Dziobek-Bepler, Nathalie.
New York, NY, Fanlight Productions : 2006Edition: 1st.Description: 1x DVD ; 53 min.ISBN: 1572958545.Subject(s): ASPERGER SYNDROME | SUPPORT GROUPS | DIAGNOSIS | BIOGRAPHYSummary: Profiles four individuals in this unusual documentary, who describe the ways Asperger syndrome has affected their lives, their work and their relationships. Describes the relief they felt when they were finally diagnosed in adulthood, and at last found an explanation for the years of frustration, anxiety and depression they experienced when peers and teachers shunned them for their abnormal behaviour. Makes it clear that they have learned to cope with the disorder, even in some cases to find special strengths from it, and have experienced the comfort and reinforcement of participating with others "like them" in an Asperger's support group.
List(s) this item appears in: Asperger syndrome and young women. August 2017 | ASD for support workers Dec 2017 | Adult Asperger Syndrome- DVDs. Jan 2019
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Profiles four individuals in this unusual documentary, who describe the ways Asperger syndrome has affected their lives, their work and their relationships. Describes the relief they felt when they were finally diagnosed in adulthood, and at last found an explanation for the years of frustration, anxiety and depression they experienced when peers and teachers shunned them for their abnormal behaviour. Makes it clear that they have learned to cope with the disorder, even in some cases to find special strengths from it, and have experienced the comfort and reinforcement of participating with others "like them" in an Asperger's support group.

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