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The adolescent and adult neuro-diversity handbook : Asperger's syndrome, ADHD, dyslexia, dyspraxia and related conditions

By: Henderickx, Sarah.
Contributor(s): Salter, Claire.
Publisher: London Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2010Description: 192 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781843109808.Subject(s): ADULTS | DYSLEXIA | DYSPRAXIA | TOURETTE SYNDROME | ANXIETY | ADOLESCENTS | AUTISM | ASPERGER SYNDROME | ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDERS | ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER | OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER | PERVASIVE DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDER
Contents:
Defining neuro-diversity Adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder/attention deficit disorder (ADHD/ADD) Autistic spectrum conditions : Asperger syndrome, high functioning autism and pervasive developmental disorder, not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS) Dyslexia Dyspraxia (developmental coordination disorder) Dyscalculia (mathematic disorder) Dysgraphia (disorder of written expression) Tourette syndrome Anxiety disorders Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) The learning environment : teaching approaches for supporting neuro-diversity The working environment : workplace adjustments for neuro-diverse employees.
Summary: This "is a handy first-reference point guide to the full range of neurological differences as they affect adolescents and adults. Each chapter focuses on a different condition, describing its history, its causes and characteristics, the implications for the individual, diagnosis and assessment, treatments and approaches, and strategies for providing support and self-support." - BOOK JACKET
List(s) this item appears in: ADHD Feb 2017 | Dyspraxia. August 2018 | Autism and adult diagnosis Oct 17 | Dyscalculia in adults March 2018 | ADHD Books, EBooks & 2 DVDs Oct 2018 CM | Dyspraxia and ASD March 2019
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This "is a handy first-reference point guide to the full range of neurological differences as they affect adolescents and adults. Each chapter focuses on a different condition, describing its history, its causes and characteristics, the implications for the individual, diagnosis and assessment, treatments and approaches, and strategies for providing support and self-support." - BOOK JACKET

Defining neuro-diversity
Adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder/attention deficit disorder (ADHD/ADD)
Autistic spectrum conditions : Asperger syndrome, high functioning autism and pervasive developmental disorder, not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS)
Dyslexia
Dyspraxia (developmental coordination disorder)
Dyscalculia (mathematic disorder)
Dysgraphia (disorder of written expression)
Tourette syndrome
Anxiety disorders
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
The learning environment : teaching approaches for supporting neuro-diversity
The working environment : workplace adjustments for neuro-diverse employees.

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