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Asperger's difference : a film for and about young people with Asperger syndrome

Publisher: New York, NY Center for Spectrum Services 2009Description: 1. DVD : 31:30 mins.|2. Booklet: Discussion Guide.ISBN: 9780615335162.Subject(s): ASPERGER SYNDROME | ADOLESCENTS | CHALLENGES | STRENGTHS | PERSONAL NARRATIVES | SOCIAL SKILLS | STEREOTYPED BEHAVIOUR | BULLYING | SELF ADVOCACY | DIAGNOSIS
Contents:
What is Aspergers?|Social and Communication Skills|Thoughts, behaviors or interests that are difficult to control|Teasing and bullying|Positive aspects of Aspergers|Diagnosis|Self-disclosure & self-advocacy|The future|And, finally...
Summary: "The Asperger's Difference follows three articulate young people as they navigate the waters of daily life and journey toward self-understanding and self-advocacy. Their poignant and candid insights into the longing and isolation they feel offer a window into the Asperger's experience." The film also "offers the viewer the opportunity to see the often overlooked strengths in individuals with AS" ; this helps to give a more complete picture of what it means to live with Asperger's." - DVD COVER
List(s) this item appears in: ASD for support workers Dec 2017 | DVDs for summer viewing. Dec 2017 CM | Adult Asperger Syndrome- DVDs. Jan 2019
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720 ASP (Browse shelf) Checked out 23/06/2019 W000758
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"The Asperger's Difference follows three articulate young people as they navigate the waters of daily life and journey toward self-understanding and self-advocacy. Their poignant and candid insights into the longing and isolation they feel offer a window into the Asperger's experience." The film also "offers the viewer the opportunity to see the often overlooked strengths in individuals with AS" ; this helps to give a more complete picture of what it means to live with Asperger's." - DVD COVER

What is Aspergers?|Social and Communication Skills|Thoughts, behaviors or interests that are difficult to control|Teasing and bullying|Positive aspects of Aspergers|Diagnosis|Self-disclosure & self-advocacy|The future|And, finally...

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Probably useful for families with Aspergers children, looking ahead. Could be good for young Aspies themselves. Nice balance of 'challenges' and positives.

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