Asperger's syndrome : social energy (1) / Alis Rowe
By: Rowe, Alis.Series: The Visual Guides. London : Lonely Mind Books, 2015Edition: Second edition.Description: 167 pages : illustrated ; 22 x 22 cm.Other title: Why socializing is so tiring for individuals with autism spectrum disorders.Subject(s): AUTISM | ASPERGER SYNDROME | SOCIAL LIFE
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What is meant by the term ASD? - Energy. - 'Hot Potato Theory'. - 'The Dissociation Effect'. - Introversion and extroversion in ASD. - The 'Invader/Invaded' theory. - 'Social Gear Theory' - The glass jar. - How to help.
"The Girl with the Curly Hair describes the difficulty in doing productive tasks via an intangible unit of measurement, ‘social energy.’ In this book, she looks at how and why managing day to day activities, including socialising with work colleagues, friends and family, is so tiring for people with Asperger’s Syndrome and other autism spectrum disorders. She also looks at introversion and extroversion and how they affect social energy." - BOOK JACKET