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Ask Dr. Tony : answers from the world's leading expert on asperger's syndrome / high-functioning autism / Craig R. Evans with Dr. Tony Attwood

By: Evans, Craig R.
Contributor(s): Attwood, Tony.
Publisher: Arlington, TX : Future Horizons, Inc., 2018Copyright date: 2018Description: xxiv, 262 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781941765807.Other title: Ask Doctor Tony.Subject(s): AUTISM | DIAGNOSIS | BEHAVIOUR MODIFICATION | MENTAL HEALTH | EMPLOYMENT | SOCIAL SKILLSDDC classification: 616.85/882
Contents:
How this book came about. - Introduction. - Book structure. - 1. Anxiety. - 2. Self-esteem/self-identity. - 3. Aversion to change. - 4. Meltdowns. - 5. Depression. - 6. Sensory issues. - 7. Making and keeping friends. - Personal management issues. - 9. Intimacy, dating, sex, marriage and emotional availability. - 10. Faking it. - 11. Getting and keeping a job. - 12. Disclosing a diagnosis. - 13. Bullying. - 14. Choosing a career. - 15. Empathetic attunement. - 16. Being diagnosed. - 17. Living with autism. - Bonus section. - About the authors.
Summary: Addresses questions on topics such as seeking or disclosing an autism diagnosis; anxiety, depression, and meltdowns; getting and keeping a job; forming and keeping friendships and relationships. The authors' goal is to enable people to thrive with autism.
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How this book came about. - Introduction. - Book structure. - 1. Anxiety. - 2. Self-esteem/self-identity. - 3. Aversion to change. - 4. Meltdowns. - 5. Depression. - 6. Sensory issues. - 7. Making and keeping friends. - Personal management issues. - 9. Intimacy, dating, sex, marriage and emotional availability. - 10. Faking it. - 11. Getting and keeping a job. - 12. Disclosing a diagnosis. - 13. Bullying. - 14. Choosing a career. - 15. Empathetic attunement. - 16. Being diagnosed. - 17. Living with autism. - Bonus section. - About the authors.

Addresses questions on topics such as seeking or disclosing an autism diagnosis; anxiety, depression, and meltdowns; getting and keeping a job; forming and keeping friendships and relationships. The authors' goal is to enable people to thrive with autism.

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