Neurodiverse relationships : autistic and neurotypical partners share their experiences / Joanna Pike with Tony Attwood ; foreword by Tony Attwood.
By: Pike, Joanna.
Contributor(s): Attwood, Tony.Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2019Copyright date: 2019Description: 215 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781787750289.Subject(s): AUTISM | NEUROTYPICAL | MARRIAGE
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Foreword by Dr Tony Attwood. - Glossary of terms. - Acknowledgements. - Introduction. - 1. Anxiety. - 2. Change. - 3. Communication. - 4. Diagnosis. - 5. Empathy. - 6. Employment. - 7. Family occasions. - 8. Finances. - 9. Intimacy. - 10. Meltdowns. - 11. Parenting. - 12. Socializing. - Where to find support. - Books. - About the authors.
Comprised of the accounts of twelve heterosexual couples in which the man is on the Autism Spectrum, this book invites both partners to discuss their own perspectives of different key issues, including anxiety, empathy, employment and socialising. Autism expert Tony Attwood contributes a commentary and a question and answer section for each of the twelve accounts.