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Understanding and working with the spectrum of autism: an insider's view

By: Lawson, Wendy.
Publisher: London Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2001Description: 223 p.ISBN: 1853029718.Subject(s): AUTISM | TERMINOLOGY | PERVASIVE DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS | ASPERGER SYNDROME | FAMILY EXPERIENCES | EXPERIENCES | FAMILY STRESS | BEHAVIOUR ANALYSIS | BEHAVIOUR MANAGEMENT | BEHAVIOUR PROBLEMSSummary: The author, who has Asperger syndrome, describes living with the condition and offers insights into understanding and dealing with it and other autistic spectrum disorders. She explains the differences between what she calls 'neuro-typical' people and those for whom some biological processes have gone awry (autism). She offers practical exercises and possible interventions that might aid in reducing the stress that autism can cause.
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The author, who has Asperger syndrome, describes living with the condition and offers insights into understanding and dealing with it and other autistic spectrum disorders. She explains the differences between what she calls 'neuro-typical' people and those for whom some biological processes have gone awry (autism). She offers practical exercises and possible interventions that might aid in reducing the stress that autism can cause.

Patron comment on 15/01/2019

Good book. Well written.

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Too technical for target parent

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