Titel: Asperger's Syndrome For Dummies
Autor/en: Georgina Gomez De La Cuesta, James Mason
John Wiley & Sons Inc
17. Dezember 2010 - kartoniert - 376 Seiten
Asperger's Syndrome For Dummies covers everything that both sufferers and parents need to know about the condition. From explaining symptoms and getting a diagnosis, through to overcoming bullying in schools and choosing between the therapy and medical treatments available, this is a complete guide to surviving and thriving with the condition.
Asperger's Syndrome For Dummies includes:
Part I: Understanding Asperger's syndrome (AS)
Chapter 1: Introducing Asperger's syndrome
Chapter 2: Discovering the causes of Asperger's syndrome
Chapter 3: Diagnosing Asperger's syndrome
Part II: Living with Asperger's syndrome
Chapter 4: Enjoying Life with Asperger's
Chapter 5: Getting the most out of education and the workplace
Chapter 6: Finding independence and advocating for your rights
Part III: Supporting people with Asperger's syndrome
Chapter 7: Parenting and Asperger's syndrome
Chapter 8: Relating to adults with Asperger's syndrome
Chapter 9: Creating an AS friendly environment
Part IV: Discovering therapies, medication, diet and environments for AS
Chapter 10: Navigating Behavioural Therapies for Asperger's Syndrome
Chapter 11: Understanding medication and diet in Asperger's syndrome
Part V: Part of Tens
Chapter 12: Ten Organisations to go for help and information
Chapter 13: Ten positives about living with Asperger's
Chapter 14: Ten famous people who probably had Asperger's
Part I: Understanding Asperger's Syndrome.
Chapter 1: Introducing Asperger's Syndrome.
Chapter 2: Discovering the Causes of Asperger's Syndrome.
Chapter 3: Diagnosing Asperger's Syndrome.
Chapter 4: Discovering Additional Diagnoses in Asperger's Syndrome.
Chapter 5: Understanding Asperger's Syndrome in Women.
Part II: Living with Asperger's Syndrome.
Chapter 6: Enjoying Life with Asperger's Syndrome.
Chapter 7: Getting the Most Out of Education and the Workplace.
Chapter 8: Finding Independence and Advocating for Your Rights.
Part III: Supporting People with Asperger's Syndrome.
Chapter 9: Parenting Children Who Have Asperger's Syndrome.
Chapter 10: Parenting During School, College and Adult Life.
Chapter 11: Relating to People Who Have Asperger's Syndrome.
Chapter 12: Sussing Out Sensory Difficulties.
Part IV: Discovering Therapies, Medication and Diet for Asperger's Syndrome.
Chapter 13: Navigating Behavioural Therapies.
Chapter 14: Understanding Medication and Medical Procedures.
Chapter 15: Digesting Diet.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 16: Ten (Or So) Sources of Support and Information on Asperger's Syndrome.
Chapter 17: Ten Positives about Living with Asperger's Syndrome.
Chapter 18: Ten Famous People (Some Fictional) Who May Have Had Asperger's Syndrome.
Appendix A: A List of Books You Might Like to Read (And Some Discs).
Appendix B: Glossary.
Gina Gomez de la Cuesta, PhD is Action Research Leader for The National Autistic Society (NAS). She has worked in the field of autism for six years and completed her PhD at the Autism Research Centre at the University of Cambridge.James Mason, otherwise known as the Goth, has high-functioning autism. He is the editor of Asperger United magazine, published by the NAS, which is written by and for people on the autism spectrum.
'...highly comprehensive...written in an accessible style and is of equal relevance to both adults and children with Asperger Syndrome.' (Communication, June 2011).