Download PDF by Tony Attwood: Asperger's Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals

By Tony Attwood

ISBN-10: 1846426979

ISBN-13: 9781846426971

ISBN-10: 1853025771

ISBN-13: 9781853025778

Tony Attwood's consultant will support mom and dad and execs with the identity, remedy and care of either young children and adults with Asperger's Syndrome. The e-book offers an outline and research of the bizarre features of the syndrome and useful recommendations to minimize those who are so much conspicuous or debilitating. starting with a bankruptcy on prognosis, together with an review try, the publication covers all features of the syndrome from language to social behaviour and motor clumsiness, concluding with a bankruptcy in accordance with the questions most commonly asked by means of those that come into touch with people with this syndrome. overlaying the on hand literature in complete, this advisor brings jointly the main appropriate and worthwhile info on Asperger's Syndrome, incorporating case stories from the author's personal sensible event as a scientific Psychologist, with examples of, and various quotations from individuals with Asperger's Syndrome.

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Further details on the value of a teacher aide are provided on page 171. If there are insufficient financial resources for an aide, then a child from a more senior grade can be a ‘buddy’ or aide as part of their humanities or citizenship course. 40 ASPERGER'S SYNDROME Social Skills Groups There has been some success reported in the research literature for social skills groups for adolescents with Asperger’s Syndrome (Marriage, Gordon and Brand 1995; Mesibov 1984; Ozonoff and Miller 1995; Williams 1989).

The only person who gets a hug at the moment is my consultant psychiatrist. My GP says he is a very lucky man, but I do not understand what luck has to do with a hug. 15) Remedial strategies involve teaching an ability that other children acquire naturally, so there is remarkably little resource material. The Appendix includes a list of books and games that the author recommends for children with Asperger’s Syndrome, although a teacher or parent will inevitably have to make or collate some of their own material.

Embarrassment, consolation or pride – are conspicuously diminished or absent (Attwood et al. 1988; Capps et al. 1992). As interaction continues, one is aware that the child is not recognising or responding to changes in the other person’s facial expression or body language. Other children know how crossed arms indicate that the other person has come to the end of their tether, or a glint in the eye and certain tone of voice means ‘I’m teasing you’. Unfortunately, subtle cues may not be recognised by the child with Asperger’s Syndrome.

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