Asperger Syndrome in Adolescence

Author: Liane Holliday Willey
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9781843107422
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Reflecting the views of parents, professionals and those with AS themselves, this book tackles issues that are pertinent to all teenagers, such as sexuality, depression and friendship, as well as topics like disclosure and therapeutic alternatives that are more specific to those with AS. This book is an essential survival guide to adolescence.

Asperger Syndrome Adolescence and Identity

Author: Harvey Molloy
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9781843101260
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This book is based on extensive interviews with adolescents diagnosed with AS. It includes six life stories, which present an authentic and fascinating look at the lives of the teenagers and how AS has shaped their growing identities. The stories provide the basis for a discussion of common themes and issues facing teenagers with AS.

Asperger Syndrome and Adolescence

Author: Brenda Smith Myles
Publisher: AAPC Publishing
ISBN: 9780967251493
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This book addresses a crucial need for parents, educators and children affected by Asperger's Syndrome (AS). In clear, simple and solid terms the authors focus on the impact of AS in middle school and high school. Most important for those who are parents of AS children, it integrates specific classroom and support strategies. One chapter of this book is a case study of a boy named Michael.

Freaks Geeks and Asperger Syndrome

Author: Luke Jackson
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9781843100980
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Offers insights by a teenager with Asperger's syndrome into the difficulties of the disorder, including information on fascinations and obsessions, sensory perception, sleep, bullies, moral dilemmas, eating, and socializing.

Asperger s Syndrome and Sexuality

Author: Isabelle Henault
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1843101890
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How do adolescents with Asperger's Syndrome (AS) cope with sexual feelings and behaviour, and how do people with AS deal with intimacy and communication in sexual relationships? This guide provides practical advice on such issues as puberty, couples' therapy, and maintaining sexual boundaries.

Social Skills Groups for Children and Adolescents with Asperger s Syndrome

Author: Kim Kiker Painter
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9781843108214
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This book is an empirically-grounded, ready-to-use curriculum for clinicians, teachers and professionals wishing to lead social skills groups for young people with AS. It provides an introduction to AS and issues surrounding social skills, including diagnostic and assessment issues, the importance of good social skills, and treatment approaches.

Doing Therapy with Children and Adolescents with Asperger Syndrome

Author: Richard Bromfield
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470609163
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Praise for Doing Therapy with Children and Adolescents with Asperger Syndrome "Providing an explanation of Asperger's based on a review of scientific research, Richard Bromfield describes how the characteristics of the syndrome affect the person's thoughts and experiences throughout childhood. Psychotherapy based on the practices described in this book will change the destiny of children and adults with Asperger Syndrome to one of greater connectivity to themselves and others. This should become the primary text for pshchotherapists working with children and adolescents with Asperger's." —Tony Attwood, PhD, author of The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome "Dr. Blomfield generously shares his wisdom and experience in this very accessible, honest, and often moving book. Any clinician who reads it in its entirely—or even selects a chapter or two at random—will no doubt discover new paths to take their most complex and challenging clients and gain a greater appreciation for those with Asperger Syndrome. Bromfield gives us all a window into a world that is hard to describe, impossible to imagine, but needs and deserves to be understood." —Naomi Angoff Chedd, LMHC, Autism Specialist and coauthor of Replays Cutting-edge guidance for effective treatment of children and adolescents with Asperger Syndrome Diagnoses of Asperger Syndrome in children and adolescents are on the rise, and while some clinicians have training and experience in this area, most do not. Using vivid case material, Doing Therapy with Children and Adolescent with Asperger Syndrome offers clinicians the guidance they need to treat the young people they endeavor to help.

Play Therapy and Asperger s Syndrome

Author: Kevin B. Hull
Publisher: Jason Aronson
ISBN: 0765708574
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Play Therapy and Asperger's Syndrome: Helping Children and Adolescents Grow, Connect, and Heal Through the Art of Play discusses play therapy techniques for children and adolescents diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome in a simple, clear manner. It is designed to help mental health professionals as well as graduate students effectively work with children and adolescents and their families, helping them gain better self-understanding, relationship skills, and emotional growth through the miracle of play.

Succeeding with Interventions for Asperger Syndrome Adolescents

Author: Michael Fitzgerald
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9781846424830
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This vital new book presents effective strategies to tackle the specific difficulties in social interaction and communication that are experienced by adolescents with Asperger Syndrome (AS). Focusing on the development of interaction skills through teaching social competence, the authors explain how to design an effective social skills intervention programme whose primary objective is successful peer interaction. They describe the methodology, philosophy and science underpinning their approach and include a template for a sample course currently administered over six months. Guidance is given on what resources to choose from the wide range of available intervention programmes, and many case study examples are also provided. The authors outline session formats, possible problems and solutions, and emphasise the significance of the therapist's attitude and the role of parents in building social confidence. This highly practical book is an excellent resource for anyone involved with designing and delivering socialisation training to adolescents with AS, from parents and teachers to counsellors and therapists.