Asperger s Syndrome

Author: Linda J. Baker
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135624135
Format: PDF, ePub
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In recent years, a growing number of children and adults have been diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome, a neurological condition characterized by severe difficulties with social communication. While extremely talented in their areas of special interest, many with the diagnosis also have problems with coordination and sensory processing. Professionals and families struggle to help them function competently and make the most of their unique abilities. This readable and practical book synthesizes the latest knowledge about how to do so in various contexts from early childhood on. The authors include psychologists, psychiatrists, special educators, an occupational therapist, a specialist in communication disorders, and a lawyer, with diverse philosophies and methods of intervention. They suggest a variety of ways to help those with Asperger's adapt to the "neurotypical" world, and to bridge the social chasms that can develop as they are integrated into schools, organizations, and communities. Asperger's Syndrome: Intervening in Schools, Clinics, and Communities constitutes a vital resource for all those who seek to improve the lives of individuals with the syndrome.

Ein Leben mit dem Asperger Syndrom

Author: Tony Attwood
Publisher: Georg Thieme Verlag
ISBN: 383046505X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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"Gratulation, Sie haben Asperger!" "Gratulation - Sie haben Asperger". So stellt Tony Attwood, einer der weltweit bekanntesten Asperger-Experten, seinen Patienten üblicherweise die Diagnose. Denn Asperger ist einfach eine andere Art, die Welt zu denken, zu fühlen und mit ihr zu kommunizieren. Dieses Buch begleitet Sie durch alle Klippen und Untiefen. Einzigartig in seiner Fülle erläutert es jede Facette von der Diagnosestellung bis zu sprachlichen und kognitiven Besonderheiten. Sprechen Sie "Aspergisch"? Menschen mit Asperger-Syndrom jonglieren virtuos mit Fakten oder Zahlen - im menschlichen Miteinander sind sie aber oft hilflos überfordert. Auch wenn das Innenleben eines "Aspies" ihm selbst und seinen Mitmenschen auf den ersten Blick seltsam und unverständlich erscheint, mit bewährten Hilfen gelingt die Verständigung. Erstmals beleuchtet Attwood die spezifischen Anliegen von Erwachsenen an Beruf und Partnerschaft. In diesem Buch finden Sie bewährte Strategien, die die soziale und emotionale Kompetenz fördern. Viele Betroffene erzählen humorvoll und ermutigend, wie sie ihren Weg gefunden haben.

Asperger s Syndrome and Sexuality

Author: Isabelle Henault
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1843101890
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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.

Psychology The Key Concepts

Author: Graham Richards
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134082649
Format: PDF, ePub
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Psychology: The Key Concepts is a comprehensive overview of 200 concepts central to a solid understanding of Psychology and includes the latest recommendations from the British Psychology Society (BPS). The focus is on practical uses of Psychology in settings such as nursing, education and human resources, with topics ranging from Gender to Psychometrics and Perception.

Asperger Syndrome

Author: Raymond W. DuCharme
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461470161
Format: PDF
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Since the first edition was published in 2003, an enormous amount of research into Asperger Syndrome (AS) and autism spectrum disorders has been conducted. New genetic and epigenetic theories, updated findings on viable therapies, and targeted skill-building programs provide a solid foundation of information for professionals to use in practice and impart to concerned families. The Second Edition of Asperger Syndrome synthesizes the current state of the field, beginning with the controversy over the proposed linking of the condition with autism in the DSM-5. This comprehensive guide gives readers a deeper understanding of the disorder, detailing the effective strategies and therapies available to improve the lives of young people with AS and ensure their successful transition from childhood to adolescence to adulthood. Focusing on core deficit and treatment areas, expert contributors analyze the evidence base on behavioral and pharmacological interventions as well as educational strategies geared toward bolstering cognitive and social skills. In addition to epidemiology, etiology, diagnosis, and assessment, this volume offers the most current information on: Counseling and other therapeutic strategies for children with AS and their families. Early intervention for children and youth with AS. Social skills instruction for children with AS. Evaluating evidence-based instruction for children with AS. Comprehensive education-based mental health services for students diagnosed on the autism spectrum. Practical advice for families, from a parent of a child with AS. The Second Edition of Asperger Syndrome is an essential reference for researchers, clinicians, and scientist-practitioners in clinical child, school, and developmental psychology; child and adolescent psychiatry; education; rehabilitation medicine/therapy; social work; and pediatrics.

Children and Youth With Asperger Syndrome

Author: Brenda Smith Myles
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483304264
Format: PDF, Mobi
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How can you make the school year successful for your students with Asperger Syndrome? Asperger syndrome (AS) is a disorder in the autism spectrum, and students with AS suffer from similar, though milder, symptoms as students with autism. Classroom teachers who are responsible for planning for and teaching students with AS generally have not been provided the skills and knowledge to do so. Children and Youth With Asperger Syndrome provides important strategies in teaching children and youth diagnosed with AS. This essential resource for teachers and other educators presents research-based, instructional, behavioral, and environmental strategies for teachers, including: Environmental modifications, including visual supports and organizational strategies Technology accommodations Transition planning Emotional, behavioral, and social supports

Theory Practice in Clinical Social Work

Author: Jerrold R. Brandell
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483305678
Format: PDF
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This thoroughly updated resource is the only comprehensive anthology addressing frameworks for treatment, therapeutic modalities, and specialized clinical issues, themes, and dilemmas encountered in clinical social work practice. Editor Jerrold R. Brandell and other leading figures in the field present carefully devised methods, models, and techniques for responding to the needs of an increasingly diverse clientele. Key Features Coverage of the most commonly used theoretical frameworks and systems in social work practice Entirely new chapters devoted to clinical responses to terrorism and natural disasters, clinical case management, neurobiological theory, cross-cultural clinical practice, and research on clinical practice Completely revised chapters on psychopharmacology, dynamic approaches to brief and time-limited clinical social work, and clinical practice with gay men Content on the evidentiary base for clinical practice New, detailed clinical illustrations in many chapters offering valuable information about therapeutic process dimensions and the use of specialized methods and clinical techniques

Psychology

Author: Charles G. Morris
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN:
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Psychology: The Core presents a scientific, accurate, and thorough overview of the essential concepts of psychology and helps readers see the exciting applications of these concepts in real life. The printed textbook, Psychology: The Core, covers the core content of psychology---the essentials that every introductory psychology student should know. It includes study aids students find most useful---concept maps, note-taking features, and a laminated study card highlighting the most challenging topics in introductory psychology. The website www.PsychologyTheCore.com , provides more in-depth treatment of topics, up-to-date statistics, cutting edge research, simulations, video clips, and real-world applications of psychology. A monthly blog provides an opportunity for the authors to post interesting links and new research findings and to respond to questions from readers. Annual updates to the site will ensure that readers have access to all the latest findings.