Asperger’s and Girls

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By Tony Attwood Winner of the Gold Award in the 2006 ForeWord Book of the Year competition, this groundbreaking book describes the unique challenges of women and girls with Asperger's Syndrome. In it you'll read candid stories written by the indomitable women who have lived them. You'll also hear from [...]

Freaks, Geeks and Asperger’s Syndrome

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By Luke Jackson Drawing from his own experiences and gaining information from his teenage brother and sisters, Luke Jackson wrote this enlightening, honest and witty book in an attempt to address difficult topics such as bullying, friendships, when and how to tell others about AS, school problems, dating and relationships, [...]

Congratulations! It’s Asperger’s Syndrome

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By Jen Birch One of the increasing number of people diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome in adulthood, Jen Birch relates her story with humour and honesty, taking us through the years of confusion that led to her diagnosis. Talking positively, Jen aims to use this new-found knowledge to inform others about [...]

Look Me in the Eye

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By John elder Robison NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER  “As sweet and funny and sad and true and heartfelt a memoir as one could find.” —from the foreword by Augusten Burroughs Ever since he was young, John Robison longed to connect with other people, but by the time he was a teenager, [...]

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time

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By Mark Haddon Christopher is 15 and lives in Swindon with his father. He has Asperger's Syndrome, a form of autism. He is obsessed with maths, science and Sherlock Holmes but finds it hard to understand other people. When he discovers a dead dog on a neighbour's lawn he decides [...]

All Cats Have Asperger’s Syndrome

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By Kathy Hoopmann This engaging book is an ideal, gentle introduction to the world of Asperger Syndrome (AS). Drawing inspiration from the feline world, its delightful colour photographs of cats bring to life familiar characteristics such as sensitive hearing, scampering at the first sign of being stroked, and particular eating [...]

Inside Asperger’s Looking Out

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By Kathy Hoopmann Inside Asperger's Looking Out follows in the best-selling footsteps of Kathy Hoopmann's All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome and All Dogs Have ADHD. Through engaging text and full-color photographs, this book shows neurotypicals how Aspies see and experience the world. Each page brings to light traits that many [...]

Imagine Having Asperger’s Syndrome: A First Consultation

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Dr Richard Eisenmajer Drawing on his clinical experience and popular presentation style, Dr. Richard Eisenmajer talks about the day to day challenges faced by people with Asperger's Syndrome and suggests a range of support strategies. He provides insights into how people with ASD experience the world around them and reasons [...]

The Complete Guide to Asperger’s Syndrome

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By Tony Attwood The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome is the definitive handbook for anyone affected by Asperger's syndrome (AS). Now including a new introduction explaining the impact of DSM-5 on the diagnosis and approach to AS, it brings together a wealth of information on all aspects of the syndrome [...]

The co-occurrence of autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children – what do we know?

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By Yael Leitner Symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) often co-occur. The DSM-IV had specified that an ASD diagnosis is an exclusion criterion for ADHD, thereby limiting research of this common clinical co-occurrence. As neurodevelopmental disorders, both ASD and ADHD share some phenotypic similarities, [...]