The Unwritten Rules Of Social Relationships

Author: Temple Grandin
Publisher: Future Horizons
ISBN: 193256506X
Size: 73.47 MB
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The authors share what they have learned about social relationships over the course of years struggling with the effects of autism, identifying Ten Unwritten Rules as general guidelines for handling social situations.

Asperger Syndrome

Author: Arthur Gillard
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing LLC
ISBN: 073775771X
Size: 62.59 MB
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Asperger syndrome or Autism Spectrum Disorder impacts millions of Americans, and can be diagnosed in sufferers as young as two years old. Your readers are provided with essential information on Asperger Syndrome. This book also serves as a historical survey, by providing information on the controversies surrounding its possible causes. Compelling first-person narratives by people coping with Asperger Syndrome give readers a first-hand experience. Patients, family members, or caregivers explain the condition from their own experience. The symptoms, possible causes, treatments, and potential cures are explained in detail. Essential to anyone trying to learn about diseases and conditions, the alternative treatments are explored. Each essay is carefully edited and presented with an introduction, so that they are accessible for student researchers and readers.

Autism Adulthood

Author: Susan Senator
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 151073273X
Size: 29.70 MB
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One of the biggest fears of parents with children with autism is their looming adulthood and all that it entails. In this Second Edition of her lauded book Autism Adulthood, Susan Senator further tackles the challenges of adult life on the autism spectrum on the more severe end of the spectrum – those who cannot communicate for themselves, honestly discussing the complex decisions that await all parents and caregivers. To help parents find the guidance they need to provide fruitful lives for their autistic loved ones’ and the support they themselves need, Senator shares her own family’s personal story about her son, Nat, and his struggles and triumphs as an adult with severe autism. Autism Adulthood features interviews with parents, caregivers, researchers, and professionals. Each vignette reveals firsthand a family’s needs and goals—the circumstances, thought processes, and unique solutions. Sharing the wisdom that emerges from parents’ and self-advocates’ experiences, Senator adds her own observations and conclusions based on her long-term familiarity and understanding of autism. Told in Senator’s trademark warm, approachable style, Autism Adulthood, Second Edition paints a vivid and thought-provoking picture of many people grappling with grown-up, real-life autism. Senator’s is the only book of its kind, as real families share their stories and their creative solutions.

Autism Life Skills

Author: Chantal Sicile-Kira
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1440629978
Size: 26.53 MB
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Award-winning autism expert Chantal Sicile-Kira presents a positive and empowering ?bill of rights? for every person with autism. From an award-winning author and advocate, Autism Life Skills presents a positive and empowering "bill of rights" for every person with autism, regardless of impairment level. With advice and reflections from autistic adults across the spectrum, as well as Sicile-Kira's own experience as an advocate and parent of an autistic teen, the book covers these ten essential life skills: Making Sense of the World * Communication * Safety * Self-Esteem * Pursuing Interests * Self-Regulation * Independence * Social Relationships * Self- Advocacy *Earning a Living Whether your child or student has Asperger's or is on the more severely impaired end of the autism spectrum, this action-oriented guide will provide hope and help -- so that every child has a chance to reach his or her full potential.

Loving The Tasmanian Devil

Author: Maureen McCarthy Bartlett
Publisher: AAPC Publishing
ISBN: 9781934575819
Size: 74.98 MB
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Having a partner with ASD can feel like a roller-coaster ride for the neurotypical spouse -- In sharing the ups, the downs, the growth, and the regression in their particular journey, the author hopes that others on a similar path may find humor, recognition, and ways to view the unique life of loving an Aspergian from a new angle.

Manners Matter

Author: Veronica Zysk
Publisher: Temple Talks to Kids
ISBN: 9781941765593
Size: 52.49 MB
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With an introduction by Temple Grandin: Manners are the social behaviors that help us get along with others within our culture and society. Like it or not, other people judge our behaviors.