The Unwritten Rules Of Social Relationships

Author: Temple Grandin
Publisher: Future Horizons
ISBN: 193256506X
Size: 32.94 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: 23.64 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 Life Skills

Author: Chantal Sicile-Kira
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1440629978
Size: 58.59 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: 54.24 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.

Asperger S Syndrome Workplace Survival Guide

Author: Barbara Bissonnette
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 0857008072
Size: 30.46 MB
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The workplace can be a difficult environment for people with Asperger's Syndrome (AS) and this often impedes their ability to make use of particular skills and sustain meaningful and fulfilling employment. This is the definitive guide to surviving and thriving in the workplace for people with AS. It includes everything from realistic strategies for meeting employer expectations, to how to get along with your colleagues and work as part of a team, multitask and manage projects, and handle anxiety and effectively resolve problems. Common employment challenges are illustrated through examples from the author's extensive experience coaching individuals with AS at all job levels, from entry-level to manager and professional positions. The pragmatic recommendations in the book will benefit anyone with AS who is entering the workforce, as well as those who struggle to maintain employment, or who want to improve their performance and advance their careers.

Manners Matter

Author: Veronica Zysk
Publisher: Temple Talks to Kids
ISBN: 9781941765593
Size: 61.71 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.