This guide includes the relevant and useful information on Asperger’s Syndrome (now included in the Autism Spectrum / ASD) , with case studies from the Tony's own practical experience as a Clinical Psychologist, with numerous examples and quotations from people with Asperger’s Syndrome.
Although this book is titled Asperger's it is still very relevant to the autism spectrum and many children who are diagnosed with this every day. A great resource to have.
Tony Attwood’s guide will help parents and professionals with identification, treatment and care of children and adults with Asperger’s Syndrome (ASD). The book provides a description and analysis of the unusual characteristics of the syndrome and practical strategies to reduce those that are most conspicuous or debilitating. It starts with a chapter on diagnosis, including an assessment test, the book covers all aspects of the syndrome from language to social behaviour and motor issues, finishing with a chapter on the most frequently asked questions by those who come into contact with individuals with this syndrome.
Tony Attwood, PhD, is a clinical psychologist from Brisbane, Australia, with over 30 years of experience with individuals with autism spectrum disorders. He is currently Adjunct Professor at Griffith University in Queensland.