Asperger's Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals
by Tony Attwood
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PublisherJessica Kingsley Pub
Release Date1998-01-15 (added to CC 23 Apr 2015)
Amazon Sales Rank30,307
Tony Attwood's guide will assist parents and professionals with the identification, treatment and care of both children and adults with Asperger's Syndrome. 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. Beginning with a chapter on diagnosis, including an assessment test, the book covers all aspects of the syndrome from language to social behaviour and motor clumsiness, concluding with a chapter based on the questions most frequently asked by those who come into contact with individuals with this syndrome. Covering the available literature in full, this guide brings together the most relevant and useful information on Asperger's Syndrome, incorporating case studies from the author's own practical experience as a Clinical Psychologist, with examples of, and numerous quotations from people with Asperger's Syndrome.

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(23 Apr 2015)
I love anything by Tony Attwood, but this is the book I got seven copies of because I keep lending it out to people and never getting it back. Tony is articulate, easy to read, knowledgeable, and a good guy in person. I highly recommend it as an introduction to the syndrome.