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Parenting a Child with Asperger Syndrome

Author : Brenda Boyd
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Gathers information and advice for parents of children with Asperger's syndrome, helping parents to respond positively to the challenge and find the joy in their child's way of being.

Parenting Your Asperger Child

Author : Alan Sohn
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Asperger's Syndrome is a form of autism—but with the right guidance, these children can go on to live happy, fulfilling lives. In Parenting Your Asperger Child, Dr. Alan Sohn's and Cathy Grayson's groundbreaking Cognitive Social Integration Therapy (CSIT) offers practical solutions that help parents prepare their children for a fulfilling life of social interaction outside the confines of their syndrome, addressing such topics as: - The six characteristics of Asperger's Syndrome - How to identify a child's type of Asperger's—and the best approaches for dealing with it - Understanding how an Asperger's child sees and interprets the world - Replacing inappropriate coping techniques with productive skills - How to survive and learn from a crisis - How school programs can aid in teaching Asperger children - Making changes that last

The Everything Parent s Guide to Children with Asperger s Syndrome

Author : William Stillman
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The clinical diagnosis of Asperger's can be intimidating for parents. Often the focus is on their child's "disabilities" rather than his "abilities," and parents may be left wondering what they should expect as their child journeys through life. This guide helps you take the first steps toward understanding how this developmental disorder may impact your child. This uncomplicated handbook introduces you to Asperger's and helps you to: Get a diagnosis and understand the results Identify triggers that can lead to sensory overload Recognize symptoms of meltdowns and work to prevent them Educate family and friends about Asperger's Discover support groups for themselves and their child Now revised and updated, this new edition includes information on educational concerns and social interactions. This is the only resource you need to help your child overcome the obstacles of Asperger's and find success--and happiness.

Helping a Child with Nonverbal Learning Disorder Or Asperger s Disorder

Author : Kathryn Stewart
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Presents an overview of Asperger's syndrome and related nonverbal learning disorders covering the symptoms and ways to help a child cope and lead a full and satisfying life.

A Parent s Guide to High Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder Second Edition

Author : Sally Ozonoff
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Many tens of thousands of parents have found the facts they need about high-functioning autism spectrum disorder (ASD), including Asperger syndrome, in this indispensable guide. Leading experts show how you can work with your child's unique impairments--and harness his or her capabilities. Vivid stories and real-world examples illustrate ways to help kids with ASD relate more comfortably to peers, learn the rules of appropriate behavior, and succeed in school. You'll learn how ASD is diagnosed and what treatments and educational supports really work. Updated with the latest research and resources, the second edition clearly explains the implications of the DSM-5 diagnostic changes.

Parenting a Teen or Young Adult with Asperger Syndrome Autism Spectrum Disorder

Author : Brenda Boyd
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325 astute and practical ideas, insights, tips and strategies address the complex issues parents face during this crucial period of transition for their child with Asperger Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder). The practical, bite-size suggestions focus on the vital importance of developing and nurturing an open and healthy relationship with your son or daughter. The easy-to-navigate format will suit busy parents wanting to locate advice to suit their particular needs. All the suggestions are designed to foster understanding and acceptance between family members and help the AS young person with common problem areas such as social vulnerability and peer relationships, self-esteem, anxiety and coping with change. This will be an invaluable companion for parents, carers and family members of an adolescent or young adult with AS.

Asperger Syndrome in Young Children

Author : Laurie Leventhal-Belfer
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Asperger's Syndrome in Young Children is easy to read, with lots of practical ideas and advice, presented in a sympathetic manner. It would be most useful for teachers or professionals who are new to the field or parents who believe their child may be on the Asperger's syndrome spectrum. It is a valuable source of information on strategies for helping young children with Asperger's syndrome to realise their full potential.' - ChildrenNow This landmark book focuses on how AS presents in pre-school children. An essential guide for parents coming to terms with their child's AS diagnosis and for the professionals who work with this age group, it is unique in answering pressing questions specific to younger children. How can parents help their AS child to develop speech and language? What help is available at school and home? When, if at all, should a child be informed about AS? Including a useful summary of early childhood development stages, Leventhal-Belfer and Coe provide a diagnostic model based on assessment of the child in contrast to 'neurotypical' children, considering relationships at home, in school or in care. Their book shows how to develop tailored early intervention strategies and to assist parents, teachers and mental health professionals in making informed decisions to nurture the development of AS children.

A Parent s Guide to Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism First Edition

Author : Sally Ozonoff
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Asperger Syndrome and high-functioning autism are detected earlier and more accurately today than ever before. Children and teens with these disorders often stand out for their precocious intelligence and language abilities--yet profound social difficulties can limit every aspect of their lives. This hopeful, compassionate guide shows parents how to work with their child's unique impairments and capabilities to help him or her learn to engage more fully with the world and live as self-sufficiently as possible. From leading experts in the field, the book is packed with practical ideas for helping children relate more comfortably to peers, learn the rules of appropriate behavior, and participate more fully in school and family life. It also explains what scientists currently know about autistic spectrum disorders and how they are diagnosed and treated. Real-life success stories, problem-solving ideas, and matter-of-fact advice on everything from educational placements to career planning make this an indispensable reference that families will turn to again and again.

The Asperger s Syndrome Bible

Author : Dominic Wood
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"Learn Everything Important About Aspergers and Autism Spectrum Disorders, to Help Your Love Ones Cope and Manage Asperger's Syndrome" If you or someone you know has Asperger's syndrome, then this is the perfect guide for you! In this book, you will learn everything you need to know about Asperger's syndrome and even Autism spectrum disorders. This guide will teach you about the different symptoms and behaviors associated with Asperger's syndrome, as well as how to manage and cope with them. You will also learn about the different treatment options available, and how to choose the right one for you or your loved one. In this book you'll learn about: Diagnosing Asperger's syndrome Adolescence Non-drug treatments Asperger's vs. Autism Special Education school General communication Body Language Establishing connections Art therapy Social interaction Toys that can help Adults with Asperger's Syndrome Affection and love Young adults with Asperger's syndrome and High-functioning Autism in romantic relationships Relationship improvement strategies Depression and anxiety are prevalent When should you see a doctor? Autism Spectrum Disorders Communication breakdowns Is Autism a hereditary disorder? Autism Levels 10 signs of High-functioning Autism How do you get a Diagnosis? Information processing Asperger's syndrome causes and risk factors Less severe symptoms of Asperger's Gender effect The Influence of Intelligence Quotient IQ Performance IQ Verbal IQ Asperger syndrome Cognitive markers And so much more... Grab your copy today!

The Asperger Parent

Author : Jeffrey Cohen
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Jeffrey Cohen shares how he has learned to cope with the emotional, physical, and social challenges he and his family have faced due to his son's Asperger Syndrome, and offers other parents practical advice on how they can find the support they need on a daily basis.