The Complete Guide to Aspergers Syndrome is the definitive handbook for anyone affected by Aspergers syndrome (AS). It brings together a wealth of information on all aspects of the syndrome for children through to adults.Drawing on case studies and personal accounts from Attwoods extensive clinical experience, and from his correspondence with individuals with AS, this book is both authoritative and extremely accessible. Chapters examine:
Introduction. 1. What is Aspergers Syndrome? 2. The Diagnosis. 3. Social Understanding and Friendship. 4. Teasing and Bullying. 5. Theory of Mind. 6. The Understanding and Expression of Emotions. 7. Special Interests. 8. Language. 9. Cognitive Abilities. 10. Movement and Coordination. 11. Sensory Sensitivity. 12. Life After School: college and career. 13. Long-term Relationships. 14. Psychotherapy. 15. Frequently Asked Questions. References. Subject index. Author index.