Asperger's: A Literal Journey

We all know people popularly described as on the spectrum people who have Aspergers Syndrome In this memoir, David vividly and clearly describes what that means in the home, in schoolyards, in classrooms, in the work place and in a love relationship And the reader learns from the inside out Susan Bergman
Asperger s A Literal Journey We all know people popularly described as on the spectrum people who have Aspergers Syndrome In this memoir David vividly and clearly describes what that means in the home in schoolyards in classro

  • Title: Asperger's: A Literal Journey
  • Author: DavidMarr
  • ISBN: 9781535602211
  • Page: 259
  • Format: Paperback
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    1. It always severely bothered me that almost the entire "polite society" discourse on mental conditions designated by psychology and psychiatry to be pathological is in the third person. Everything we learn about Autism, learning disorders, etc. is told to us by people who make a (middle class) living out of calling other humans "sick" so that they can be avoided or ignored by those who are called "healthy". Mental apartheid at its finest.Imagine your life story told to the world exclusively by pe [...]

    2. I have a student in one of my classes that everyone says is Autistic. After thinking back to other people I have met in the past, I believe he has Asperger's. In an effort to understand his behavior and way of thinking, I found this book to read. Since it covers his school years and what happened in different situations while in school, I decided to read it, hoping for understanding.I am not sure it helps me a lot with dealing with my student, but I am glad I read it. It was fascinating to read [...]

    3. David Marr's book is a gift to those of us who know people with Aspberger's and sometimes struggle to comprehend why they think and act so differently. He had the good fortune to have parents who loved and encouraged him as he learned to live in the world. And he had the drive, determination and intelligence to learn how to thrive. Marr's book is not always comfortable to read, but that is the book's gift. He writes candidly of difficult social interactions, work challenges, and his growing abil [...]

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