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: 193
  • Format: Paperback
  • San Francisco Psychologist, author of Adult Asperger s KENNETH ROBERSON, PH.D Dr Roberson is a clinical psychologist in San Francisco with years of experience evaluating and treating adults with Asperger s Diagnostic Criteria Asperger s Disorder Homepage DSM eliminated the diagnostic category ASPERGER S DISORDER and lumped it with a general category of AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER Asperger s Syndrome is still a part of World Health Organization s WHO ICD , which does not contain diagnostic criteria, except for the Diagnostic Criteria for Research , which are presented below Asperger syndrome Asperger syndrome AS , also known as Asperger s, is a developmental disorder characterized by significant difficulties in social interaction and nonverbal communication, along with restricted and repetitive patterns of behavior and interests As a milder autism spectrum disorder ASD , it differs from other ASDs by relatively normal language and intelligence. THE AUSTRALIAN SCALE FOR ASPERGER S SYNDROME THE AUSTRALIAN SCALE FOR ASPERGER S SYNDROME M.S Garnett and A.J Attwood The Australian Scale For Asperger s Syndrome A.S.A.S is reprinted on the ASPEN website with the permission of Tony Attwood, PhD. Lesser known things about Asperger s syndrome BBC News When people hear of Asperger s syndrome they may think of children or Einstein But here are some lesser known things about the condition from those who know. What Strengths Are Common To Adults With Asperger s Asperger s Syndrome is NOT all about being defective, abnormal or impaired It s about having differences Adults with Aspergers have an alternate way of seeing things and their solutions to life s challenges are distinctive, not wrong. Autism, Asperger s Syndrome Semantic Pragmatic Disorder British Journal of Disorders of Communication , The College of Speech Therapists, London Autism, Asperger s syndrome and semantic pragmatic Autism Spectrum Connection Understanding the Student With Asperger s Syndrome Guidelines for Teachers Karen Williams, University of Michigan University of Michigan Medical Center ASPIE STRATEGY The Hidden Autistics II Asperger s in A regular occurrence during sessions in my practice is my encountering of what I call autistic empathy An oxymoron, you say I don t think so. ASPIE STRATEGY The Hidden Autistics Asperger s in Adults Recently I encountered a problem while collaborating with a group therapist with whom I share a patient My patient has progressed quickly in therapy, as do many adults on the spectrum.

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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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