Tony answered a wide variety of questions on ASD posed by the members of Autism Hangout and these have been transcribed for all to read and learn. It brings together a wealth of information on all aspects the syndrome for children through to adults.
There is also an invaluable frequently asked questions chapter and a section listing useful resources for anyone wishing to find further information on a particular aspect of AS, as well as literature and educational tools. Essential reading for families and individuals affected by AS as well as teachers, professionals and employers coming in contact with people with AS, this book should be on the bookshelf of anyone who needs to know or is interested in this complex condition. Find this book at Resources At Hand, www. Read more about this book This is an edited collection that tackles a range of issues that affect autistic women, including chapters on growing up, identity, diversity, parenting, independence and self-care.
Well-known writers provide advice, support and empowerment to fellow autistic women, and expert Michelle Garnett provides professional commentary for each chapter. Barb Cook and 14 other autistic women describe life from a female autistic perspective, and present empowering, helpful and supportive insights from their personal experience for fellow autistic women.
Michelle Garnett's comments validate and expand the experiences described from a clinician's perspective, and provide extensive recommendations. Autistic advocates including Liane Holliday Willey, Anita Lesko, Jeanette Purkis, Artemisia and Samantha Craft offer their personal guidance on significant issues that particularly affect women, as well as those that are more general to autism. Contributors cover issues including growing up, identity, diversity, parenting, independence and self-care amongst many others.
With great contributions from exceptional women, this is a truly well-rounded collection of knowledge and sage advice for any woman with autism. Published by: Jessica Kingsley Publishers Web: www.
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Illustrated by Colin Thompson. Although developed as a self-help guide for use with minimal professional support, the programme can also be used in group or individual treatment. Published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers with more information at www. Here's the link to the audio recordings used in the book.
Been There. Done That. Try This! Evans and Anita Lesko. Launching a mentorship movement within the autism community to help each other find success, this is an inspirational guide to life by Aspies for Aspies. Stephen M.
Shore, and many others offer words of wisdom on coping with daily stressors such as self-esteem, employment, friendship, and love. Each chapter is chock full of advice from Aspie mentors who have all been there and done that and ends with recommendations from Tony Attwood. This book helps clinicians harness the benefits of cognitive-behavioral therapy CBT for children and adolescents with high-functioning autism spectrum disorders ASD. Leading treatment developers describe promising approaches for treating common challenges faced by young people with ASD—anxiety and behavior problems, social competence issues, and adolescent concerns around sexuality and intimacy.
Chapters present session-by-session overviews of each intervention program, review its evidence base, and address practical considerations in treatment. The book also discusses general issues in adapting CBT for this population and provides a helpful framework for assessment and case conceptualization. The programme can be incorporated into a social skills or friendship programme or a Cognitive Behaviour Therapy programme for the expression of emotions.
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For more information about these books: From Like to Love , and. This clinic was designed to provide specialised knowledge and assistance from a multidisciplinary team of experienced professsionals. Minds and Hearts has 7 psychologists, 1 educational psychologist, and 2 receptionists. Tony Attwood is one of the team members. Aspergirls: Empowering Females with Asperger Syndrome - This is a must-have handbook written by an Aspergirl for Aspergirls, young and old.
Rudy Simone guides you through every aspect of both personal and professional life, from early recollections of blame, guilt, and savant skills, to friendships, romance and marriage. His life was plagued by failures, negative results, rejections from schools, an inability to complete simple karate moves or participate in activities-all of which confirmed the hopeless situation.
But Michael was surrounded by support, and he was encouraged to keep trying no matter how many times he failed. He bravely shares personal and sometimes painful experiences to bridge understanding between those with autism and those without. Autism Speaks does not provide medical or legal advice or services. Rather, Autism Speaks provides general information about autism as a service to the community. The information provided on our website is not a recommendation, referral or endorsement of any resource, therapeutic method, or service provider and does not replace the advice of medical, legal or educational professionals.
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Also see Lost at School below. Lost At School Written by a pioneer in working with 'challenging children', this is the partner book to The Explosive Child above and offers a groundbreaking approach for understanding and helping these children at school and for transforming school discipline. The Incredible 5 Point Scale The scale is applicable for a variety of behaviours and responses, including feelings of anxiety, obsessions, concepts of personal space and feelings of anger.
The book includes stories suitable to be read to a child, visual scales and tips for implementation.
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Toilet Training and the Autism Spectrum. A Guide for Professionals This practical guide equips practitioners to support families and carers in developing effective toilet training programmes and provide continued help with analysing and addressing problems that occur.
It also has an invaluable chapter on approaching toilet training with children with PDA. Understanding Pathological Demand Avoidance in Children The first book ever written about PDA - it gives a comprehensive overview for everyone with an interest in the subject. Autism With Lola - Social stories for children Author Jodie Isitt has designed and created these beautiful social stories that are written in a gentle and relatable way so as to enhance the understanding of neuro-diversity in young children. The Panicosaurus, Managing Anxiety in Children Including Those with Asperger Syndrome This fun, easy-to-read and fully illustrated storybook will inspire children who experience anxiety, and encourage them to banish their own Panicosauruses with help from Mabel's strategies.
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Children learn how to starve the gremlin of angry thoughts, feelings and behaviours to help him disappear in a fun and imaginative way. Starving the Anxiety Gremlin A cognitive behavioural therapy workbook on anxiety management for young people that helps readers identify the sources of their anxiety and learn effective ways of coping. Suzie Books A series of children's stories intended to help children cope with new situations found in most families.
The Adventures of Stretch More Pick-your-path stories for solving problems together. If you know a child like Stretch one who has difficulty adapting to changes, handling frustrations, and problem solving then this book can help!
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