Freaks, Geeks and Asperger Syndrome A User Guide to Adolescence

ISBN-10: 1843100983
ISBN-13: 9781843100980
Edition: 2002
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Description: Luke Jackson has Asperger's syndrome. Over the years, he has learned to laugh at the names he has been called, but there are other aspects of life which are more difficult. With this book, Luke offers a guide to coping with Asperger's syndrome  More...

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Book details

List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Limited
Publication date: 8/15/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 216
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Luke Jackson has Asperger's syndrome. Over the years, he has learned to laugh at the names he has been called, but there are other aspects of life which are more difficult. With this book, Luke offers a guide to coping with Asperger's syndrome during the adolescent years.

Foreword
Acknowledgements
An Introduction - Me and My Family
Asperger Syndrome and the Autistic Spectrum
A label or a signpost?
To Tell or Not to Tell?
Giving the news
How and when to tell other people
Fascinations and Fixations
Specialist subjects
Collections
Compulsions
Controlling a compulsion
Sense and Sense Abilities
All of the senses - our different sensory perceptions
All in a muddle
A Different Physiology
Dietary differences
A Word About Sleep
Medication
Sleeping solutions for people with AS
Sleeping solutions - tips for parents
Language and Learning
Teenage talk
Literalism and logic
Precise parents make cheerful children
The Problem with School...
Reading, writing and 'rithmetic
Not to mention homework!
Not much fun and games
School or otherwise - if it still goes wrong
Bullying
My experiences
What is bullying?
Why me?
When is a bully not a bully?
Dealing with bullies
Taekwondo
My Taekwondo class
The History of Taekwondo
The benefits of Taekwondo
Friendships and Socializing
How to win friends and influence people
A word of warning for pushy parents
The Dating Game
Fathom those feelings
Top tips to enhance your chance
The rules of the game - do's and don'ts of dating
Morals and Principles - Representation and Reality
Negative publicity
Rules are not made to be broken
Moral musings for adolescent Aspergers
One Final and Positive Note
Idioms - an Explanation
Further Reading
Useful Addresses and Websites
Index

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