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Asperger's on the Job Must-Have Advice for People with Asperger's or High Functioning Autism and Their Employers, Educators, and Advocates

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ISBN-10: 1935274090

ISBN-13: 9781935274094

Edition: 2010

Authors: Rudy Simone, Temple Grandin

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List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Future Horizons, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/28/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

An Aspergerrsquo;s Syndrome advisor and educator, Rudy Simone is author of the book22 Things a Woman Must Know if She Loves a Man With Aspergerrsquo;s Syndrome(Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2009). She founded www.help4aspergers.com, a resource site for people with mild autism. She is also an international lecturer and educator on topics related to Asperger's Syndrome.

Temple Grandin was born August 29, 1947 in Boston, Massachusetts. She is a bestselling author, doctor and professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University, and leader of both the animal welfare and autism advocacy movements. Grandin was diagnosed with autism in 1950. She was immediately placed in a structured nursery, had speech therapy, and had a nanny spend hours playing turn-based games with her. At the age of four, she began talking and her progress continued. In 1970, Grandin received her bachelor's degree in psychology from Franklin Pierce College in Rindge, New Hampshire. She received her master's degree in animal science from Arizona State University in 1975, and in 1989,…    

Foreword
Introduction
Why Should You Employ Someone With AS?: The Advantages of Asperger's Syndrome in the Workplace
The Importance of Belief
The Big Consequences of Small Talk
Bluntness, Perfectionism, and That Famous Asperger Arrogance
Blunders, Boundaries, and Emotional Detachment
Please Do Not Fill in the Blank
Quiet Please
Visual Overstimulation and Other Sensory Issues
Trust Me, I Have Asperger's
Polyester Prisons, Neck-Tie Nooses, and High-Heeled Hell
A Little R&R Goes a Long Way: Ritual and Routine
Don't Tell Them Where You Heard This, But
The High Cost of Low Behavior
The Power of Praise
Working with Natural Strengths and Interests
Conformity, Psychometric Testing and the New Segregation
Asperger's and Education: Star-crossed Lovers?
To Tell or Not to Tell, That Is the Question
"Bye Bye," Said the Black Sheep: Avoiding the Aspergian Pre-emptive Strike
Reach to Succeed
Additional Tools
Finding the Perfect Job for You-The Personal Job Map
Interview Tips for Those with Asperger's
Notes
References
Resources