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Children, Youth and Adults with Asperger Syndrome [electronic resource] : Integrating Multiple Perspectives

Author/Creator:
Stoddart, Kevin.
Publication:
London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2004.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (386 p.)
Medical subjects:
Age Groups
Child Development Disorders, Pervasive
Persons
Mental Disorders Diagnosed in Childhood
Named Groups
Mental Disorders
Psychiatry and Psychology
Asperger Syndrome
Adult
Local subjects:
Asperger's syndrome.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This book offers a comprehensive overview of clinical, research and personal perspectives on Asperger Syndrome, including contributions from parents and experts in the fields of psychology, social work, psychiatry, genetics, sexology and vocational counselling.
Contents:
Cover; Children, Youth and Adultswith Asperger Syndrome:Integrating Multiple Perspectives; Contents; PREFACE; Introduction to Asperger Syndrome:A developmental-lifespan perspective; Part I:Clinical and ServicePerspectives; 1.Clinical assessment of children and adolescentswith Asperger Syndrome; 2.Anxiety and depression in children andadolescents with Asperger Syndrome; 3.Enhancing academic, social, emotional,and behavioural functioning in childrenwith Asperger Syndrome and NonverbalLearning Disability; 4.Tourette Syndrome and Asperger Syndrome:Overlapping symptoms and treatmentimplications
5.Young adults with Asperger Syndrome:Psychosocial issues and interventions6.Getting to work: Helping the adolescent withAsperger Syndrome transition to employment; 7.Sexuality and Asperger Syndrome:The need for socio-sexual education; Part II:Discipline-basedPerspectives; 8.Communication and Asperger Syndrome:The speech-language pathologist's role; 9.Integrating paediatrics and child development:Asperger Syndrome and the role of thedevelopmental paediatrician; 10.Children and adolescents with AspergerSyndrome: Social work assessmentand intervention
11.Medication use in children withhigh-functioning Pervasive DevelopmentalDisorder and Asperger Syndrome12.Meeting the educational needs of the studentwith Asperger Syndrome through assessment,advocacy, and accommodations; 13.Sensory and motor differences for individualswith Asperger Syndrome: Occupational therapyassessment and intervention; 14.Psychological assessment of more able adultswith autism spectrum disorders; Part III:Theoretical and ResearchPerspectives; 15.Developing a research agendain Asperger Syndrome; 16.In search of an Asperger culture
17.Child social interaction and parentalself-efficacy: Evaluating simultaneousgroups for children with Asperger Syndromeand their parents18.The genetics of autism spectrum disorders; 19.Quality of life for children with AspergerSyndrome: Parental perspectives; 20.Depression and anxiety in parents of childrenand adolescents with Asperger Syndrome; Part IV:Parent and PersonalPerspectives; 21.Asperger Syndrome: Perceiving normality; 22.From despair to hope:A mother's Asperger story; 23.Searching for home in a foreign land:My discovery of Asperger Syndrome
24.Asperger Syndrome: It's a family matter25.Life on the outside: A personal perspectiveof Asperger Syndrome; Afterword; CONTRIBUTING AUTHORS; SUBJECT INDEX; AUTHOR INDEX
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Contributor:
Stoddart, Kevin P. Contributor
ISBN:
1-280-26195-1
9786610261956
1-84642-119-5
OCLC:
476047029
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