Children, Youth and Adults with Asperger Syndrome [electronic resource] : Integrating Multiple Perspectives
- London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2004.
1 online resource (386 p.)
- Medical subjects:
- Age Groups
Child Development Disorders, Pervasive
Mental Disorders Diagnosed in Childhood
Psychiatry and Psychology
- Local subjects:
- Asperger's syndrome.
- Electronic books.
- 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.
- 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
- Description based upon print version of record.
- Stoddart, Kevin P. Contributor
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