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Author Moreno, Susan.
Title The partner's guide to asperger syndrome / Susan Moreno, Marci Wheeler and Kealah Parkinson ; foreword by Tony Attwood.
Imprint London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2012.

Author Moreno, Susan.
Subject Asperger's syndrome -- Popular works.
Asperger's syndrome -- Social aspects -- Popular works.
Alt Name Wheeler, Marci.
Parkinson, Kealah.
Attwood, Tony.
Description 1 online resource (254 pages)
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents The Partner's Guide to Asperger Syndrome; Foreword: Relationship Problems of Adults with Asperger Syndrome by Tony Attwood; Acknowledgments; Preface; Introduction; 1. Internal Issues for Non-Spectrum Partners; 2. Communication Differences; 3. Social Skills Differences; 4. Sensory Processing Differences; 5. Executive Function Skills and Challenges; 6. Coping with Stress; 7. Parenting; 8. ASD and Illegal Behaviors; 9. Positive ASD Qualities vs. Negative Experiences; 10. Successful Partnerships; 11. Meeting the Needs of the NS Partner; 12. Final Thoughts.
Appendix I: Ten Considerations for Non-Spectrum PartnersAppendix II: Advice from NS Spouses for Family and Friends; Appendix III: Couples Profiles; Useful Resources; Bibliography; Subject Index; Author Index.
Summary Adults with Asperger Syndrome (AS) often have difficulties acquiring relationship skills due to the defining characteristics of the syndrome, experiences with peers during childhood and adolescence, and the expectations of their partners. However, an increasing number do go on to achieve happy and successful long-term relationships with non-spectrum (NS) partners. This supportive book will give NS partners a better understanding of NS/AS relationships, and of what other NS partners have found to be helpful in terms of better understanding themselves and their partners, and enriching their rela.
Access Owing to Legal Deposit regulations this resource may only be accessed from within National Library of Scotland. For more information contact
ISBN 9780857005663 (electronic bk.)
0857005669 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 778432140
Additional Format Print version: Moreno, Susan. Partner's guide to asperger syndrome. London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2012 (DLC) 2011026561

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