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  1. Coming Out Asperger

    Coming Out Asperger

    Diagnosis, Disclosure and Self-Confidence

    Edited by Dinah Murray

    This book explores the complexity of diagnosis for Asperger Syndrome, the drawbacks and benefits of disclosing a "hidden disability," and how this impinges on self-esteem. The contributors include some of the best-known and most exciting writers in the field of AS today, and include individuals on the autism spectrum, parents and professionals. Learn More
    2005, 280pp
  2. Providing Practical Support for People with Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Providing Practical Support for People with Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Supported Living in the Community

    Denise Edwards

    This book unravels some common misunderstandings between people with autism spectrum disorders and providers of support services, and offers practical advice on how to ensure that the needs of people with ASD are catered for effectively. Edwards emphasises the importance of understanding ASD so that services can meet a person's needs effectively. Learn More
    2008, 192pp
  3. Working with Adults with Asperger Syndrome

    Working with Adults with Asperger Syndrome

    A Practical Toolkit

    Carol Hagland and Zillah Webb

    This workbook was developed in consultation with carers, and can be used in groups or with individuals. Packed with exercises and case vignettes to help you to get to know the person you are supporting better, there is also a trouble-shooting section at the end of each chapter with practical solutions for tackling common problems. Learn More
    2009, 160pp
  4. Getting to Grips with Asperger Syndrome

    Getting to Grips with Asperger Syndrome

    Understanding Adults on the Autism Spectrum

    Carol Hagland

    This is a guide for those caring for or supporting an adult with AS. It will help them understand the condition and the difficulties it may cause so that they can offer support. Practical strategies are offered to combat problems that may arise, and common issues that specifically occur with individuals diagnosed later in life are addressed. Learn More
    2009, 224pp
  5. Very Late Diagnosis of Asperger Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder)

    Very Late Diagnosis of Asperger Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder)

    How Seeking a Diagnosis in Adulthood Can Change Your Life

    Philip Wylie

    Receiving an Autism Spectrum Disorder diagnosis as an adult can be a difficult but liberating process. Full of useful information and personal insights, this book details the stages of late diagnosis, from self-identification to acceptance. It discusses mental health issues that can arise, supports that are available and strategies for the future. Learn More
    2014, 176pp
  6. Overcoming Anxiety and Depression on the Autism Spectrum

    Overcoming Anxiety and Depression on the Autism Spectrum

    A Self-Help Guide Using CBT

    Lee A. Wilkinson

    Award-winning author Lee Wilkinson's new book presents strategies derived from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, adapted specifically for adults with autism, to help them overcome anxiety, depression and other mental health difficulties and improve their psychological wellbeing. Learn More
    2015, 160pp
  7. Women and Girls with Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Women and Girls with Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Understanding Life Experiences from Early Childhood to Old Age

    Sarah Hendrickx

    Written for professionals, women on the spectrum and their families, this is a cradle to grave overview of girls and women with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) at each stage of their lives. The book explores how women with ASD experience diagnosis, childhood, education, adolescence, employment, sexuality, pregnancy and motherhood, and aging. Learn More
    2015, 248pp
  8. Crime and Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Crime and Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Myths and Mechanisms

    Neil Brewer and Robyn L. Young

    Full of case studies, this book explores the reasons behind adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) becoming involved in the criminal justice system. It discusses the establishment of intervention programs and calls for a review of forensic assessment for people with ASD. Learn More
    2015, 224pp
  9. Older Adults and Autism Spectrum Conditions

    Older Adults and Autism Spectrum Conditions

    An Introduction and Guide

    Wenn Lawson. Foreword by Carol Povey

    Packed with practical advice, this is the first book to address the challenges facing older people with autism. With first-hand stories and drawing on the latest research, it will help to support older adults with autism through lifestyle changes as well as physical and sensory challenges post-retirement. Learn More
    2015, 208pp
  10. Life on the Autism Spectrum - A Guide for Girls and Women

    Life on the Autism Spectrum - A Guide for Girls and Women

    Karen McKibbin

    This practical guide follows Alison, a girl with Asperger Syndrome, through childhood and womanhood to explain the key issues that females with Autism Spectrum Disorder face and how they can be supported. It offers practical tools and advice that girls, their parents and women on the spectrum can use to help them in daily life. Learn More
    2015, 168pp

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