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Asperger's and Girls : World-Renowned Experts Join Those with Asperger's Syndrome to Resolve Issues That Girls and Women Face Every Day!
by Tony Attwood and Temple Grandin and Teresa Bolick and Catherine Faherty

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Winner of the Gold Award in the 2006 ForeWord Book of the Year competition, this groundbreaking book describes the unique challenges of women and girls with Asperger's Syndrome. In it you'll read candid stories written by the indomitable women who have lived them.  Read more...


 
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Overview

Winner of the Gold Award in the 2006 ForeWord Book of the Year competition, this groundbreaking book describes the unique challenges of women and girls with Asperger's Syndrome. In it you'll read candid stories written by the indomitable women who have lived them. You'll also hear from experts who discuss whether "Aspie girls" are slipping under the radar, undiagnosed; why many AS women feel like a minority within a minority (outnumbered by men 4:1); practical solutions school systems can implement for girls; social tips for teenage girls, navigating puberty, the transition to work or university, and the importance of careers.
Helpful chapters include: The Pattern of Abilities and Development of Girls with Asperger's SyndromeAsperger's Syndrome in Women: A Different Set of Challenges?Educating the Female Student with Asperger'sGirl to Girl: Advice on Friendship, Bullying, and Fitting InPreparing for Puberty and BeyondThe Launch: Negotiating the Transition from High School to the Great BeyondAspie Do's and Don't's: Dating, Relationships, and MarriageMaternal Instincts in Asperger's SyndromFor Me, a Good Career Gave Life Meaning

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781932565409
  • ISBN-10: 193256540X
  • Publisher: Future Horizons
  • Publish Date: December 2006
  • Page Count: 152


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Books > Psychology > Psychopathology - Autism
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