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Asperger Syndrome - A Love Story
by Anthony Attwood and Sarah Hendrickx and Keith Newton




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Open, honest and upbeat, this book gives personal insight into both the ups and downs of an Asperger relationship. Seeking to challenge the bad press that people with Asperger Syndrome (AS) get as partners, Sarah and Keith tell their story of how they are making it work - and also how they got it wrong - with disarming frankness and humour.

When Sarah and Keith met in 2003 neither knew much about Asperger Syndrome. Sarah thought Keith was weird' and couldn't work out why; and Keith thought Sarah was obsessed with diagnosing him with something-or-other. Difficulties ensued that brought the relationship to an end. Slowly, however, they each built up their knowledge of AS and in the meantime developed a mutual understanding, mutual acceptance and a desire to be together again.

This personal account is supplemented with professional knowledge and anecdotes gained from Sarah's work with adults with AS - a career which started as a result of her experiences with Keith. She swears that she didn't take her work home with her It is inspiring reading for couples in Asperger relationships as well as for counselling professionals.

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Overview

Open, honest and upbeat, this book gives personal insight into both the ups and downs of an Asperger relationship. Seeking to challenge the bad press that people with Asperger Syndrome (AS) get as partners, Sarah and Keith tell their story of how they are making it work - and also how they got it wrong - with disarming frankness and humour.

When Sarah and Keith met in 2003 neither knew much about Asperger Syndrome. Sarah thought Keith was weird' and couldn't work out why; and Keith thought Sarah was obsessed with diagnosing him with something-or-other. Difficulties ensued that brought the relationship to an end. Slowly, however, they each built up their knowledge of AS and in the meantime developed a mutual understanding, mutual acceptance and a desire to be together again.

This personal account is supplemented with professional knowledge and anecdotes gained from Sarah's work with adults with AS - a career which started as a result of her experiences with Keith. She swears that she didn't take her work home with her It is inspiring reading for couples in Asperger relationships as well as for counselling professionals.



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  • ISBN-13: 9781843105404
  • ISBN-10: 1843105403
  • Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Publish Date: September 2007
  • Page Count: 144
  • Dimensions: 9.24 x 6.12 x 0.32 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.47 pounds


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