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22 Things a Woman with Asperger's Syndrome Wants Her Partner to Know

By Rudy Simone
  • ISBN Code: : 9780857005861
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Pages : 144
  • Category : Psychology
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Rudy Simone covers 22 common areas of confusion for someone dating a female with AS and includes advice from her own experience and from other partners in real relationships. She talks with humour and honesty about the quirks and sensitivities that you may come across when getting to know your partner. All the pivotal relationship landmarks are discussed, including the first date, sex, and even having children. This entertaining and easy-to-read book will be ideal for anyone dating, or in a relationship with, an AS female. Women with AS themselves, and their families and friends, will also enjoy the book and find it useful. Counsellors and other professionals working with women with AS will find the insight offered extremely enlightening.

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  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Book Code : 0857009206
  • Total of Pages : 136
  • Category : Family & Relationships
  • Members : 102
  • Pdf File: the-other-half-of-asperger-syndrome.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Does your other half have Asperger Syndrome or do you suspect that he or she is on the autism spectrum? This quick and helpful relationships guide provides all the information you need for relationship success with your ASD partner. In the second edition of this best-selling book, Maxine Aston draws on over a decade of experience working with couples affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder. Updates include reference to recent research and information on same sex relationships, sensory issues and pregnancy. Full of bite-size tips and advice, the book explains Asperger Syndrome, discusses whether or not seeking an autism diagnosis will help, and offers simple strategies for coping with a range of relationship challenges including communication, social, and intimacy difficulties.

Your Brain on Food

By Gary L. Wenk
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Book Code : 0190932805
  • Total of Pages : 288
  • Category : Psychology
  • Members : 697
  • Pdf File: your-brain-on-food.pdf

Book Short Summary:

An internationally renowned neuroscientist, Dr. Wenk has been educating college and medical students about the brain and lecturing around the world for more than forty years. He has published over three hundred publications on the effects of drugs upon the brain. This essential book vividly demonstrates how a little knowledge about the foods and drugs we eat can teach us a lot about how our brain functions. The information is presented in an irreverent and non-judgmental manner that makes it highly accessible to high school teenagers, inquisitive college students and worried parents. Dr. Wenk has skillfully blended the highest scholarly standards with illuminating insights, gentle humor and welcome simplicity. The intersection between brain science, drugs, food and our cultural and religious traditions is plainly illustrated in an entirely new light. Wenk tackles fundamental questions, including: · Why do you wake up tired from a good long sleep and why does your sleepy brain crave coffee and donuts? · How can understanding a voodoo curse explain why it is so hard to stop smoking? · Why is a vegetarian or gluten-free diet not always the healthier option for the brain? · How can liposuction improve brain function? · What is the connection between nature's hallucinogens and religiosity? · Why does marijuana impair your memory now but protect your memory later in life? · Why do some foods produce nightmares? · What are the effects of diet and obesity upon the brains of infants and children? · Are some foods better to eat after traumatic brain injury?

Odd Girl Out

By Laura James
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Seal Press
  • Book Code : 1580057799
  • Total of Pages : 256
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 985
  • Pdf File: odd-girl-out.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A sensory portrait of an autistic mind From childhood, Laura James knew she was different. She struggled to cope in a world that often made no sense to her, as though her brain had its own operating system. It wasn't until she reached her forties that she found out why: Suddenly and surprisingly, she was diagnosed with autism. With a touching and searing honesty, Laura challenges everything we think we know about what it means to be autistic. Married with four children and a successful journalist, Laura examines the ways in which autism has shaped her career, her approach to motherhood, and her closest relationships. Laura's upbeat, witty writing offers new insight into the day-to-day struggles of living with autism, as her extreme attention to sensory detail--a common aspect of her autism--is fascinating to observe through her eyes. As Laura grapples with defining her own identity, she also looks at the unique benefits neurodiversity can bring. Lyrical and lush, Odd Girl Out shows how being different doesn't mean being less, and proves that it is never too late for any of us to find our rightful place in the world.

Asperger Syndrome - A Love Story

By Sarah Hendrickx,Keith Newton
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Book Code : 9781846426629
  • Total of Pages : 144
  • Category : Psychology
  • Members : 955
  • Pdf File: asperger-syndrome-a-love-story.pdf

Book Short Summary:

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.

The Independent Woman's Handbook for Super Safe Living on the Autistic Spectrum

By Robyn Steward
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Book Code : 0857007653
  • Total of Pages : 376
  • Category : Psychology
  • Members : 379
  • Pdf File: the-independent-woman-s-handbook-for-super-safe-living-on-the-autistic-spectrum.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Certain characteristics of autism, such as difficulty understanding social cues, may make women vulnerable to potentially dangerous situations. Robyn Steward has written this supportive guide to help all women on the autistic spectrum live independently, make their own choices in life, and be safe whilst doing so. This book will provide you with the knowledge to recognise potential risks to your personal safety and the skills and strategies required to avoid and overcome them. Informed by a survey of, and interviews with, women on and off the autistic spectrum, it explores common safety issues encountered by women and offers practical advice to help you stay safe and supported in your independence. Topics covered include friendships, relationships and sex, alcohol and drugs, money and employment and staying safe outside the home and online. This handbook is your guide to super safe living as an independent woman and will help you to stay safe whilst living life to the full. It may also be of interest to your family, friends and carers, giving them insight into life on the spectrum and confidence that you will enjoy your independence in an informed and safe manner.

Spectrum Women

By Barb Cook,Michelle Garnett
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Book Code : 1784508063
  • Total of Pages : 336
  • Category : Family & Relationships
  • Members : 192
  • Pdf File: spectrum-women.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Barb Cook and 14 other autistic women describe life from a female autistic perspective, and present empowering, helpful and supportive insights from their personal experience for fellow autistic women. Michelle Garnett's comments validate and expand the experiences described from a clinician's perspective, and provide extensive recommendations. Autistic advocates including Liane Holliday Willey, Anita Lesko, Jeanette Purkis, Artemisia and Samantha Craft offer their personal guidance on significant issues that particularly affect women, as well as those that are more general to autism. Contributors cover issues including growing up, identity, diversity, parenting, independence and self-care amongst many others. With great contributions from exceptional women, this is a truly well-rounded collection of knowledge and sage advice for any woman with autism.

Troubleshooting Relationships on the Autism Spectrum

By Ashley Stanford
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Book Code : 0857008080
  • Total of Pages : 288
  • Category : Family & Relationships
  • Members : 297
  • Pdf File: troubleshooting-relationships-on-the-autism-spectrum.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Don't you wish relationships came with a manual? Ashley Stanford has written a user's guide to relationships that adopts a practical troubleshooting approach to resolving difficulties that will greatly appeal to the logical minds of individuals on the autism spectrum, as well as offering valuable guidance to their partners. Troubleshooting identifies problems and makes them fixable. This book presents a three-step troubleshooting process that can defuse even the trickiest relationship dilemma. Specific problem areas are covered in detail including communication, executive functioning, mindblindness, attachment, intimacy, co-habiting, and raising a family. The book offers straightforward solution-focused strategies and additional help is given in the form of bulleted lists, summaries, scripts, and example scenarios.

Des femmes surdouées

By Nadine Kirchgessner
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Les Editions du Net
  • Book Code : 2411000545
  • Total of Pages : 210
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 805
  • Pdf File: des-femmes-surdouées.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Ce livre est un recueil de témoignages pleins d’humilité de femmes surdouées. Il consacre tout le premier chapitre à une synthèse de la question de la douance et apporte quelques explications innovantes à ce sujet. Les témoignages touchants de ces femmes douées, trop souvent ignorées, sont issus de réflexions profondes et démentent ainsi certains préjugés. Le livre est destiné à tout public homme ou femme, connaisseur ou non de la précocité. « Un enfant précoce très jeune, soumis à un environnement dans lequel il ne peut acquérir des expériences nouvelles enrichissantes peut se trouver être totalement déstabilisé dans son développement cognitif. »

Autism Spectrum Disorder (revised)

By Chantal Sicile-Kira
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 0698149068
  • Total of Pages : 400
  • Category : Family & Relationships
  • Members : 891
  • Pdf File: autism-spectrum-disorder.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Newly revised and updated, this award-winning guide covers every aspect of understanding and living with autism today Comprehensive and authoritative, Autism Spectrum Disorders explains all aspects of the condition, and is written for parents, educators, caregivers, and others looking for accurate information and expert insight. Newly updated to reflect the latest research, treatment methods, and DSM-V criteria, this invaluable book covers: • The causes of autism spectrum disorders • Getting an accurate diagnosis • Treatments based on behavioral, psychological, and biomedical interventions • Coping strategies for families and education needs and programs • Living and working conditions for adults with ASD • Community interaction and teaching strategies and resources for educators and other professionals **Best Book on Autism for 2017 --Healthline