Coaching People with Asperger's Syndrome
By (author) Bill Goodyear
Normal Price: $65.00
Your Price: $58.50 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $6.50! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.93 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Coaching People with Asperger's Syndrome by Bill Goodyear
Book DescriptionThis book arises from a lifetime's practical experience of work with people with Asperger's syndrome and autism. People with Asperger's syndrome easily drop through the net and fall into the wrong services - sometimes staying at home, depending on their families, sometimes falling into criminal justice or mental health services. Others, of course, fall into employment. Those in between, and there are many, benefit from the coaching approach developed by Bill Goodyear, which is described in this book.The book is crammed with practical tips, real life stories and new thinking. So often research results arrive from highly specialised work - this book attempts to synthesise a range of new learning from a number of fields and present a hopeful view of the condition - there are many entry points to use to create the possibility of forward motion and development.Touching lightly on some specific and recurring problems, the book unpicks our current understanding of the condition and describes in detail how to use coaching to empower and enable rather than to control and direct. Teachers, parents and other professionals working with this population will find the book useful and interesting (and amusing!), as will people with Asperger's and those people who come into contact with the undiagnosed or unnoticed "Aspies" - health, education and social service professionals especially, but also coaches, therapists and complementary health practitioners.
Buy Coaching People with Asperger's Syndrome book by Bill Goodyear from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781855754133
(230mm x 147mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Karnac Books
Publisher: Karnac Books
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Coaching People with Asperger's Syndrome book by Bill Goodyear and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Bill Goodyear
Bill Goodyear has spent a lifetime amongst people with autism, first as a teacher in one of the first schools founded by the National Autistic Society, then in a local voluntary society to his own school, offering education to a group of children who were excluded from any education at the time, and in his Asperger Coaching practice which he has been operating for nearly 20 years. In that time he has met hundreds of families living with autism and Asperger's syndrome and attended endless conferences exploring new research. He is father of three exciting and grown up children, a keen photographer and an unstoppable guitar player, and while he is a good cook, he is lousy at gardening. Having lived in Folkestone, Ealing, Andover, Adlestrop, Peterborough and Rotherham, he currently lives in London and travels extensively, talking about Asperger's syndrome, autism and life, and is developing his coaching into the neuro typical world, especially focussing on supporting people in making their own creative projects happen. He mainly uses his lifetime's experience of autism spectrum disorders to support families living with Asperger's, and within that he is finding ways to help mainstream organisations include people with Asperger and to help those with Asperger's to be included.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.