The Feeling's Unmutual
Growing Up with Asperger Syndrome (Undiagnosed)
By (author) William Hadcroft
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Feeling's Unmutual by William Hadcroft
Book Description'Recently the phrase "Asperger Syndrome" became part of my vocabulary. It explains all the things my psychologist could not.' - Will Hadcroft What makes the Asperger child immerse himself in such things as Doctor Who and The Incredible Hulk? In this honest and entertaining autobiographical account, Will Hadcroft links his obsessive TV series fixations to eventually being diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome. He describes drawing comfort from identifying with heroic individuals or fictional characters, and the liberating effect of an accurate diagnosis for someone who felt 'out of place' and didn't know why. This original and highly readable book offers a fresh insight into the experience of feeling 'unmutual', or misunderstood, and how this can result in bullying at school and in the workplace, escalating into social phobia, paranoia and obsessive behaviour. It amply illustrates some of the more subtle expressions of the Asperger condition and provides an accessible introduction to those new to AS.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781843102649
(234mm x 156mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publish Date: 29-Sep-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author William Hadcroft
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This Asperger adventure explores the human condition and the need to integrate into a society that demands conformity. Readers will be captivated by the heroic characters and the colourful plot, and engaged by Hadcroft's imaginative presentation of real-life issues such as smoking, bullying and peer acceptance.
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Author Biography - William Hadcroft
Will Hadcroft has an insatiable passion for writing. He is the author of the children's adventure novel Anne Droyd and Century Lodge and has written Asperger poetry. Will lives in Lancashire, UK.
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