Finding Out About Asperger Syndrome, High-functioning Autism and PDD
By (author) Gunilla Gerland
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Finding Out About Asperger Syndrome, High-functioning Autism and PDD by Gunilla Gerland
Book Description'Children and teenagers are different. Some have more differences than others and may have difficulties with things such as participating in group activities, or really understanding how other people see things and how they think. Some of these young people want to do things in their own way, and some of them have a particular interest which fills their lives. Many of those who are special in this way have Asperger Syndrome or high functioning autism. Gunilla, who is now an adult, received her diagnosis several years ago. She has written this book for all children and teenagers who have similar difficulties. It's an important book - in fact, it's the only one of its kind. Gunilla's book should be read by all young people who receive a diagnosis of Asperger Syndrome, PDD or high functioning autism. It can also be read by their peers in school, siblings, and other children with whom they have contact. Adults may read it too, the better to understand the person with autism or Asperger Syndrome.' - Christopher Gillberg, MD and Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781853028403
(173mm x 123mm x 5mm)
Imprint: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Gunilla Gerland
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Writing from an insider's perspective and an autism professional, Gerland offers original explanations of the characteristics of autism, showing how to discover the root cause of behaviours that are challenging, not just how to manage them superficially. She explains how to overcome common pitfalls to build more effective working relationships.
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Author Biography - Gunilla Gerland
Gunilla Gerland was diagnosed as having Asperger Syndrome several years ago. She is the author of the autobiography A Real Person: Life on the Outside and is very active in informing about the condition, through writing and lecturing all over Europe. She lives in Stockholm where she also works closely with the Swedish National Autism Society.
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