Description - Our Journey Through High Functioning Autism and Asperger Syndrome by Linda Andron
For the families who have contributed to this work, living with autistic spectrum disorders has been a journey of self-discovery. With honesty and humour, they describe the ways autism has affected their daily lives, the challenges they have faced and the approaches they found beneficial. They share their practical and original strategies for dealing with issues such as helping children to develop empathy and humour, developing and maintaining friendships and explaining their autistic spectrum disorders to other people. This book should be of use to families of children with autism and the professionals who work with them.
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(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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Author Biography - Linda Andron
Linda Andron is a licensed clinical social worker, Adjunct Lecturer in Psychiatry and Bio-Behavioural Sciences and Clinical Instructor at the University of California at Los Angeles. She is the director of the UCLA Family Support Community Program and the clinical director of the Center for Asperger's Assessment and Intervention at the HELP Group. She has worked with over 500 families of children with High Functioning Autism and Asperger Syndrome and is a member of the Professional Advisory Board of the Autism Society of Los Angeles. She has written many articles and chapters on developmental disabilities.