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Asperger's Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals

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Whether unfamiliar or familiar with some of the concepts involved in this material, you can benefit from information in this course. Tony Attwood’s guide will assist parents and professionals with the identification, treatment and care of both children and adults with Asperger’s Syndrome. The book provides a description and analysis of the unusual characteristics of the syndrome and practical strategies to reduce those that are most conspicuous or debilitating. Beginning with a chapter on diagnosis, including an assessment test, the book covers all aspects of the syndrome from language to social behavior and motor clumsiness, concluding with a chapter based on the questions most frequently asked by those who come into contact with individuals with this syndrome. Covering the available literature in full, this guide brings together the most relevant and useful information on Asperger’s Syndrome, incorporating case studies from the author’s own practical experience as a Clinical Psychologist, with examples of, and numerous quotations from people with Asperger’s Syndrome.

This course is based on the book, Asperger’s Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals created by Tony Attwood, Ph.D. in 0.

Course Material Author

Tony Attwood, Ph.D.

Dr. Attwood is a practicing clinical psychologist who specializes in the field of Asperger’s Syndrome. For the last 25 years he has met and worked with several hundred individuals with this syndrome, ranging widely in age, ability and background

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who provide services to or seek knowledge about the treatment and care of children and adults with Asperger’s Syndrome.

Course Objectives:

  1. to understand the diagnostic issues involved in Asperger’s Syndrome

  2. to explore the unusual characteristic associated with Asperger’s Syndrome

  3. to explore practical strategies to help reduce patterns of behavior that are most conspicuous and debilitating

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