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Freaks, geeks and asperger syndrome: A user guide to adolescence

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Jackson, Luke, Attwood, Tony. London, UK: Jessica Kingsley Publishers , 2002. (Book) — 2 copies, 2 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
YOUTH FM 272 JAC 2002
Jackson, a 13-year-old from the UK, is one of seven children. He has asperger syndrome (AS), one of his brothers has attention deficit disorder (ADHD), and another is autistic. Jackson's conversational and humorous text offers helpful insights into the challenges faced by those with AS, on such top…
Title
Freaks, geeks and asperger syndrome: A user guide to adolescence
Author
Jackson, Luke
Attwood, Tony
Place
London, UK
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Year Published
2002
Physical Description
Paperback: 240 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.55 x 9.11 x 6.16
Topics
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Autism
Young Adults
Abstract
Jackson, a 13-year-old from the UK, is one of seven children. He has asperger syndrome (AS), one of his brothers has attention deficit disorder (ADHD), and another is autistic. Jackson's conversational and humorous text offers helpful insights into the challenges faced by those with AS, on such topics as fascinations and fixations, sensory perception, diet, sleep, teenage language, problems with socializing at school, homework, dealing with bullies, dating, and moral dilemmas. Written for youth with AS, and for their parents.
ISBN
9781843100980
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
YOUTH FM 272 JAC 2002
Copy 2 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre Redevelopment Available
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