Asperger Syndrome

Asperger Syndrome

by Toney Allman

Hardcover(Library Binding)

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The ailments and conditions that afflict people today can be confusing, disturbing, and painful-both emotionally and physically. The Diseases and Disorders series provides clear, careful explanations that offer readers and researchers insight into what these conditions are, what causes them, how people live with them, and the latest information about treatment and prevention. All volumes in the series include primary and secondary quotations, annotated bibliographies, detailed indexes, and lists of organizations to contact for additional information.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781420501117
Publisher: Gale Cengage Learning
Publication date: 02/27/2009
Series: Diseases and Disorders Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 12 - 15 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword 4

Introduction: Strangers in a Foreign Land 6

Chapter 1 What Is Asperger's Syndrome? 8

Chapter 2 Diagnosing Asperger's Syndrome? 22

Chapter 3 Born Different: What Causes Asperger's Syndrome? 37

Chapter 4 Treatments and Therapies for Asperger's Syndrome 49

Chapter 5 Living in an Alien World 61

Chapter 6 A Bright Future 73

Notes 87

Glossary 92

Organizations to Contact 94

For Further Reading 96

Index 98

Picture Credits 103

About the Author 104

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