Asperger's and Girls

Asperger's and Girls

World-renowned Experts Join Those With Asperger's Syndrome to Resolve Issues That Girls and Women Face Every Day!

Book - 2006
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Winner of the Gold Award in the 2006 ForeWord Book of the Year competition, this groundbreaking book describes the unique challenges of women and girls with Asperger's Syndrome. In it, you'll read candid stories written by the indomitable women who have lived them. You'll also hear from experts who discuss whether "Aspie girls" are slipping under the radar, undiagnosed; why many AS women feel like a minority within a minority (outnumbered by men 4:1); practical solutions school systems can implement for girls; social tips for teenage girls, navigating puberty, the transition to work or university, and the importance of careers.

Publisher: Arlington, Tex. : Future Horizons, Inc., 2006
ISBN: 9781932565409
193256540X
Characteristics: ix, 150 p. : ports. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Grandin, Temple

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JM826 Dec 16, 2014

this was a quick read as a female adult recently diagnosed, I'm trying to learn what I can. There was one chapter directly related to women with Asperger's and the rest would have been useful to me 30 or so years ago when I was a teenager and grappling with this. I think this book is better suited for teens and/or parents of young girls who may be diagnosed. A lot of my adaptive skills and coping are already developed and was hoping for more insight on how to manage the internal noise.

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