A Self-Determined Future with Asperger Syndrome by Genevieve Edmonds, E. Veronica Bliss

By Genevieve Edmonds, E. Veronica Bliss

A Self-Determined destiny with Asperger Syndrome provides an empowering, functional method of assisting individuals with Asperger Syndrome (AS) to be successful at school, at paintings, at domestic and in lifestyles.

The authors spotlight how treating AS as a 'problem' is unproductive, and recommend an answer centred strategy which acknowledges and makes use of the strengths of individuals with AS to foster mutual recognize and understanding.

Drawing on either their own event and information of counseling, the authors use anecdotes and tales to teach how individuals with AS cope in day by day occasions. additionally they illustrate how potent verbal exchange and knowing of a person's wishes and objectives are key to enhancing everyday life for individuals with AS. the ultimate part of the publication contains functional worksheets and assets to aid individuals with AS to acknowledge their achievements and paintings in the direction of their pursuits.

This booklet should be of curiosity to those who are tormented by AS, their households and the folks who paintings with them.

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1990) Problem to Solution: Brief Therapy with Individuals and Families. London: BT Press. Gingerich, W. ’ Family Process 39, 477–498. Iveson, C. ’ Advances in Psychiatric Treatment 8, 149–157. J. J. Macdonald (2003) ‘Research in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy’ in B. O’Connell and S. Palmer (eds) Handbook of Solution-Focused Therapy. London: Sage Publications. O’Connell, B. (2005) Solution-Focused Therapy (second edition). London: Sage Publications. Chapter Three Autistic Characteristics and Solution Focused Therapy Introduction As with the previous chapter, this chapter is not intended as a full discussion of the condition known as Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD), a subset of which is Asperger Syndrome (AS).

J. J. Macdonald (2003) ‘Research in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy’ in B. O’Connell and S. Palmer (eds) Handbook of Solution-Focused Therapy. London: Sage Publications. O’Connell, B. (2005) Solution-Focused Therapy (second edition). London: Sage Publications. Chapter Three Autistic Characteristics and Solution Focused Therapy Introduction As with the previous chapter, this chapter is not intended as a full discussion of the condition known as Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD), a subset of which is Asperger Syndrome (AS).

But I don’t know anything about you. Tell me a bit about yourself. (Silence) What kinds of things do you do for fun? M: I like old movies. V: Yeah? What are some of your favourites? M: I love the black-and-white ones. I like James Bond, Humphrey Bogart, Spencer Tracey. I like Laurel and Hardy too… They really make me laugh. I go to the cinema now sometimes too. There are some modern films I like but not as much as those old ones. V: Wow. I haven’t heard those old names in a while! What do you like about the old films?

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