Coming Out Asperger: Diagnosis, Disclosure and Self-Confidence

Coming Out Asperger Diagnosis Disclosure and Self Confidence Coming Out Asperger explores the complexity of diagnosis for Asperger Syndrome the drawbacks and benefits of disclosing a diagnosis of a hidden disability and how this impinges on self esteem The co

  • Title: Coming Out Asperger: Diagnosis, Disclosure and Self-Confidence
  • Author: Dinah Murray
  • ISBN: 9781843102403
  • Page: 396
  • Format: Paperback
  • Coming Out Asperger: Diagnosis, Disclosure and Self-Confidence

    Coming Out Asperger explores the complexity of diagnosis for Asperger Syndrome, the drawbacks and benefits of disclosing a diagnosis of a hidden disability, and how this impinges on self esteem The contributors include some of the best known and most exciting writers in the field of Asperger Syndrome AS today, and include individuals on the autism spectrum, parents anComing Out Asperger explores the complexity of diagnosis for Asperger Syndrome, the drawbacks and benefits of disclosing a diagnosis of a hidden disability, and how this impinges on self esteem The contributors include some of the best known and most exciting writers in the field of Asperger Syndrome AS today, and include individuals on the autism spectrum, parents and professionals The broad range of the chapters, which draw on anecdotal, professional and research based evidence, make this book a comprehensive and highly original consideration of the implications of an AS diagnosis.The ever difficult question of who to tell and when once a diagnosis has been confirmed is discussed in great depth Liane Holliday Willey and Stephen Shore examine the dynamics of disclosure, its risks and the possible effect on self confidence Jacqui Jackson looks at how a diagnosis impacts upon family life Tony Attwood provides a clinician s view of diagnosing adults, and Lynne Moxon, Wendy Lawson, Dora Georgiou and Jane Meyerding discuss adult issues surrounding disclosure, including how to deal with relationships and sexuality, and disclosure in the workplace, as well as social and disability issues.A unique and fascinating insight into the important issue of diagnosis disclosure, this book is an essential guide for people with AS, parents, teachers, professionals and all those who have ever felt confused about revealing a personal issue.

    Asperger s From the Inside Out A Supportive and Practical An intimate, engaging, and insightful guide to coping with Asperger s from one of the condition s most passionate advocates Michael John Carley was diagnosed with Asperger s Syndrome at thirty six when his young son received the same diagnosis. San Francisco Psychologist, author of Adult Asperger s KENNETH ROBERSON, PH.D Dr Roberson is a clinical psychologist in San Francisco with years of experience evaluating and treating adults with Asperger s Coping With Asperger Meltdowns Kenneth Roberson, Ph.D. Meltdowns in adults with Asperger s occur when the person becomes completely overwhelmed and temporarily loses control over his or her behavior. Asperger Syndrome Kathy Marshack Frequently Asked Questions on Asperger Syndrome What is Asperger Syndrome Asperger Syndrome AS is the term applied to the high functioning end of what is known as the spectrum of pervasive developmental disorders or the Autism spectrum. An Asperger Marriage Gisela Slater Walker, Christopher An Asperger Marriage Gisela Slater Walker, Christopher Slater Walker, Tony Attwood on FREE shipping on qualifying offers Chris and Gisela have been partners for twelve years Four years ago Chris was diagnosed with Asperger syndrome For Chris ASPEN asperger Autism SPectrum Education Network ASPEN topDIRECTIONS TO THE APA HOTEL WOODBRIDGE Directions are available at the APA Hotel Woodbridge website topHOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS For special ASPEN Conference hotel room rates at the APA Hotel Woodbridge, call as soon as possible. Survival guide for people living with Asperger s syndrome A SURVIVAL GUIDE FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH ASPERGER S SYNDROME by Marc Segar Marc Segar was an adult living with Asperger s syndrome but passed away in in a traffic accident. Love Island s Niall reveals he has Asperger s as he breaks Love Island star Niall Aslam has spoken out for the first time since quitting the ITV reality show, sharing that he has Asperger syndrome. Preventing Autism Meltdowns and Tantrums How To Prevent Meltdowns and Tantrums In Children With High Functioning Autism and Asperger s ASPIE STRATEGY The Hidden Autistics Asperger s in Adults Recently I encountered a problem while collaborating with a group therapist with whom I share a patient My patient has progressed quickly in therapy, as do many adults on the spectrum.

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    One thought on “Coming Out Asperger: Diagnosis, Disclosure and Self-Confidence

    1. Andrea Hickman Walker

      This is one of those academic style books, that has a variety of papers/articles, though it doesn't seem to be aimed at an academic audience. Being fairly academic myself, I appreciate the format because it enables me to get a variety of opinions and perspectives on this issue.Of course, the majority of viewpoints seem to be starting from the worst-possible outcome as a result of disclosure and there doesn't seem to be terribly much attention paid to the middle-ground. I think that the ones who [...]

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