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Been there, done that--try this! : an Aspie mentors' guide to life on earth

Author: Tony Attwood; Craig R Evans; Anita Lesko
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The world's Aspie mentors pass on their insights for successful living! Temple Grandin, Anita Lesko, Liane Holliday Willey, Jennifer O'Toole and many others, offer words of wisdom based on their own personal experiences coping with key stressors including anxiety, self-esteem, careers, friendship, and love.
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Genre/Form: Life skills guides
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Attwood; Craig R Evans; Anita Lesko
ISBN: 9781849059640 1849059640
OCLC Number: 869251737
Description: pages cm
Contents: Preface --
The 17 stressors --
Overcoming anxiety --
Overcoming poor self-esteem --
Accepting and working with change --
Living with meltdowns --
Overcoming depression --
Living with sensory issues --
Making and keeping friends --
Living with personal management issues --
Understanding and succeeding with intimacy, dating, sex and marriage --
Understanding and expressing emotions --
"Faking it" --
Getting and keeping a job --
Disclosing a diagnosis --
Bullying --
Choosing a career --
Improving empathetic attunement --
Should I be tested for Asperger's/HFA? --
About the Aspie mentors --
Meet the Aspie mentors --
Contributing artists --
Appendix : the survey questionnaire --
Links and resources.
Responsibility: edited by Tony Attwood, Craig R. Evans, and Anita Lesko.

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