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

Author: Tony Attwood; Craig R Evans; Anita Lesko
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Been There. Done That. Try This! gathers a team of top Aspie mentors to pass along insights for successful living to the next generation. Temple Grandin, Liane Holliday Willey, and many others, offer advice on coping with key stressors including anxiety, self-esteem, careers, and friendship. Each chapter ends with commentary from Dr. Tony Attwood.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Been there, done that--try this!.
London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2014
(DLC) 2013048194
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Attwood; Craig R Evans; Anita Lesko
ISBN: 9780857008718 0857008714
OCLC Number: 896892204
Description: 1 online resource (335 pages : illustrations (some color)
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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