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Freaks Geeks & Asperger Syndrome PDF Free Download

Freaks Geeks & Asperger Syndrome PDF Free Download

Freaks Geeks & Asperger Syndrome PDF Free Download
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At last we have a book fir adolescents with Asperger Syndrome, written by a thirteen-year-old who has a diagnosis of Awn ger Syndrome. Luke Jackson is an expert on the challenges encoun-tered by his peers. He examines topics that range firm the value of a personal explanation of the diagnosis through to experiencing bullying and the dating game The author has become a mentor to know adolescents and writes as though he is having a conversa-tion with the reader. The research evidence on Asperger Syndrome suggests that such individuals have difficulty conceptualizing the thoughts and feelings of other people, yet Luke has a clear insight into the thoughts of fellow adolescents and the concerns of parents and teachers. He also has a distinct sense of humour that will appeal to fellow adolescents. The chapters include explanations and strategies that are not available in other texts. Luke explains the importance of having a diagnosis and adopts a very positive attitude; he writes ‘I have what some people would call a disability but I call a gift’. His analogies and descriptions are unique. He covers topics such as fascinations and fixations, sensory perception, diet, sleep. teenage language, problems with socializing at school, homework, dealing with bullies, the do’s and don’ts of dating, moral dilemmas and an explanation of idioms that are particularly confusing fix those with Asperger Syndrome. My reactions on reading the manuscript ranged from admiration of his ability to describe the…