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Asperger syndrome in the family : redefining normal / Liane Holliday Willey ; foreword by Pamela B. Tanguay

By: Willey, Liane Holliday
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, c2002Edition: 2nd edDescription: 172 p. ; 23 cmISBN: 1853028738 (pbk. : alk. paper)Subject(s): Across the lifespan | Family life | Books by autistic authors | Books by parentsSummary: "Liane Holliday Willey and one of her daughters both have Asperger Syndrome. In Asperger Syndrome in the Family she looks, with honesty, wisdom and humor, at the implications this has for her family, both the Aspie and the non-Aspie members. Through personal vignettes, frank discussions and practical suggestions for dealing with everything from major to minor Aspie challenges, Liane, her husband and their three daughters bravely open their home to their readers, inviting them to look behind the curtains at their version of Aspie life. Not only does the book underscore the importance of mutual support and respect in an Aspie family - in fact in any family - it offers practical help for families in similar situations. This is a rich and positive book that will speak to all those whose lives have been affected by Asperger Syndrome."
Item type Current location Call number Copy number Status Date due Barcode
Book Book AIDE Canada Main Library
13:01.a WILL.l 2001 (Browse shelf) 1 Available 102006
Book Book AIDE Canada Main Library
13:01.a WILL.l 2001 (Browse shelf) 2 Available 102007
Book Book AIDE Canada Main Library
13:01.a WILL.l 2001 (Browse shelf) 3 Available 102008

"Liane Holliday Willey and one of her daughters both have Asperger Syndrome. In Asperger Syndrome in the Family she looks, with honesty, wisdom and humor, at the implications this has for her family, both the Aspie and the non-Aspie members. Through personal vignettes, frank discussions and practical suggestions for dealing with everything from major to minor Aspie challenges, Liane, her husband and their three daughters bravely open their home to their readers, inviting them to look behind the curtains at their version of Aspie life. Not only does the book underscore the importance of mutual support and respect in an Aspie family - in fact in any family - it offers practical help for families in similar situations. This is a rich and positive book that will speak to all those whose lives have been affected by Asperger Syndrome."