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Asperger Syndrome in Adults - A Guide to Realising Your Potential

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Addressing issues faced by adults with Asperger's syndrome, this book looks at the social potential of adults with Asperger's, exploring how they may contribute on their own terms.
Paperback, 113 pages
Published May 20th 2010 by Sheldon Press
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Ellie [The Empress]
This book has amazingly low rating. Maybe people just don't agree with what is written in it. It is an eight chapter book, very easy to read. The first four chapters provide information on a variety of subjects. After all psychology is something complex an u can't isolate one matter without looking into what else affects us. It covers subject like aspergers, social psicology and even the biological differences between men and women. But the best thing is that the book gives the main contradictin ...more
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31.08 (UNFINISHED, because it sucks)

It’s amazing that a book published in 2010 makes the sweeping generalizations about gender this one does. I periodically felt the need to set in on fire. Even though it claims Asperger is a ‘extreme male brain’ it never explains how you get female Aspies and how this affects them and their personalities, considering they are still asked the same from society. It’s such a gapping hole in the argument it’s not simply a matter of choosing not to engage but of act
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“What are the problems associated with Asperger syndrome? People with Asperger syndrome describe the following associated problems and feelings: loneliness; despair; feeling isolated; being misunderstood; not being wanted in a team or group; feeling uninterested in relating to others socially and not really caring about it; feeling alone, even in the company of others, or in a relationship with someone; experiencing a feeling of missing out on the social interactions that most people consider to be so important;” 0 likes
“Many people with Asperger syndrome can suffer from sensory overload – a feeling of being overwhelmed by bright lights, noise or crowds. Situations such as shopping or parties can be highly uncomfortable and nerve-wracking.” 0 likes
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