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Learning and behavior problems in Asperger syndrome

Author: Margot R Prior
Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Publisher's description: This volume provides research-based, practical information on managing the challenges that Asperger syndrome (AS) presents in everyday life and in the classroom. Current knowledge is reviewed on the core learning, behavioral, emotional, social, and communication difficulties associated with this complex disorder. Hurdles facing children with AS and their parents and teachers are clearly  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Guide (Descripteur de forme)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Margot R Prior
ISBN: 1572309172 9781572309173 1593850778 9781593850777
OCLC Number: 52091902
Description: x, 326 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Relationship between Asperger syndrome and high functioning autism / Susan Dickerson Mayes, Susan Calhoun --
Cognitive and academic problems / Jo-Ann Reitzel, Peter Szatmari --
Assessment of specific learning difficulties / Janine Manjiviona --
Effects of language and communicative deficits on learning and behaviour / Helen Tager-Flusberg --
Understanding social difficulties / Michael Shaked, Nurit Yirmiya --
Understanding and managing circumscribed interests / Tony Attwood --
Assessment and treatment of comorbid emotional and behavior problems / Digby Tantam --
Remembering school / Wendy Lawson --
Challenges faced by teachers working with students with Asperger syndrome / Valerie Gill --
School-based intervention for children with specific learning difficulties / Rita Jordan --
The ideal classroom / Linda Kunce --
Longer-term educational and employment outcomes / Patricia Howlin --
What do we know and where should we go? / Margot Prior.
Responsibility: edited by Margot Prior.

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Providing a wealth of research-based, practical information, this volume focuses on understanding and managing the challenges that Asperger syndrome (AS) presents in everyday life and in the  Read more...
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