By Genevieve Edmonds, E. Veronica Bliss
A Self-Determined destiny with Asperger Syndrome offers an empowering, sensible method of supporting individuals with Asperger Syndrome (AS) to prevail at school, at paintings, at domestic and in existence.
The authors spotlight how treating AS as a 'problem' is unproductive, and recommend an answer concentrated process which acknowledges and makes use of the strengths of individuals with AS to foster mutual admire and understanding.
Drawing on either their own event and data of counseling, the authors use anecdotes and tales to teach how individuals with AS cope in daily occasions. additionally they illustrate how potent conversation and realizing of a person's wishes and pursuits are key to bettering everyday life for individuals with AS. the ultimate part of the e-book includes useful worksheets and assets to aid individuals with AS to acknowledge their achievements and paintings in the direction of their targets.
This ebook should be of curiosity to those that are plagued by AS, their households and the folks who paintings with them.
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Extra resources for A Self-Determined Future with Asperger Syndrome
And a therapist with no tools is not a pretty sight. The idea of professionals not listening to people with AS is not new to us. People who have AS report to both Gen and Vicky that they are not used to being listened to by therapists and workers! As part of routine feedback on the service, when asked to comment about what they like about solution focused work, people with AS noted that Vicky really listened to them and that made a difference. Individual comments included one by a particularly astute man who said, ‘Other therapists only half listened, then they filled in the other half with what they thought was right.
Disorder’) but a difference that needs acknowledgement. Gen follows this up with a comment about the social model of disability by suggesting that autism is a difference which is only disabling when in the company of inflexible, intolerant, and uninformed neurotypical people. So, for example, if a person with AS is in employment, but his colleagues and boss do not understand the reasonable adjustments which could be made to help him work better, the person with AS is disabled by work colleagues rather than by the AS.
Solution focused work does not result in the therapist having the power to tell the individual what they need to do, which comes as a nice surprise to people with AS. 42 / A Self-Determined Future with Asperger Syndrome The exchange between worker and client is meant to be on an ‘expert to expert’ basis, so that each person shares equal responsibility for coming to a common understanding of the way forward. A solution focused worker would pay attention to issues of power, and would seek to minimise the imbalance of power that naturally exists between client and worker.
A Self-Determined Future with Asperger Syndrome by Genevieve Edmonds, E. Veronica Bliss