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Asperger syndrome and employment

Asperger syndrome and employment

Author: Genevieve Edmonds; Luke Beardon
Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley, 2008.
Series: Adults speak out about Asperger syndrome series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This is essential reading for adults with Asperger syndrome, their family and friends, employment services and career advisers, and companies needing to know how, in practical terms, to accommodate employees with Asperger syndrome.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Genevieve Edmonds; Luke Beardon
ISBN: 9781843106487 1843106485
OCLC Number: 183148926
Description: pages cm.
Contents: Preface to the Series. Genevieve Edmonds. Introduction. Luke Beardon 1. Employment for People with Asperger Syndrome: What's Needed? Giles Harvey. 2. The Job Needs to Work for the Worker. PJ Hughes. 3. Experiences of Employment and Stress Before My Diagnosis of Asperger Syndrome. Alexandra Brown. 4. `How Do You Communicate that You Have a Communication Problem...When You Have a Communication Problem?' Asperger Syndrome and Employment. Neil Shepherd. 5. Case Study by an Employee with Asperger Syndrome and His Line Manager. Dean Worton and Paul Binks. 6. The World of Work (Is Not Another Planet) and My Journey to Get There. Dr John Biddulph. 7. Finding, Applying For and Starting a Job. Mark Haggarty. 8. What I Have Learned from 25 Years of Employment. Steve Jarvis. 9. Asperger Syndrome and Employment: My Experiences and Observations. Anne Henderson. 10. What Aspies Need to Know When Working in the Neurotypical Environment. Cornish. 11. A Melmacian in the Workplace: Asperger Syndrome for Employers. Chris Mitchell. 12. Surviving the Workplace: Asperger Syndrome at Work. Stuart Vallantine. 13. The Importance of Motivation and Clear Communication at Work. Vicky Bliss. 14. Continuing to Search for the Rights Job for Me. Philip Bricher. 15. I'm Just So Willing to Work. Emma Beard. List of Contributors. Index.
Series Title: Adults speak out about Asperger syndrome series.
Responsibility: edited by Genevieve Edmonds and Luke Beardon.


Employment is an important part of a healthy, balanced and fulfilling life but less than 20 per cent of people with Asperger Syndrome (AS) are in work at any one time. The adults with AS in this book  Read more...


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Employing an Aspergic presents a whole new set of challenges but the benefits can be tremendous. You want employee loyalty? You got it. You want precision, honesty, punctuality, dedication? You got Read more...

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