Coming out Asperger : diagnosis, disclosure and self-confidence (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
Coming out Asperger : diagnosis, disclosure and self-confidence
Checking...

Coming out Asperger : diagnosis, disclosure and self-confidence

Author: Dinah Murray
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Coming Out Asperger explores the complex issues surrounding the diagnosis and disclosure of Asperger Syndrome (AS), one of the 'hidden disabilities'. How might a diagnosis affect you, your self-confidence and self-esteem? What's the best way to disclose a diagnosis? When? And how? With chapters by some of the best-known and most exciting writers in the field of AS and autism today, as well as parents and  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Life skills guides
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dinah Murray
ISBN: 1843102404 9781843102403 184642450X 9781846424502
OCLC Number: 61512974
Description: 280 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: To tell or not to tell : that is the Aspie question / Liane Holliday Willey --
Diagnosis in adults / Tony Attwood --
Confidence, self-confidence and social confidence / Dinah Murray and Mike Lesser --
Psychiatry and Asperger syndrome / Tom Berney --
Being told or being told off? : reciprocity at the diagnosis interview / Michelle Dawson --
Mental health issues surrounding diagnosis, disclosure and self-confidence in the context of Asperger syndrome / David N. Andrews --
One that got away / Dinah Murray --
'Why's it all so difficult?' : sharing the diagnosis with the young person / Philip Whitaker --
Telling peers at school about Asperger syndrome : thoughts on how and why / Heta Pukki --
Disclosure at secondary school : sharing the news of Asperger syndrome with a young person's peer group / Penny Barratt --
The conversation / Jennifer Overton --
Disclosure : talking about what makes us human / Stephen Shore --
Disclosure : a parent's perspective / Jacqui Jackson --
Coming out, various / Wendy Lawson --
Diagnosis, disclosure and self-confidence in sexuality and relationships / Lynne Moxon --
Diagnosis in adulthood and community disclosure / Dora Georgiou --
Coming out autistic at work / Jane Meyerding --
Disclosing to the authorities / Dennis Debbaudt.
Responsibility: edited by Dinah Murray.
More information:

Abstract:

This book explores the complexity of diagnosis for Asperger Syndrome, the drawbacks and benefits of disclosing a "hidden disability," and how this impinges on self-esteem. The contributors include  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

Whether you are a person with AS, a parent, teacher or professional who is involved with a person diagnosed with AS, this book can offer support in dealing with issues surrounding disclosure. Issues Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (2)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.