Asperger Syndrome and Your Child: A Parent's Guide

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HarperCollins, Sep 23, 2003 - Family & Relationships - 320 pages

Asperger's Syndrome and Your Child, an informative, empathetic, and comprehensive guide to this elusive condition, answers the most common questions and offers an encouraging outlook for your child's future. Dr. Michael Powers weaves together a compassionate account of everything related to AS, offering such practical advice from getting the right diagnosis to helping your child develop social skills. Infused with voices of real children who offer insights about their own conditions, the book gives perspective on how children live with the disorder. Asperger Syndrome and Your Child is an indispensable book for parents as well as teachers and other professionals who have someone with Asperger Syndrome in their lives.

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Powers, an assistant professor at the Yale Child Study Center and director of the Center for Children with Special Needs in Connecticut, teams up with co-author Poland (The Sensitive Child) to offer a ... Read full review

About the author (2003)

Michael D. Powers, Psy.D., is the director of the Center for Children with Special Needs in Tolland, Connecticut, and assistant clinical professor of psychology at the Yale Child Study Center. He has published numerous book chapters and articles in professional journals and is the editor of the award-winning book Children with Autism: A Parent’s Guide. He lives in northeastern Connecticut with his wife, Kristen, and their three sons.

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