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From like to love for young people with Asperger's syndrome (autism spectrum disorder) : learning how to express and enjoy affection with family and friends / Tony Attwood and Michelle Garnett.

Attwood, Tony. (Author). Garnett, Michelle (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781849054362 (pbk. : alk. paper) :
  • ISBN: 1849054363 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 176 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: London ; Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2013.

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-158).
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Introduction. Why children and adolescents who have Asperger's syndrome (autism spectrum disorder) need a programme to understand and express affection -- Aims of the programme -- Cognitive behaviour therapy -- How the programme works. Assessing the ability to communicate affection -- How to conduct the sessions -- Activities for each session -- Overviews of the sessions -- Sessions. Introduction to the programme: Exploring feelings of affection -- Beginning to recognize and express affection -- Giving and receiving compliments -- The reasons we express like or love through affectionate words and gestures -- Developing our skills at expressing affection.
Summary, etc.:
Presents activities for parents to work through with their children to help them understand and express affection. Children will learn to identify their own and others' comfort and enjoyment range for gestures, actions and words of affection, and the different ways to express feelings for someone, appropriate to each relationship and situation. The activities can be undertaken at a pace that works for the individual family. The book also guides parents through the challenges faced by their child, which will lead to greater understanding and confidence in their relationship.
Subject: Asperger's syndrome in children > Patients > Life skills guides.
Autistic children > Life skills guides.
Autism in children > Psychological aspects.
Autistic children > Family relationships.
Cognitive therapy for children.
Emotions in children.

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