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The Asperger Couple's Workbook By Maxine Aston

The Asperger Couple's Workbook by Maxine Aston

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$41.99
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Summary

Aston has created this workbook to help couples where one partner has AS. With candid advice, activities and worksheets, she explores a variety of approaches. She identifies specific issues, such verbal and non-verbal communication, sexual issues, socializing and parenting, and comes up with simple and effective ways of addressing these issues.

The Asperger Couple's Workbook Summary

The Asperger Couple's Workbook: Practical Advice and Activities for Couples and Counsellors by Maxine Aston

Asperger Syndrome (AS) can affect some of the fundamental ingredients required to make a relationship work, such as emotional empathy and communication. Maxine Aston, author of Aspergers in Love, has created this workbook to help couples where one of the partners has Asperger Syndrome deal with the difficulties that may arise in their relationship.

With candid advice, activities and example worksheets, the book explores a variety of approaches that couples can use to counteract these difficulties. Whilst acknowledging that all relationships are different and each needs to be viewed as a unique case, the author identifies specific issues that can be problematic in an Asperger relationship, such verbal and non-verbal communication, sexual issues, socializing and parenting, and comes up with simple and effective ways of addressing these issues.

This practical book is designed for use by couples and families affected by AS, either on their own or in conjunction with a counsellor. It will also be of interest to couples counsellors, or other professionals working with people with AS.

The Asperger Couple's Workbook Reviews

This book is a positive addition to Asperger Syndrome (AS)/Neurotypical (NT) relationship literature providing not only information, but also useful tools and strategies to deal with typical AS/NT issues. Maxine has included excellent definitions and explanations of the differences between the AS and NT partner and places strong emphasis on the fact that being different doesn't mean being wrong. We would recommend this workbook to AS/NT couples seeking practical solutions to many of the day-to-day issues that this type of relationship brings. This book will really make a difference to those who want to live more harmoniously together. -- Sarah Hendrickx and Keith Newton, authors of Asperger Syndrome - A Love Story.

About Maxine Aston

Maxine Aston is a qualified counsellor and supervisor and presents Asperger Syndrome awareness workshops to counsellors and professionals who may encounter clients affected by AS. She also runs workshops and support groups for partners and parents that live with a person with AS. Maxine has an MSc in Health Psychology and is the author of The Other Half of Asperger Syndrome (NAS) and Aspergers in Love (Jessica Kingsley Publishers). She is a regular speaker at National and International ASD conferences.

Table of Contents

Foreword. Acknowledgements. Terminology. Using This Book. Introduction. 1. Understanding the Difference. 2. Communication. 3. Non-Verbal Communication. 4. Social Interaction. 5. Sexual Issues. 6. Parenting. 7. Home Life. 8. Who to Tell about Asperger. 9. What is Cassandra? 10. Difference Can Work. References. Further Reading. Further Information and Research. Subject Index. Author Index.

Additional information

GOR003002533
9781843102533
1843102536
The Asperger Couple's Workbook: Practical Advice and Activities for Couples and Counsellors by Maxine Aston
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
2008-11-15
144
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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