Inside Asperger's Looking Out

Inside Asperger's Looking Out

Hardback

By (author) Kathy Hoopmann

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  • Publisher: JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERS
  • Format: Hardback | 72 pages
  • Dimensions: 210mm x 210mm x 13mm | 363g
  • Publication date: 1 October 2012
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1849053340
  • ISBN 13: 9781849053341
  • Edition statement: New.
  • Illustrations note: 67 colour photographs
  • Sales rank: 8,865

Product description

This book is suitable for people of all ages who know someone with Asperger syndrome. `Inside Asperger's Looking Out` follows in the best-selling footsteps of Kathy Hoopmann's `All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome` and `All Dogs Have ADHD`. Through engaging text and full-color photographs, this book shows neurotypicals how Aspies see and experience the world. Each page brings to light traits that many Aspies have in common, from sensitive hearing and an aversion to bright lights and strong smells, to literal thinking and difficulty understanding social rules and reading body language and facial expressions. At the same time, the book highlights and celebrates the unique characteristics that make those with Asperger's Syndrome special. This is the perfect introduction to the world of Aspies, told from their own perspective, for the people in their lives: including family, friends, and classmates. Those with Asperger's Syndrome will also appreciate this book for the way it shares their own singular perspectives on life.

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Kathy Hoopmann is an Australian author with a background in primary school teaching. After many years of working with children with Asperger Syndrome, she has a wonderful insight into the mindset of Aspies. Her sensitivity to their strengths and weaknesses, and her ability to encapsulate these within her literature, has made her a household name within the Asperger community. She is the author of fifteen books for children and teenagers. Her best known work, All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome and All Dogs Have ADHD, Haze, Lisa and the Lacemaker, Of Mice and Aliens and Blue Bottle Mystery, are all published by JKP.