Mindick (2010) Understanding Facial Recognition Difficulties in Children: Prosopagnosia Management Strategies for Parents and Professionals

Prosopagnosia is a severe facial recognition disorder, which is frequently found in children on the autism spectrum. Nancy L. Mindick provides an accessible explanation of the different types, causes, and characteristics of the disorder. The issues of diagnosis, disclosure and practical management strategies for helping children to cope with the condition are also explored. The book offers specific, practical information for parents, teachers, child psychologists, and anyone else who wishes to support the learning and development of a child with a facial recognition disorder.

Mindick, N. L. (2010). Understanding Facial Recognition Difficulties in Children: Prosopagnosia Management Strategies for Parents and Professionals. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.


 

McGregor, Nunez, Cebula and Gomez (2008) Autism: An Integrated View: Perspectives from Neurocognitive, Clinical and Intervention Research

This volume provides an overview of high profile research from teams at the forefront of autism field in the UK, Europe and the United States. This collection of research contributions investigates and cross-references a wide range of neurocognitive, clinical, and interventionist perspectives on autistic spectrum disorders research – from functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging studies to naturalistic intervention. It is accessible to students, parents and practitioners.

McGregor, E., Nunez, M., Cebula, K. R. and Gomez, J. C. (Eds.) (2008). Autism: An Integrated View: Perspectives from Neurocognitive, Clinical and Intervention Research. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.


 

Korin (2007) Asperger Syndrome: An Owner’s Manual 2 For Older Adolescents and Adults: What You, Your Parents and Friends, and Your Employer, Need to Know

Asperger Syndrome: An Owner’s Manual 2 for Older Adolescents and Adults is a sequel to Asperger Syndrome – An Owner’s Manual, primarily written for middle school-age children. This interactive workbook uses an easy-to-follow format to deal with issues commonly faced by older adolescents and adults with Asperger’s syndrome. Some examples of subjects discussed in the book are relationships, marriage, independent living, employment and self-care.

Korin, E. (2007). Asperger Syndrome: An Owner’s Manual 2 For Older Adolescents and Adults: What You, Your Parents and Friends, and Your Employer, Need to Know. Overland Park, KS: Autism Asperger Publishing Company.


 

Johnson and Van Rensselaer (2008) Families of Adults with Autism: Stories and Advice for the Next Generation

The individual accounts of parents and siblings of people on the spectrum presented in this book explore the challenges that families of people with autism have faced, and the techniques they have used to improve the quality of their relatives’ lives. The contributors also reflect on how they have supported their children or siblings. The book offers practical advice to families who are affected by autism spectrum disorders, and provides insights for professionals working with people with ASD.

Johnson, J. and Van Rensselaer, A. (2008). Families of Adults with Autism: Stories and Advice for the Next Generation. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.


 

Hagland (2009) Getting to Grips with Asperger Syndrome: Understanding Adults on the Autism Spectrum

This volume is a practical, easy-to-read and accessible guide for carers, friends and families of adults with Asperger Syndrome. The book explains what the syndrome is and what difficulties it may cause. It also offers practical strategies to solve problems that may arise, and discusses issues which may occur when a diagnosis of the disorder is obtained later in life.

Hagland, C. (2009). Getting to Grips with Asperger Syndrome: Understanding Adults on the Autism Spectrum. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.