The precise relationship between high-functioning autism and Asperger Syndrome is still a subject of debate. This volume provides a general overview of the disorder and present diverse opinions on diagnosis and assessment, neuropsychological issues, treatment, and related conditions. A special section features personal essays by individuals diagnosed with autism or Asperger Syndrome. The result is a comprehensive and useful survey of the current state of the field that will be of great interest to clinicians, teachers, researchers, and parents.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Number of pages: 409
Weight: 652 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 22 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 199
".....clearly written discussions of diagnosis, phenomenology, and interventions in autistic spectrum disorders..........Fascinating accounts of HFA and AS give some access to the unusual subjective worlds of people affected by these disorders."
(A Journal of Reviews and Commentary in Mental Health, (March 1999)
"This is a book that should be in medical libraries, and on the shelves of many child and adolescent psychiatrics. "
(Canadian Child Psychiatry Review, 10:3 (2001)