Asperger Syndrome, Adolescence, and Identity: Looking Beyond the Label
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BeschreibungThis book is based on extensive interviews with adolescents diagnosed with AS. It includes six life stories, which present an authentic and fascinating look at the lives of the teenagers and how AS has shaped their growing identities. The stories provide the basis for a discussion of common themes and issues facing teenagers with AS.
InhaltsverzeichnisIntroduction. 1. Defining Asperger Syndrome. 2. Lee's Story. 3. Rachel's Story. 4. Sarah's Story. 5. Chee Kiong's Story. 6. Luke's Story. 7. Simon's Story. 8. Asperger Syndrome and Adolescence: Themes and issues from the stories. Appendix A: The Narrative Approach in Research. Appendix B: The Research Process. References. Index.
PortraitHarvey Molloy is a researcher and writer residing in New Zealand. Prior to this he was an Assistant Professor in the Scholars' Programme at the National University of Singapore. Latika Vasil has a doctorate in educational psychology and is a researcher and writer, also based in New Zealand, with an interest in Asperger Syndrome. Both are involved with various autism and AS organisations.
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBL INC
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2004
Seitenanzahl: 176 Seiten