By Valerie L. Gaus
An worthy source for therapists, this lucidly written e-book presents research-based recommendations for addressing the center difficulties of Asperger syndrome (AS) and supporting consumers deal with usually encountered comorbidities, resembling anxiousness problems and melancholy. precise case examples illustrate the complexities of AS and the demanding situations it offers in lifestyle, relationships, and the place of work. the writer provides a cogent motive for cognitive-behavioral intervention and gives transparent instructions for accomplishing tests and designing and imposing individualized therapies. all through, the emphasis is on assisting individuals with AS reduce misery whereas retaining and development on their targeted strengths. unique positive factors comprise a case formula worksheet and different invaluable reproducibles.
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Some people may show sporadic glances, whereas others may make too much eye contact to the point of staring. It is important to remember that the failure to utilize eye contact appropriately does not mean that eye contact is missing completely. Also, it is only one of the symptoms in a category and does not have to be present at all for the diagnosis to be made. People with AS Lack Empathy for Others “She can’t have AS. ” People with AS have difficulty with social reciprocity, as specified in the DSM criteria.
He avoided eye contact but spoke freely. He had excellent articulation, to the point of sounding pedantic, and he spoke in a monotone. He appeared enthusiastic about the interview and seemed to enjoy sharing information about his life with the therapist. Several times when he smiled, he flapped his hands at the same time. His focus on details made transitions from one topic to the next slow, because he would not shift until he had exhausted all of the information on a subject. For all sessions, he had some difficulty terminating the discussion when the time was up, and he appeared to ignore both the verbal and nonverbal cues the therapist was giving him to indicate that it was time to stop.
However, the changes in environment, schedule, and task demands that come with campus or work life often prove too drastic for individuals with AS. When they find themselves struggling with tasks that they assumed would come easy, they and their families suffer confusion, disappointment, and frustration. Lorraine faced disappointment in the realm of academics and independence; in the next case, Andrew illustrates frustration in the social domain. Andrew: Social Problems and Loneliness Andrew is a 32-year-old single Protestant white man who has a degree in culinary arts and works as a manager in a gourmet food shop.