Working with Girls and Young Women with an Autism Spectrum Condition – A Practical Guide for Clinicians
This guide shows how clinicians can help girls and young women with ASC to reach their full potential, by adopting more relationship-based, individualized approaches. With contributions from young women about their experiences in clinical settings, the book reflects on what clinicians have done right and wrong to date, why girls and women with ASD are too often misunderstood, and how the culture of how clinicians work with them needs to change in order to achieve better results. In a concise and practical way, it covers how to better understand clients’ needs and foster strong relationships through diagnosis, understanding comorbidities, sensory issues, self-harm, emotional regulation, assessments, interventions and strategies.
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Women and Girls with Autism Spectrum Disorder – Understanding Life Experiences from Early Childhood to Old Age
Written for professionals, women on the spectrum and their families, this is a cradle to grave overview of girls and women with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) at each stage of their lives. The book explores how women with ASD experience diagnosis, childhood, education, adolescence, employment, sexuality, pregnancy and motherhood, and aging.$29.95 Product Details »