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Nerdy, Shy, and Socially Inappropriate : A User Guide to an Asperger Life (Paperback) (Cynthia Kim)
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Freelance writer Kim describes, in-depth, her life living on the Autism spectrum. Learning in her forties that she was autistic brought her understanding of her life-long difficulties navigating through life--poor social skills, communication difficulties, sensory sensitivities a need for routine, memory issues, and stimming, compensatory movements when trying to be still. There are 13 chapters: nerdy, shy, and socially inappropriate; growing up undiagnosed; navigating the social communication jungle; a complicated relationship with relationships; parenting aspie style; rigid and routine; sensory seeking and sensitivities; the autistic body; exploring the emotional landscape; executive function: the brain’s control center; the dark side; redefining myself; arriving at acceptance. Annotation ©2015 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
A freelance writer describes, in-depth, her life living on the Autism spectrum after learning in her forties that she was autistic, which brought her understanding of her life-long difficulties navigating through life. Simultaneous eBook.
Number of Pages: 239
Sub-Genre: Psychopathology / Autism
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Pub
Author: Cynthia Kim
Street Date: October 21, 2014
Item Number (DPCI): 247-25-7383
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