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This book is full of tips, techniques, and stories that will give you an inside look at what it means to have Asperger's. You will come away inspired and with a new understanding of how to communicate more effectively with those you love!

Here's what you'll learn in this guide to Asperger's:

  • What causes Asperger's Syndrome
  • What is the Autistic Spectrum
  • How to recognize the signs and symptoms
  • How to test for Asperger's
  • What happens after a diagnosis
  • Effective communication strategies
  • Techniques used to cope with the syndrome for you and your loved one
  • How it really feels to live with Asperger's
  • Plus so much more!

Understanding Asperger's is the key to a happier and healthier relationship between you and your loved one. If you're concerned about someone you care about, or possibly even yourself, you owe it yourself to listen to this book!

©2014 Sara Elliott Price (P)2016 Sara Elliott Price

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In a relationship with an Aspie Man

While the book was informative, I felt like the adult version of an Aspie was described to be someone dumb or a child. They are very intelligent, as you have mentioned and very observant and connect the dot quickly. They just may not know what the emotional interpretation of your action means and may require you to spell it out. I read the book feeling like the man I'm with was a child or dumb and needed to be handheld. He is extremely intelligent and just needs me to be explicit with my desires, it doesn't mean he can't comprehend it, I just can't assume he understands my hints.

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Great

very informative and nice voice of the narrator! much diffrent than 2 previous I have heard!!!

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I found a book salmonella

This book was an eye-opener it was a lotOf information I wasn’t aware ok

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Not very informative... Very high level, absract

Very high level, abstract thoughts and concepts... Kept saying that everyone is diffrent and that asperegers can not be defined to any one symtpom. Granted that the syndrome is psychological and most psychologist are afraid to putting the stick inhe sand, due to being exposed to ability, but... certainly wish that the author could give back the hour plus of time I just wasted.

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Needs significant updates

This book is focused squarely at helping non-autistic people deal with autistics and talks about us as though we are “those people” even though the author repeats many times that we can be quite intelligent and live productive lives. I would prefer to be treated like a whole person, but alsö the medical understanding of autism spectrum disorders has expanded significantly in recent years. On top of that, Hans Asperger was not a good person and the term “Asperger’s syndrome” is no longer in use since 2013.

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Very helpful

I found the material helpful in assisting me to relate to my adult friend who has recently been diagnosed with Aspergers. It has shown me how I can communicate more effectively.

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Great overview of Asperger's.

I read this book because my six year old may have Asperger's and I wanted to know what that meant before going through the process of getting him tested. This was really helpful and insightful. Good overview and some good tips as well.

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Probably good for people who like support groups

Very light on hard facts and concrete content - same info could be gleaned from an hour of internet research.
Probably perfect for the type of person who wants to go to a support group or write a feelings journal, which is definitely not me.

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Good if you are looking for a brief overview

Does an adequate job of explaining Asperger's and does give some good basic tips. For the length of book I was hoping it would be a little more direct with the information provided and give more situational examples.

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Vague

i was only able to find value on just a few statwments in this book. This book is too generalized with just a few specifics. I was hoping for a little more detail.

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  • Layla
  • 09-19-18

4/5 starts

I would have preferred more information on meltdowns however excellent help in understanding my fiance

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  • 04-27-20

Audio broke twice

Audio broke twice within the narration.
Information from the book is basic, it may be useful for someone just curious about Asperger, there's nothing extensive or particularly insightful about the book, youtube videos would suffice regarding Asperger syndrome otherwise.

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  • Debz
  • 02-27-20

Nothing insightful

Found this so boring, it is not insightful at all and very much about telling us to suck eggs!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 10-13-18

Good starting book

I am a female in my mid 20's who has been recently diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome. This book is a good starting place to find out Asperger's and how people around me can help my condition. I did find the book to repeat its self alot and not really help in solving symptoms

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  • Anonymous User
  • 10-10-18

Not worth a credit

The book was too brief and undetailed to be very helpful. More voluminous and quality rich material can be found by simply Googling.

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  • 10-26-16

Good overall explanation.

This was an easy listen and delivered respectfully with a broad range of topics covered.

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