A Mind Apart: Understanding Children with Autism and Asperger Syndrome [ Peter Szatmari] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Why would a. A Mind Apart: Understanding Children with Autism and Asperger Syndrome. Front Cover. Peter Szatmari. Guilford Publications, Mar 11, – Education – In this compassionate book, leading autism authority Dr. Peter Szatmari shows that children with autism spectrum disorders act the way they do because they.

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Szatmari also has a tendency toward wordiness; I found my eyes glazing over several times.

A Mind Apart: Understanding Children with Autism and Asperger Syndrome

Used book in good condition. There are better books out there to explain autism. Switch to the full site. Szatmari describes the struggles of families to understand their children and to understand how they themselves are changed by their children. Your purchase benefits world literacy! Szatmari shares the compelling stories of children he has treated who hear everyday conversation like a foreign language or experience hugs like the clamp of a vise.

Used – Very Good. Kevin Keast rated it really liked it Feb 20, Jan 12, Becky rated it really liked it. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of My library Help Advanced Book Search. Understanding this unusual inner world-and appreciating the unique strengths that thinking differently can bestow-will help parents relate to their children more meaningfully, and make the “outer world” a w scary place.

Peter Szatmari shows that children with autism spectrum disorders act the way they do because they think in vastly different ways than q people. Prescriptions for the Mind: This brilliant work should be read by all parents and all clinicians involved in helping children with autism and AS.


Why would a child refuse to talk about anything but wasp wings-or the color of subway train doors? A Guide for Parents and Professionals “Dr. Listening to the Architecture of the World. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.

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A Mind Apart

Applies peyer to prepaid online orders from US customers. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Accepting the Enigma, Moving Beyond the Cause 9. In this compassionate book, leading autism authority Dr.

Questions like these make parenting a child with autism or Asperger syndrome AS a journey through uncharted terrain. Stacie Pulford rated it really liked it Apr 03, Accepting the Enigma Moving Beyond the Cause. Jul 25, Beth Meyers added it.

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The author sztamari you explore what it is like, from a first hand perspective, to be mind-blind. It is important to note that this is entirely from the author’s perspective.

A Mind Apart: Understanding Children with Autism and Asperger Syndrome

Book in almost Brand New condition. Seeing Other Minds Darkly 6. Packages sent via CanPar. A World without Metaphor. The Guilford Press, I read this to help me better understand my son, and to get tips on how to better interact with him. The author also deals with “alternative” etiology theories, including diets, “toxins”, heavy metals and vaccines.

Instead szzatmari have case studies Lots and lots of case studies, aparr with some pretty weighty science and explanation and he admits there isn’t a lot of apar and description of various therapies used on those patients with varying degrees of success. Goodreads helps you mnd track of books you want to read. I’m not sure what I expected out of this book, but it was a let-down after reading Temple Grandin. But on the whole, I found this a far more valuable book than most I’ve read on autism.


Feb 03, Kristine Hansen rated it liked it Shelves: Looking for beautiful books? Mar 30, Aneta rated it liked it. Octavo standard book size. Ex-library with the usual stamps. Szatmari explores and describes the world as perceived by people with autism to explain their unusual behaviour and abilities, and discusses scientific theories and current therapies as well as causes and prognosis.

Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. A clinician, scientist, and keen observer of human nature, Dr. I got a little frustrated with the way he treated some of the parents when he didn’t agree with them, and his dismissal of theories of the causes of autism with no allowance that perhaps he is wrong.

My library Help Advanced Peteer Search. One, Szatmari explains the different types of ASD and how to tell them apart, and he does this more clearly than anyone else I’ve read.

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