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Pretending to be Normal

Pretending to be Normal 2014-04-11

Book Type
  1. Paperback
  2. Digital
Liane Holliday Willey: Forward by Tony Attwood
Autobiography of a woman and her child diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome. Author shares her daily struggles and challenges. Includes appendices providing coping strategies and guidance. For the general reader as well as professionals.
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Good description of what it is like to be an intelligent, educated woman on the spectrum, and discovering the reason for one's difficulties as an adult.
If you've read Dr. Atwood's comprehensive guide to Asperger's, you'll recognize some of the stories in this fun to read biography. The expanded version (2015) provides an update since it was originally written in 1999, and as @royinpink noted, there's some useful tips at the end.
Must-read for females with on the spectrum. Part biography, part life advice, she goes from childhood to university to work to marriage explaining how autism has affected her every step of the way. The end has lots of tips for coping with some of the impairments of ASD.
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