Author(s): Carol Grigg
This book contains the best support group information available for partners of adults with Asperger's Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder) & is suitable for professionals as well who are seeking to effectively support partners, couples & other family members. It includes exhaustive lists and notes collected from support group meetings & workshops spanning more than 10 years. Information promotes understanding and covers the characteristics of AS, what a partner may experience, how AS affects a relationship and family, how to describe AS to others, suggestions and strategies for managing a relationship affected by AS, suggestions for improving self-care, essential tips for getting through conflict, as well as essays, poems & thoughts that provide much needed validation as well as comfort for partners. Book also includes samples & guides for conducting partner support group meetings. Essential & reliable information.