Asperger S Syndrome Workplace Survival Guide

Author: Barbara Bissonnette
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 0857008072
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The workplace can be a difficult environment for people with Asperger's Syndrome (AS) and this often impedes their ability to make use of particular skills and sustain meaningful and fulfilling employment. This is the definitive guide to surviving and thriving in the workplace for people with AS. It includes everything from realistic strategies for meeting employer expectations, to how to get along with your colleagues and work as part of a team, multitask and manage projects, and handle anxiety and effectively resolve problems. Common employment challenges are illustrated through examples from the author's extensive experience coaching individuals with AS at all job levels, from entry-level to manager and professional positions. The pragmatic recommendations in the book will benefit anyone with AS who is entering the workforce, as well as those who struggle to maintain employment, or who want to improve their performance and advance their careers.

Asperger S Syndrome Workplace Survival Guide

Author: Barbara Bissonnette
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Pub
ISBN: 9781849059435
Size: 57.39 MB
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Offers people with Asperger's syndrome advice and strategies for thriving in the workplace, covering such topics as meeting employer expectations, working as part of a team, multitasking, and solving problems effectively.

Asperger Syndrome Employment Workbook

Author: Roger N. Meyer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781853027963
Size: 56.92 MB
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Asperger employment guide: a workbook for individuals on the autistic spectrum, their families, and helping professionals.

The Complete Guide To Getting A Job For People With Asperger S Syndrome

Author: Barbara Bissonnetee
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1849059217
Size: 36.92 MB
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Finding a job is a confusing and anxiety provoking process for many individuals with Asperger Syndrome (AS) who may not know what they are qualified to do and may struggle to communicate their value to employers. This book describes exactly what it takes to get hired in the neurotypical workplace.

Helping Adults With Asperger S Syndrome Get Stay Hired

Author: Barbara Bissonnette
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1784500526
Size: 16.34 MB
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Employment expert Barbara Bissonnette provides strategies that professionals and parents need to guide individuals with Asperger's Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder) to manageable jobs, and keep them employed. Career counselors and coaches, vocational rehabilitation specialists, other professionals, and parents are often unsure of how to assist people with Asperger's Syndrome. Traditional career assessments and protocols do not match their unique needs. In this practical book, readers will gain insight into how people with Asperger's Syndrome think and the common employment challenges they face. It explains how to build rapport and trust, facilitate better job matches, improve interpersonal communication and executive function skills, and encourage flexible-thinking and problem-solving. With tried-and-tested advice, assessment tools, and in-depth profiles of actual coaching clients and innovative companies that are utilizing the specialized skills of people with Asperger's, this book shows the way to a brighter employment future for those on the autism spectrum.

Asperger Syndrome And Employment

Author: Sarah Hendrickx
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9781846428791
Size: 53.78 MB
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The number of adults with Asperger Syndrome retaining full-time employment is extremely low in comparison to those who may be considered to have more limiting conditions and disabilities. This book identifies why this is the case by asking the individuals concerned what they find difficult about working. Looking at expectations, motivations, working conditions and other factors, Sarah Hendrickx explores the reasons why work just doesn't work for many people with Asperger Syndrome and how to resolve these issues. Featuring personal stories from those with AS, the book highlights successful scenarios and provides suggestions for both employers and those in search of work on how to improve employment for the benefit of everyone. Asperger Syndrome and Employment provides essential information for those making the decisions and acknowledges what people with AS really want from a job so they can make employment work for them.

Asperger Syndrome And Anxiety

Author: Nick Dubin
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9781846429224
Size: 45.32 MB
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Many people suffer from feelings of stress and anxiety in their everyday lives. For people with Asperger Syndrome (AS), this stress can be particularly difficult to manage. On a daily basis people with AS must fit into a world that seems totally foreign to them and this can increase feelings of alienation and anxiety, making life's challenges especially hard to cope with. The first book on anxiety written specifically for adults with Asperger Syndrome, this book offers practical advice on how individuals with AS can manage their anxiety more effectively. As a person with AS who has struggled with feelings of anxiety and learnt how to overcome them, Nick Dubin shares his own tried and tested solutions along with up-to-date research on stress management for individuals with AS, including a chapter on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). Dubin explores the key problem areas that can lead to anxiety for people with AS such as lack of social skills, difficulties establishing romantic relationships and uncertainty about employment. Asperger Syndrome and Anxiety provides real solutions to a common problem and is essential reading for anyone with AS who has trouble managing stress. The book will also be of interest to family members, teachers and other professionals working with individuals with AS.

Asperger S On The Job

Author: Rudy Simone
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 1935274287
Size: 40.90 MB
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Up to 85% of the Asperger's population are without full-time employment, though many have above-average intelligence. Rudy Simone, an adult with Asperger's Syndrome and an accomplished author, consultant, and musician, created this insightful resource to help employers, educators, and therapists accommodate this growing population, and to help people with Asperger’s find and keep gainful employment. Rudy's candid advice is based on her personal experiences and the experiences of over 50 adults with Asperger's from all over the world, in addition to their employers and numerous experts in the field. Detailed lists of "what the employee can do" and "to employers and advocates" provide balanced guidelines for success, while Rudy's "Interview Tips" and "Personal Job Map" tools will help Aspergians, young or old, find their employment niche. There is more to a job than what the tasks are: from social blunders, to sensory issues, to bullying by coworkers, Simone presents solutions to difficult challenges. Readers will be enriched, enlightened, and ready to work—together!

Employment For Individuals With Asperger Syndrome Or Non Verbal Learning Disability

Author: Yvona Fast
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9781843107668
Size: 31.19 MB
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Most people with Non-Verbal Learning Disorder or AS are underemployed. This book sets out to change this. With practical advice on everything from job hunting to interview techniques, from 'fitting in' in the workplace to whether or not to disclose a diagnosis, this book guides people with NLD or AS successfully through the employment mine field.

Thriving In Adulthood With Asperger S Syndrome

Author: Craig Kendall
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780984110322
Size: 55.40 MB
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The author, Craig Kendall, is the father of a child with Asperger's syndrome. He has written several books on Asperger's syndrome and autism. In this book, Craig covers the issues that affect adults with Asperger's syndrome as well as those who love and support them. Chapter topics include: 1. Surviving the Social World: Making and Keeping Friends, Where and how to make friends as an adult / 2. Asperger's and Relationships: including relationship tips, dating, the "do's and don'ts" / 3. Loving Someone with Aspergers: Rekindling a failing relationship, Ideas for keeping the romance in your relationship, Keeping a marriage happy / 4. Employment and Adults with Asperger's: the interview, ten job interview tips, workplace issues, 8 issues to consider in selecting a job / 5. Services for Adults with Asperger's / How and when do I tell people I have Asperger's?: 4 reasons to disclose, 4 reasons NOT to disclose / 6. Self Advocacy: Learning to advocate for yourself / 7. How to Lead a Meaningful Life: Depression and anxiety, The search for meaning in adults with AS / 8. Getting an Asperger's Diagnosis as an Adult: Why to get a diagnosis, Resistance to or problems with getting a diagnosis, How to find a good therapist /9. Therapy Options: Common reasons adults refuse therapy, Overview of different types of therapy, psychotherapy, 3 information processing problems, Occupational Therapy (OT) /10. Nutrition and Eating Right: Supplements that can help your health, Diets, Seven reasons to avoid fast food