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An adult with an autism diagnosis : a guide for the newly diagnosed / Gillan Drew.

Drew, Gillan
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Being diagnosed with autism as an adult can be disorienting and isolating; however, if you can understand the condition and how it affects perceptions, relationships, and your relationship with the world in general, a happy and successful life is attainable. Through an introduction to the autism spectrum, and how the Level 1 diagnosis is characterised, the author draws on personal experiences to provide positive advice on dealing with life, health, and relationships following an adult diagnosis.


London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2017.

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175 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm


Autism- the basics: What is autism? -- How do I tell people about my diagnosis -- What help is available for adults with autism? -- Autism in everyday life: General advice and tips -- At home with autism -- Autism in the workplace -- Social and romantic relationships -- The parent with autism.



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