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Perfect Targets: Asperger Syndrome and Bullying

Perfect Targets: Asperger Syndrome and Bullying
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    ©2003. By Rebekah Heinrichs. This is a unique book that fills a gap in the autism spectrum disorder (ASD) literature. As the author notes, children and adolescents with Asperger Syndrome (AS) have a lack of social understanding that can lead to bullying by their classmates. These children are not only hurt emotionally and sometimes physically, but they are also deeply confused because they cannot make the distinction between manipulation and friendliness. This practical resource examines the social phenomenon of bullying and the social challenges and needs of children with AS. The author provides many insights and effective strategies for creating a bullying prevention program, and she also discusses specific environmental factors that foster bullying behaviors. The book also includes a chapter that offers a variety of personal perspectives on the subject. Written for parents and professionals, this book focuses on a whole-school approach to bullying prevention that involves administrators, teachers, parents, and students. (Softcover; 189 pages.)

    ©2007-2008. Autism Society of North Carolina.
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