Coming out Asperger: Diagnosis, Disclosure, and Self-Confidence

Synopsis

Coming Out Asperger explores the complex issues surrounding the diagnosis and disclosure of Asperger Syndrome (AS), one of the 'hidden disabilities'. How might a diagnosis affect you, your self-confidence and self-esteem? What's the best way to disclose a diagnosis? When? And how? With chapters by some of the best-known and most exciting writers in the field of AS and autism today, as well as parents and professionals, this book offers a wide range of views on the implications - positive and negative - of giving, receiving and disclosing an AS diagnosis.

Additional information

Contributors:
Includes content by:
  • Dinah Murray
  • Liane Holliday Willey
  • Tony Attwood
  • Mike Lesser
  • Tom Berney
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • London
Publication year:
  • 2006