Children, Youth and Adults with Asperger Syndrome: Integrating Multiple Perspectives

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Paula Aquilla BSc (OT), Reg (Ont)

Paula Aquilla is an occupational therapist who works with adults and children in clinical, educational, community, and home-based settings in Toronto, Ontario. She has a special interest in sensory integration and is a co-author of Building Bridges through Sensory Integration.

Lillian Burke PhD CPsych

Dr Lillian Burke is a psychologist who works in private practice and as a consultant with Regional Support Associates in Ontario. She works with individuals who have ASDs and/or intellectual disabilities, their families, and other care providers, providing assessment, therapy, and consultation. In addition to clinical work, she has carried out research and presented on persons with ASDs.

Chris J. Dakin

Chris Dakin was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome in his early 30s. He is a participant in the online autism community and has spoken at conferences in Ontario and British Columbia. He has a degree in social work and has worked for over ten years in group homes with people with disabilities. He lives in Victoria, BC and is restoring a turn-of-the-century heritage house.

Trina Epstein PsyD CPsych

Dr Trina Epstein is a clinical psychologist in the Tourette Syndrome Neurodevelopmental Clinic at the Toronto Western Hospital. She provides clinical care for children and adolescents and is involved in research endeavours exploring the comorbidity of Asperger Syndrome and Tourette Syndrome.

Ann Fudge Schormans MSW PhD (Cand) RSW

Ann Fudge Schormans is completing her PHD in social work at the University of Toronto. She has been a practising social worker in the community living and the child welfare sectors. Her research focus is children and young adults with developmental disabilities in child welfare services. She is the Project Co-ordinator for The Children's Quality of Life Project, University of Toronto.

Gail Hawkins

Gail Hawkins is the Founding Executive Director of Mission Possible, an employment service for people with Asperger Syndrome in Toronto, Ontario. She developed an innovative model of teaching vocational skills and has over 15 years' experience in the field of employment counselling for people with ASDs. She is the author of How to Find Work that Works for People with Asperger Syndrome, also published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Isabelle Hénault PhD

Dr Isabelle Hénault is a sex therapist and psychologist from the University of Quebec at Montreal, Canada. Her practice and studies have focussed on the education and support of adolescents, adults, and couples with autism and Asperger Syndrome. She offers therapy to couples that aims at elaborating communication strategies and increasing intimacy, and has developed a sex education program.


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