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

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Subject
Index
abuse 110–11, 115, 118, 120, 194, 320
see also bullying
AD (autistic disorder) see autistic spectrum disorders
ADD see Attention Deficit Disorder
ADHD see Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
ADI see Autism Diagnostic Interview
adolescence
clinical assessment of AS 34–7, 44
developmental-lifespan perspective 19, 22–3
personal perspectives 317, 325–6, 336–9, 347
research outcomes 235–6
sexuality 112–15, 117, 317
see also anxiety; depression; employment; social work
ADOS see Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule
Adults
developmental-lifespan perspective 23–7
personal perspectives 339–41, 358
psychological assessment see psychological assessment
social work assessment 159
see also young adults
advocacy 187–8, 260, 293, 331–3
affect, regulating 255, 257, 264–5
affective disorder 157, 299, 319
aggression
anxiety and depression 51, 56
children's medication 171–2, 175
paediatrics 148, 151
sexuality 111, 116, 120
Tourette Syndrome 77
alcohol 89, 114, 118, 320, 354, 359–60
alleles 270, 271, 275, 277
amygdala 54, 55
Angelman Syndrome 270, 273, 278
anticonvulsants 150–1, 176, 178
antidepressants 111, 169, 172, 174, 342
see also depression
antipsychotics 111, 170–1, 174–6, 179
anxiety
adolescence 22, 99, 156–7, 159, 161–2, 164–5, 338–9
adult psychological assessment 213, 218, 221, 222
awareness of disability 50–1, 53
bullying 51, 52–3, 56, 90
child and parent groups 255, 257, 260, 264, 265
clinical assessment 43, 44
developmental paediatricians (DPs) (DPs) 141, 143–5, 148, 151
developmental-lifespan perspective 21–3, 25
education 21, 86, 194
existing evidence 47–8
genetics 54, 276
intellectual and communication ability 49–50
interventions 55–7
medication 93–4, 169, 171, 172, 360
neurobiological findings 54–5
Nonverbal Learning Disability (NVLD) (NVLD) 66, 69
occupational therapy 199, 204
in parents see parents
personal perspectives 329, 330–1, 338–9, 345, 353, 359–60
research findings 52–4
sexuality 113, 114
social competencies and friendships 50, 52, 251
social work assessment 156–7, 159, 161–2, 164–5
temperament 51–2
Tourette Syndrome 75, 79
young adults 86, 89–90, 93–5
articulation skills 126, 135–6
AS see Asperger Syndrome
ASAS see Australian Scale for Asperger's Syndrome
ASDs see autistic spectrum disorders
Asperger Disorder 15, 16
Asperger Syndrome (AS)
aetiology 18
awareness of 50–1, 53, 108, 160, 292–3, 348–9
developmental-lifespan perspective
adolescence 22–3
childhood 21–2
early adulthood 23–4
infancy and early childhood 19–21
late adulthood 25–7
middle adulthood 24–5
overview 13–14, 18–19
prevalence 17–18
recent descriptions 14–17
research see research agenda in AS
strengths 40, 246–7, 350, 353, 358, 361
Aspergers Society of Ontario 261, 300, 315, 344, 347, 348
assessment
developmental paediatricians (DPs) (DPs) 141–3
education 185–7
occupational therapy 203ù5
see also clinical assessment of AS; psychological assessment
attachment 14, 120, 345
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) 22, 44, 303
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) 76–8, 82, 148, 177, 192, 221, 230
attentional problems 43, 76, 81–2, 129, 159, 237, 303

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