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Author Greenman, Jan
Title Life At the Edge and Beyond : Living With Adhd and Asperger Syndrome
Imprint London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2010
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Note FRONT COVER -- Life at the Edge and Beyond: Living with ADHD and Asperger Syndrome -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Foreword -- Introduction -- Part I: 1991 to 2004 -- 1. A Very Good Place to Start: The Beginning -- 2. The Nightmare Begins -- 3. Going for Broke -- 4. Savour the Moment -- 5. Consequence, Cause and Effect -- 6. Labelling of Luke: ADHD -- 7. Turn on the Light: Language Taken Literally -- 8. Black and White -- 9. Labelling of Luke: Asperger Syndrome -- 10. Siblings: Abbi's Chapter -- 11. Friend or Foe? -- 12. Professionals: Just the Few -- 13. Sad, Mad but Not Bad -- 14. Call Me Nigel -- 15. Education, War and Peace -- Part II: 2004 -- 16. The End…of Life at The Edge -- Part III: 2005 to 2007 -- 17. Beyond The Edge -- Part IV: 2007 to 2009 -- 18. Life at The Edge Becomes a Book! -- 19. Nigel Mansell, Pinstripes and Parliament -- 20. Dubai: Customs and Contraband -- 21. Luke Tips over the Edge of Reason -- 22. Trust, Trystan and Public Speaking -- 23. Keith Lemon Has the Last Word, Literally
In this account of bringing up her son, Luke, Greenman challenges common perceptions of a 'life with labels', and recalls her family's 18 year journey to the edge and back. Writing about the medical issues of Luke's early years, Jan recalls how his diagnoses came about, and how life at The Edge, their aptly named family home, changed as a result
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Greenman, Jan Life At the Edge and Beyond : Living With Adhd and Asperger Syndrome London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers,c2010 9781849051064
Subject Dicker, Luke, -- 1991-;Asperger's syndrome in children.;Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
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Alt Author Gray, James
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