Six-Word Lessons on Female Asperger Syndrome:
100 Lessons to Understand and Support Girls and Women with Asperger's
Learn about Female Asperger syndrome from a
woman diagnosed in her thirties.
Endorsed by leading Asperger syndrome expert, Dr. Tony Attwood, Six-Word Lessons on Female Asperger Syndrome gives you 100 honest, pointed lessons written by a woman with Asperger syndrome. Under the radar well into her thirties, the author illustrates little-known behavioral differences indicative of male and female Asperger syndrome, early signs for detection, coping strategies, diagnosis and more. Created for individuals, families and professionals alike, readers will come away inspired and reassured having gained practical knowledge to understand and enable successful aspie living in our complex neurotypical dominated world.
Written by Tracey Cohen, a lifelong competitive runner, freelance writer, and Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, who was diagnosed with Asperger syndrome at the age of thirty-nine. Sharing her own struggles and discoveries, she aims to empower others to learn, accept and find peace in an ever complicated neurotypical world. Tracey lives in Farmington Hills, Michigan with her treasured Labrador Retriever, Bailey Kennedy.
Six-Word Lessons on Female Asperger Syndrome is organized into 10 easy-to-understand chapters:
1. Detecting Early Signs of Asperger Syndrome
2. Why are Females Missed in Diagnosis?
3. Seeking Diagnosis as an Adult Woman
4. Inside the Soul of an Aspie
5. Social Skills, a Complex Learning Process
6. Navigating the Social World, Aspie-Style
7. Sensory Integration Difficulties: Over and Under
8. Strategies for Coping with Sensory Challenges
9. Change is Hard but Worth Embracing
10. Tips Based on My Personal Experience
Short enough to read in a day, but full of a wealth of valuable information for anyone who is either a female with autism or Asperger's, or has someone in their life they would like to understand and support in a greater capacity.
Published by Pacelli Publishing, part of the Six-Word Lessons series of books.
Tracey's Media Coverage
Interview with WXYZ-TV Detroit
Interview with WJR Radio
Book Review from Autism Society of Michigan
Book Review from autism NOW
Article in hometownlife
Article in Michigan Runner, July/Aug. 2015
Blog post on 100-Mile Run
Article in Houghton Lake Resorter
Article in Michigan Runner, Nov./Dec. 2015
Article in Oakland Press
Book Review by Mandy Anderson of Bonum Vitae
Guest Blog Post on Eye to Eye: Living on the Spectrum
Guest Blog Post on Aspie.com