Autism/ADS

Autism and Personality: Findings from the Tavistock Autism Workshop - Alvarez, Anne & Reid, Susan (1999)

Taking a psychoanalytic and developmental approach, Autism and Personality outlines in considerable detail the new developments in therapeutic techniques used by the Tavistock Autism Team and Workshop to treat autistic children. It also underlines the importance of support for parents and siblings, who are all too often ignored under considerable stress.

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The Many Faces of Asberger’s Syndrome - Rhode, Maria & Klauber, Trudy (2004)

This is the first book on the psychoanalytic treatment of children, young people and adults with Asperger's syndrome. It includes multi-disciplinary contributions on psychiatric perspectives and psychological theories of the condition. There is an overview of relevant psychoanalytic theory, and chapters on Asperger's original paper, on first-person accounts, on assessment and on care in the community. 

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