ASK DR. TONY: ANSWERS FROM THE WORLD’S LEADING EXPERT ON ASPERGER’S SYNDROME AND HIGH FUNCTIONING AUTISM
Authors: Craig Evans with Tony Attwood
Dr. Tony Attwood and Craig Evans are proud to introduce their first book together. Previously, they brought you “Autism Hangout”, a question-and-answer style video series in which Dr. Tony directly addresses the most pressing questions of those touched by autism. Now, this unstoppable duo has refreshed these conversations and converted them into book form, creating an invaluable resource to keep helpful information present and available to the public.
Life for those who have been touched by autism can be confusing and full of questions. How can I best communicate feelings when I don’t have the words? Why would someone bully? What on Earth is my ASD child trying to tell me? Never fear, for Dr. Tony Attwood and Craig Evans have teamed up to answer the most pressing and pertinent questions, bringing honesty, humor, and boundless optimism into all situations.
Some topics include:
- Seeking or disclosing your diagnosis (at all ages)
- Anxiety, depression, and meltdowns
- Getting and keeping a job
- Forming and keeping friendships and relationships
- … and so much more!
You are not alone. Dr. Tony has answered over ten thousand questions regarding ASD, and has illuminated the mysteries of life with autism for people across the globe. Join this dynamic duo in their quest to make this imperative information accessible and useful to everyone.
Thriving with autism!
A former communications executive, Craig Evans is a filmmaker fascinated with traditional music, the banjo, and the community of players that celebrate this art form. His documentary series have been saved for posterity by Smithsonian Folkways. Craig continues to be fascinated by people who think differently, especially his stepdaughter with Asperger’s.
Buoyed by his daily gains toward independence and Dr. Attwood’s boundless optimism, Craig films, writes, and shares encouraging news about autism as often as possible.
Dr. Tony Attwood is a practicing clinical psychologist with more than twenty-five years of experience. He has worked with over 2000 individuals of all ages with Asperger’s syndrome. He presents workshops and runs training courses for parents, professionals, and individuals with AS all over the world, and is a prolific author of articles and books on the subject.