Coping with ‘Meltdowns’ By Professor Tony Attwood, Clinical Psychologist

Those who have an ASD are prone to have a catastrophic reaction or meltdown when overly stressed, anxious or frustrated. The meltdown may be externalised, with an intense despair that manifests as an expression of anger, perhaps with destruction of property or aggression towards a person. The meltdown can also be internalised, with intense self-blame and hatred and even suicidal…

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Sexuality Education for Teenagers with Asperger’s Syndrome by Tony Attwood

Typical teenagers are usually very enthusiastic about lessons at school on sexuality, due to their own and their peers, developing sexual awareness. Any perceived deficits in formal sexuality education are obtained by private peer group discussion. However, from my clinical experience and recent research studies, this may not be case for those teenage boys and girls with Asperger’s syndrome. They…

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The CAT-kit — Tony Attwood, Kirsten Callesen and Annette Moller Nielsen

Dr. Tony Attwood has teamed up with Dr. Kirsten Callesen and Annette Moller Nielsen of Denmark to create a powerful yet user-friendly tool that gets straight to the core of the thoughts and emotions behind behavior. The CAT-kit offers an easy, hands-on way for young people to communicate with adults, and each other. Years in the making, The Cognitive Affective Training (CAT)…

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ASK DR. TONY — Tony Attwood and Craig Evans

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…

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The Complete Guide to Asperger’s Syndrome — Tony Attwood

The Complete Guide to Asperger’s Syndrome is the definitive handbook for anyone affected by Asperger’s syndrome. It brings together a wealth of information on all aspects the syndrome for children through to adults. Chapters examine: - causes and indications of the syndrome - the diagnosis and its effect on the individual - theory of mind - the perception of emotions in…

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Asperger’s Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals — Tony Attwood

Covering the available literature in full, this guide brings together the most relevant and useful information on Asperger's Syndrome, incorporating case studies from the author's own practical experience as a Clinical Psychologist, with examples of, and numerous quotations from people with Asperger's Syndrome. Tony Attwood's guide will assist parents and professionals with the identification, treatment and care of both children…

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Been There. Done That. Try This! edited by Tony Attwood, Craig R. Evans and Anita Lesko

If you only buy one book to improve your life this year, make it this one. The world’s Aspie mentors pass on their insights for successful living! Launching a mentorship movement within the autism community to help each other find success, this is an inspirational guide to life by Aspies for Aspies. Temple Grandin, Liane Holliday Willey, Anita Lesko, Stephen…

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The Autism Spectrum, Sexuality and the Law — Tony Attwood, Isabelle Hénault and Nick Dubin

What every parent and professional needs to know. This ground-breaking book explores the problems that can arise surrounding the autism spectrum (ASD), sexuality and the law. Covering everything from how the ASD profile can affect sexual development to information about current laws, it is essential reading for parents of children with ASD, and mental health and legal professionals. Based on…

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