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All Cats Have Asperger’s Syndrome
This is a fun and entertaining book which takes a playful, yet meaningful look at Asperger’s Syndrome (AS). All Cats Have Asperger’s Syndrome draws it’s inspiration from the feline world in a way that will strike a chord with all people who are familiar with AS.
It is sprinkled throughout with delightful color photo of cats – bringing to life familiar characteristics such as sensitive hearing, scampering at the first sign of being stroked and even particular eating habits.
This is a touching, humorous and very insightful cat book. It evokes the difficulties and joys of raising a child who is different and then leaves the reader with a sense of the dignity, individuality and potential of people with AS.
All Cats Have Asperger’s Syndrome – by Kathy Hoopman is an ideal, gentle introduction to the world of AS.
Many of the people who have read this book and have children with Asperger’s syndrome say that it helps them to explain the condition to others. It is always difficult for other people to understand just why a child is different, and they often seems to be disobedient to others and inappropriate conduct.
Having this book on hand makes it much easier for them to to explain. It is a fast read and very easy to understand.
Reviews of All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome
Review by Tony Attwood, author of Asperger’s Syndrome and The Complete Guide to Asperger’s Syndrome:
All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome takes a playful look at Asperger Syndrome (AS), drawing inspiration from the feline world in a way that will strike a chord with all those who are familiar with AS.
Delightful colour photographs of cats bring to life familiar characteristics such as sensitive hearing, scampering at the first sign of being stroked, and particular eating habits.
Touching, humorous and insightful, this book evokes the difficulties and joys of raising a child who is different and leaves the reader with a sense of the dignity, individuality, and potential of people with AS.
This engaging book is an ideal, gentle introduction to the world of AS.
`There is a great deal of truth in humour. If you have only just begun to discover why someone with Asperger’s syndrome is different, this book will inform and entertain you. The descriptions provide an accurate balance between the qualities and difficulties associated with Asperger’s syndrome, while the photographs will make the journey of discovery enjoyable and remarkable.’
Lovable book says Rachel Clarkon:
This is a lovely book overall, filled with delightful photographs of kittens and cats paired with text that draws parallels between typical cat behaviors and those of a human being with Aspergers. The only thing I didn’t like about it is that it perpetuates the myth that people with Aspergers don’t like to be held or give/receive hugs. I myself have Aspergers, and hugs from my closest loved ones are actually one of my most favorite things.
Earl W. Slusher reviews this book and writes:
I am a parent with two children who have AS. We found this book at B & N and my son loved it. It described him, his behaviors and it could have just as easily been him in the pictures instead of the cats.
I found it to be a very good way to describe some of his behaviors and the feelings he and his sister have. I will be buying it from Amazon (much better price) and plan on sending it to school with him. The one or two people at his school who understand AS will get a kick out of it.
Since it is a cute and fun book, maybe some of his teachers will look at it and perhaps start to have an understanding of him and his behaviors. It’s a quick, easy and fun read (picture book) which hits the AS behaviors dead on.
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