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All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome (edition 2006)

by Kathy Hoopmann

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Title:All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome
Authors:Kathy Hoopmann
Info:Jessica Kingsley Pub (2006), Edition: 1, Hardcover, 72 pages
Collections:Your library
Rating:****
Tags:psychology, comedy, animals, cats, fiction, nonfiction, children's fiction, picture book

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All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome by Kathy Hoopmann

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I did not expect to really like this book, but I did. I didn't like the concept of taking a disability and comparing it to felines, but in reading this book, I see how it is used to make some sense for something that could potentially be very confusing for some. This book finds connections between general things tat cats do that can be used as an example of some traits of a person with Asperger's Syndrome. The pictures in this book are perfectly placed and are really inviting. The cats are pretty and create a really down to earth example for behavioral inappropriateness. The big picture of this book is to provide a brief explanation of how Asperger's Syndrome comes across, but in comparing it to cats, it makes a little more sense. It is not meant to be a complicated, in-depth explanation, but rather a beginner's guide. ( )
  ajfurman | Dec 3, 2014 |
Was an entertaining and empathetic way to explain Asperger's to my son's 2nd grade class. ( )
  limamikealpha | Jun 5, 2014 |
This book 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.
  ThePinesLibrary | Mar 31, 2014 |
Sweet book for Asperger Syndrome families. ( )
  newnoz | Mar 3, 2014 |
This is a jewel of a book. Not only are the photos all absolutely enchanting, but the text provides a good basic education on autism/Asperger's Syndrome. Although the book is marketed for children -- and it's just fine for that age group -- adults who need to know about the syndrome would definitely benefit from it too. Recommended for all ages and people. ( )
  meggyweg | Dec 5, 2013 |
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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.
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Pictures of cats in usual and unusual positions help illustrate how the behaviors of people with Asperger's syndrome are similar to those of cats.

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