Sue Larkey - Australia

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Life Behind Glass $35.00
Click Here for Product Details! | by Dr Wendy Lawson | Wendy Lawson has an autism spectrum disorder. Considered to be intellectually disabled and ‘almost incapable of doing as she was told’ at school, she was misdiagnosed as schizophrenic – a label that stuck for more than 25 years. Her sense of self was then non-existent, but now Wendy is a mother of four with six tertiary qualifications; she is a registered psychologist and adult educator, and operates her own business. She is also a poet and a writer, sharing her understanding of autism with others to help ‘build a bridge...from my world to theirs’.
Understanding and Working with Autism DVD $50.00
Click Here for Product Details! | Dr Wendy Lawson: 70 minutes | Wendy Lawson is an adult with an autism spectrum disorder. Wendy prefers the word ‘diffability’ to disorder or disability and her research seeks to explore what this means in the world of neuro-diversity. In this one hour live recording Wendy reflects on herself as a child, at school, teenage and beyond. Her experience gives us valuable insights into people with an ASD, and how they interact differently.

Dr Wendy Lawson is an adult with high functioning autism. As a child she was considered to be intellectually disabled, and ‘almost incapable of doing as she was told’. Today, as a mother of four, a qualified counsellor, social worker and psychologist with a PhD, Wendy is well-known and respected for her writing and seminars based on her research and her own personal experiences as a person with autism. Wendy has written 9 books varying from her autobiography to an everyday text on autism. Her strong personality and sense of humour make her seminars hugely popular throughout the world.

 

 
Understanding and Working with the Spectrum of Autism $35.00
Click Here for Product Details! | by Dr Wendy Lawson | Wendy writes in the light of her personal experience of an autism spectrum disorder as well as that of the available literature to create a book that is readable and wide-ranging, furthering understanding of the links and differences between neurotypical individuals and those with ASD – an essential introduction to ASD for social workers, nurses, health professionals and those working in related fields.
The Passionate Mind: How People with Autism Learn $50.00
Click Here for Product Details! | by Dr Wendy Lawson | Wendy examines traditional theories about the autism spectrum (AS) and reveals their gaps and shortcomings. Showing that a completely different way of thinking about AS is needed. She sets forward the theory of Single Attention and Associated Cognition in Autism (SAACA), an approach that explains autism in terms of the unique learning style of AS individuals.
Concepts of Normality $35.00
Click Here for Product Details! | by Wendy Lawson | For those with autism, understanding ’normal’ can be a difficult task. For those without autism, the perception of ’normal’ can lead to unrealistic expectations of self and others. This book explores how individuals and society understand ’normal’, in order to help demystify and make accessible a full range of human experience. Wendy Lawson outlines the theory behind the current thinking and beliefs of Western society that have led to the building of a culture that fails to be inclusive. She describes what a wider concept of ’normal’ means and how to access it, whether it’s in social interaction, friendships, feelings, thoughts and desires or various other aspects of ’normality’. Practical advice is offered on a range of situations, including how to find your role within the family, how to integrate ’difference’ into everyday society, and how to converse and connect with others.