May 2, 2010

Aspergirls by Rudy Simone


Rudy Simone

Grade: C


Amazon Vine just posted my review of this book, which begins...

The symptoms of Asperger's are different in girls than in boys and most of the studies on the Syndrome have focused on boys. Doctors and other mental health care professionals simply don't know what to look for in girls and as a result, the number of undiagnosed girls is unknown but likely quite large. Rudy Simone's book, then, which focuses entirely on girls and women with AS, is like a breath of fresh air. Aspergirls gives girls and woman a way to positively own AS because, after all, it is what it is. But I found a line on the back cover blurb to be misleading: "If you...think you might be on the spectrum, this book will be essential reading."...

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