HUFFINGTON POST
05/02/2011 02:28 pm ET | Updated Jul 02, 2011

Coping With Autism Beyond Childhood

By Maia Szalavitz

What happens when children with Asperger's grow up?

Valerie Gaus, a clinical psychologist in private practice on Long Island, has worked with adolescents and adults with autism for more than 15 years. Her new book, Living Well on the Spectrum, offers practical advice on coping with the high-functioning form of autism known as Asperger syndrome; affected people typically show passionate intellectual obsessions, oversensitivity to sensory experiences like bright lights and loud noises, and poor social skills.

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