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By Matthew Tinsley,Sarah Hendrickx,Temple Grandin

Asperger Syndrome and Alcohol exposes the unexplored challenge of individuals with Autism Spectrum issues (ASDs) utilizing alcohol as a coping mechanism to accommodate way of life. Alcohol can relieve the nervousness of social events and make people with ASDs believe as if they could slot in. eventually, although, reliance on alcohol can lead the person down a course of self-destruction and exacerbate latest problems.

Utilising their specialist and private adventure, the authors offer an summary of ASDs and of alcohol abuse, and discover present wisdom approximately the place the 2 overlap. Tinsley explores his personal own historical past as a person with an ASD who has skilled and crushed alcohol dependancy. He discusses how the impression of his prognosis and his knowing of the situation performed a tremendous half in his restoration, and the way by means of viewing his lifestyles throughout the prism of autism, his confusion has been changed via a better knowing of himself and the realm round him.

This inspiring e-book on an under-researched quarter may be of curiosity to execs operating with individuals with ASDs, in addition to people with ASDs who will be facing alcohol or substance misuse, and their families.

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