Aspertools

Author: MD with Pati Fizzano and Rebecca Reitman

Subject: book; books; aspertools; practical; guide; understanding; embracing; asperger; autism; spectrum; disorders; neurodiversity; harold; reitman; pati fizzano; rebecca reitman; brain; brains; snowflakes

Publisher: Health Communications, Inc. (2015-03-10)

9780757318542

Aspertools ebook cover
If you ask Dr. Harold Reitman, labels are a lousy way to describe a unique human being, whether it's Asperger's, high functioning autism, ADHD, dyslexia, Tourette's or even the so-called neurotypical brain itself. One size does not fit all. Everyone's brain is different.

Helping others 'get it' when it comes to dealing with those with so-called learning disabilities is why Reitman has written this book. It's also why he wrote and produced The Square Root of 2, a movie about a college student who encounters—and fights—her school's unjust system. The film was inspired by the real events faced by his daughter and contributing author, Rebecca, when she went to college; her seizure disorder and—at the time—undiagnosed Asperger syndrome posed unique challenges not faced by most students.    

After reviewing the scientific community's research, conducted over the last nearly 40 years, Dr. Reitman believes that it's time to not just accept...