ERIC Number: EJ624762
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
A First-Person Account of the Quandaries of a Professional.
Levy, Stine M.
Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, v16 n1 p33-35 Spr 2001
This article discusses the consequences of labeling individuals with high functioning autism and Asperger syndrome. It describes three ways people respond to a diagnosis: with energy and improved confidence, with a retreat into the disability and withdrawal from relationships, and with resentment for being singled out. (Contains three references.) (CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Series, Part 2 Professional Voices.