by Eva A Mendes
Proven counseling strategies that will help improve the relationships of
married, long-term or co-habiting couples with Asperger's Syndrome
(Autism Spectrum Disorder).
ASD relationship expert Eva A. Mendes provides
advice straight from the couples' counselling room that can be applied
in day-to-day living and help with the challenges that can arise in
relationships where one or both partners are on the autism spectrum.
This includes issues surrounding diagnosis, mental health, sexual
compatibility, sensory needs, executive functioning, theory of mind,
communication, and co-parenting. She offers unique practical ideas for
positive change such as creating a relationship schedule, making
expression of appreciation and gratitude a part of every day, and
finding mutually satisfying activities and special interests to engage
in with your partner. The strategies in this book will be useful to
couples themselves and any couples' counselors or therapists working