Norm and his wife Marsha were professional partners as safety educators, and then business partners in weekly newspaper publishing for fifteen years. With this book, they have renewed their professional partnership, after a hiatus during which they dedicated themselves to full-time parenting. They have two daughters, Stephanie and Allison, and three sons, David, Alfred, and Nicholas.
Certainly explains the "unusual" traits of some very famous people.
There are drawbacks to this approach, but if you find yourself curious then you will probably find this easy read both enjoyable and interesting.
So families with children with Asperger's Syndrome and those with Asperger's Syndrome can find much hope and information in these two books.
Love the book. I like books were I can learn things. There is a lot of things I Learned from the book.Published 11 months ago by Shelby Lindsey
I heard Temple Grandin talk about this book on an HBO documentary about autism. She recommended it as a way to better understand how individuals with Asperger's Syndrome see the... Read morePublished on May 27, 2011 by JustJoan
This was not a bad book and I did enjoy reading most parts of it however I wish the words "Self Esteem" were omitted from the title because it implied this book would include... Read morePublished on March 22, 2011 by Lori Goodman
I would recommend this this book to anyone interested in investigating Asperger's disorder. I was particularly interested in finding the famous role models the book offers for... Read morePublished on August 24, 2010 by Myles Bassford
This is a great book for an older child (12 and over). It gives great insight on famous role models with Asperger's. Read morePublished on September 10, 2009 by Kelley G. Lovejoy Grassi
Mr. Ledgin uses the criteria for Asperger's from the DSM-IV to theorize that famous men and women from the past may have had Asperger's Syndrome. Read morePublished on August 5, 2007 by Janet A. Zuhosky
"The discontented child cries for toasted snow" goes the old arab proverb. How we yearn for things we cannot have. Read morePublished on June 2, 2004