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Asperger's Syndrome and Mindfulness: Taking Refuge in the Buddha 1st Edition
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The book gives a short overview of the basic Buddhist teachings to outline the context of the five hindrances: sense desire, ill-will, sloth and torpor, restlessness and remorse, and doubt. These are mental states anyone meets when facing difficulties, and difficulties abound for persons with AS. Each chapter describes a hindrance or an aspect of it on the basis of the author's personal experience and concludes with advice for the person with AS as well as the people around him. Although the advice may fit a Buddhist context, most of it is not specifically Buddhist and may also be found in non-Buddhist books. As well most of the advice is not specifically AS related but about overcoming obstacles in general.
To me the main advantage of this book is that it opens the eyes for the suffering of people with AS as well as for the benefit they can have from Buddhist exercises. Another advantage is that people with AS can get specific advice on how to cope with the hindrances they experience in their lives, which surpasses quick fixes and helps for the rest of their lives. A disadvantage for me as a non-native English speaker is a lack of editing by the publisher. E.g. there are some very long sentences that need cutting in parts or punctuation marks added.