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An Asperger's Guide to Public Speaking [electronic resource] : How to Excel at Public Speaking for Professionals with Autism Spectrum Disorder

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People with Asperger Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder) often excel at public speaking, but there are key elements that they can find challenging. This book explains how to master public speaking with advice on preparation, delivery, gauging your audience, and surviving post-speech social events - all addressed from a unique Asperger perspective.

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  • ISBN: 9780857009791
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (186 p.)
  • PublisherSSS: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015.

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An Asperger's Guide to Public Speaking: How to Excel at Public Speaking for Professionals with Autism Spectrum Disorder; Introduction; Introduction; Chapter 1. I Don't Need to Speak Publicly Right Now, So Why Worry About It?; I Don't Need to Speak Publicly Right Now, So Why Worry About It?; Chapter 1; Part I. Getting Ready for Public Speaking - Before You Need to Do It; PART 1; Getting Ready for Public Speaking - Before You Need to Do It; Chapter 2. Defining the Asperger Challenges and Strengths; Chapter 2; Defining the Asperger Challenges and Strengths; Chapter 3. Types of Public Speaking
Chapter 3Types of Public Speaking; Chapter 4. Early Coping Strategies; Chapter 4; Early Coping Strategies; Part II. Key Elements for Successful Public Speaking; PART 2; Key Elements for Successful Public Speaking; Chapter 5. Developing Your Public Speaking Persona; Chapter 5; Developing Your Public Speaking Persona; Chapter 6. Acknowledging Others; Chapter 6; Acknowledging Others; Chapter 7. How do Inspirational Speakers Succeed?; Chapter 7; How do Inspirational Speakers Succeed?; Part III. Preparing for a Public Speaking Engagement; PART 3; Preparing for a Public Speaking Engagement
Blank PageChapter 8. Researching Your Audience; Chapter 8; Researching Your Audience; Chapter 9. Researching Your Topic; Chapter 9; Researching Your Topic; Chapter 10. Preparation of Your Material; Chapter 10; Preparation of Your Material; Chapter 11. Personal Preparation; Chapter 11; Personal Preparation; Chapter 12. Practical Issues before You Speak Publicly; Chapter 12; Practical Issues before You Speak Publicly; Part IV. Delivering Your Speech; PART 4; Delivering Your Speech; Chapter 13. Engaging Your Audience; Chapter 13; Engaging Your Audience; _GoBack
Chapter 14. The Importance of Post‑speech Socialising and NetworkingChapter 14; The Importance of Post‑speech Socialising and Networking; Chapter 15. Managing Sensory Overload Issues after Your Speech; Chapter 15; Managing Sensory Overload Issues after Your Speech; Conclusion; Conclusion; Part V. Practical Tools for People on the Autistic Spectrum Preparing for Public Speaking; PART 5; Practical Tools for People on the Autistic Spectrum Preparing for Public Speaking; Toolkit Exercise 1. YOUR INITIAL THOUGHTS; TOOLKIT EXERCISE 1; YOUR INITIAL THOUGHTS
Toolkit Exercise 2. KEY ELEMENTS OF PUBLIC SPEAKINGTOOLKIT EXERCISE 2; KEY ELEMENTS OF PUBLIC SPEAKING; Toolkit Exercise 3. EARLY COPING STRATEGIES; TOOLKIT EXERCISE 3; EARLY COPING STRATEGIES; Toolkit Exercise 4. CHANGING PERCEPTIONS OF PUBLIC SPEAKING; TOOLKIT EXERCISE 4; CHANGING PERCEPTIONS OF PUBLIC SPEAKING; Toolkit Exercise 5. DEVELOPING YOUR PUBLIC SPEAKING PERSONA; TOOLKIT EXERCISE 5; DEVELOPING YOUR PUBLIC SPEAKING PERSONA; Toolkit Exercise 6. DEVELOPING YOUR SPEAKING VOICE; TOOLKIT EXERCISE 6; DEVELOPING YOUR SPEAKING VOICE
Toolkit Exercise 7. KNOWING WHEN TO STOP RESEARCHING YOUR TOPIC
Summary, etc.:
People with Asperger Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder) often excel at public speaking, but there are key elements that they can find challenging. This book explains how to master public speaking with advice on preparation, delivery, gauging your audience, and surviving post-speech social events - all addressed from a unique Asperger perspective.
Subject: Autism in children
Autism spectrum disorders -- Encyclopedias.
Autism spectrum disorders
Autistic Disorder -- Encyclopedias.
Genre: Electronic books.

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