Understanding and Working with the Spectrum of Autism: An Insider's View

JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERSISBN: 9781853029714

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Wendy Lawson
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Foreword by Margot Prior. 1. Introduction. PART ONE: THE SPECTRUM OF AUTISM: GENERAL CONCEPTS. 2. Keys to understanding the spectrum of autism. 3. Differences in 'a label'. 4. Factors that influence autistic expression. 5. Obessive, compulsive and self-injurious behaviour. PART TWO: THE SPECTRUM OF AUTISM AND STRESS-RELATED ISSUES. 6. Overview of ASD cognition and family stress: What does this mean in practice? 7. Anxiety. 8. What might it mean to acknowledge difference? PART THREE: IDEAS FOR ACTION. 9. Practical implications and interventions. 10. Social understanding. 11. Social stories. 12. Questions I have been asked. 13. Commonly asked questions about autism. 14. Exercises. Glossary. Appendices. References. Index.

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