Handbook Of Us

Author: Matteo Musso
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780998863627
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After almost 12 years of silence, Matteo shares his amazing insights on love, God, finding happiness and the gifts of autism.

Autism Survival Handbook

Author: Created by People with Autism for People without Autism
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 0359116175
Size: 60.31 MB
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In a world where their is so many misconceptions about what Autism is and isn't, a group of individuals with Autism have come together and put together this manual so that people without autism can better understand autism, and better work with people with autism.

Handbook Of Parent Implemented Interventions For Very Young Children With Autism

Author: Michael Siller
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319909940
Size: 38.92 MB
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This handbook offers practical strategies and evidence-based parent-implemented interventions for very young children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). It explores this important subject within the context of rapidly increasing numbers of toddlers who are diagnosed with ASD during the second year of life. The handbook discusses how parents of young children with ASD can effectively be supported, taught, and coached to implement evidence-based parenting strategies and intervention techniques, and describes a broad range of developmentally appropriate programs at the family, community, and service delivery levels. In addition, the handbook examines individual differences in parenting cognitions, emotions, and practices and proposes strategies for supporting the varying capacities of diverse families to meet the needs of young children with ASD. Chapters provide diverse coverage, spanning cultural/socio-economic differences as well as differences in family structure; parenting cognitions, emotions, and practices; parental learning styles; and access to social support. Featured topics include: Supporting families of high-risk infants who have an older sibling with ASD. The use of video feedback strategies in parent-mediated early ASD intervention. The Incredible Years (IY) Parent Program for preschool children with ASD and language delays. Self-help for parents of children with ASD. The Family Implemented TEACCH for Toddlers (FITT) support model. Parent-implemented interventions for underserved families in Taiwan. Family and provider-based interventions in South Asia. The Handbook of Parent-Implemented Interventions for Very Young Children with Autism is a must-have resource for researchers, clinicians/professionals, and graduate students in clinical child, school, and developmental psychology, family studies, behavioral therapy, and social work as well as rehabilitation medicine/therapy, child and adolescent psychiatry, pediatrics, and special education/educational psychology.

The Sage Handbook Of Autism And Education

Author: Rita Jordan
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1526418959
Size: 56.55 MB
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Education is an important aspect of the environmental influences on autism and effective education can have a significant effect on outcome for those on the autism spectrum. This handbook is a definitive resource for reflective practitioners and researchers who wish to know and understand current views of the nature of autism and best practice in educational support. It explores the key concepts, debates and research areas in the field.

Autism Survival Handbook For People Without Autism

Author: Created by Pe For People Without Autism
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 9780359121007
Size: 19.30 MB
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The Autism Survival Handbook (For People without Autism) is a book written by people with autism to explain what autism is, how to successfully interact with autistic individual in many situations, and helps explain why autism isn't a ?disease? in need of cure?but rather a difference in brain wiring. This book is written from the perspective of being autistic, so that those who are neurotypical can better understand what life really is through our eyes. So they can understand what we need, why we need it, and why accepting us for who we are is better for everyone around. Whether you?re a parent of an autistic child, supervisor of someone with autsitc, friend of an autistic, co-worker of an autistic, or any person that isn't autistic?you will find this book has extremely helpful information that will help you better interact with and understand the autistic people around you.

The Oxford Handbook Of Positive Psychology And Disability

Author: Michael L. Wehmeyer
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0195398785
Size: 26.31 MB
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This handbook is the first comprehensive text on positive psychology and disability. Emphasizing paradigmatic changes in understanding disability, the text covers traditional disciplines in positive psychology; and applications of positive psychology to domains like education or work.

Handbook Of Social Work Practice With Vulnerable And Resilient Populations

Author: Alex Gitterman
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231537018
Size: 54.70 MB
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When community and family support systems are weak or unavailable, and when internal resources fail, populations that struggle with chronic, persistent, acute, and/or unexpected problems become vulnerable to physical, cognitive, emotional, and social deterioration. Yet despite numerous risk factors, a large number of vulnerable people do live happy and productive lives. This best-selling handbook examines not only risk and vulnerability factors in disadvantaged populations but also resilience and protective strategies for managing and overcoming adversity. This third edition reflects new demographic data, research findings, and theoretical developments and accounts for changing economic and political realities, including immigration and health care policy reforms. Contributors have expanded their essays to include practice with individuals, families, and groups, and new chapters consider working with military members and their families, victims and survivors of terrorism and torture, bullied children, and young men of color.

International Handbook Of Autism And Pervasive Developmental Disorders

Author: Johnny L. Matson
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781441980656
Size: 10.25 MB
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Since the early 1940s, when first identified as childhood psychosis and autistic psychopathy, autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has continued to burgeon into a major focus of inquiry and interest among researchers, practitioners, and the public alike. With each passing decade, the number of scholarly articles addressing ASD and related disabilities continues to soar. Today, thousands of papers on autism are published annually across various disciplines and journals, making it challenging – if not impossible – to keep pace with, let alone synthesize, all the latest developments. Based on a solid historical foundation of autism theory and research, the International Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders integrates the broad scholarly base of literature with a trenchant analysis of the state of the field in nosology, etiology, assessment, and treatment. Its expert contributors examine recent findings and controversies (e.g., how prevalent autism actually is), along with longstanding topics of interest as well as emerging issues. Coverage includes: A survey of diagnostic criteria and assessment strategies. Genetic, behavioral, biopsychosocial, and cognitive models. Psychiatric disorders in persons with ASD. Theory of mind and facial recognition. Diagnostic instruments for assessing core features and challenging behaviors. Evidence-based psychosocial, pharmacological, and integrative treatments. Interventions specifically for adults with ASD. Training issues for professionals and parents. A review of findings of successful and promising therapies, coupled with guidance on how to distinguish between dubious and effective treatments. The International Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders is an indispensable resource for researchers, professors, graduate students, and allied practitioners in clinical child and school psychology, child and adolescent psychiatry, education, social work, rehabilitation, pediatric medicine, and developmental psychology.

The Handbook Of Autism

Author: Maureen Aarons
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134720750
Size: 24.63 MB
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This updated edition of the Handbook of Autism explores and expands on the practical and jargon free information of the best-selling first edition. The authors dispel many of the myths surrounding this puzzling and complex disorder. They provide practical information that makes sense, covering both medical and educational issues. Revised research and new case-studies, including follow-ups to the case-studies featured in the first edition reflect the developments made over the last eight years both in the understanding and management of autism. A list of contacts and services at the back of the book underlines its practical approach.

Handbook Of Autism And Pervasive Developmental Disorders

Author: Donald J. Cohen
Publisher: Hodder Arnold
ISBN:
Size: 40.43 MB
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A comprehensive review of all information presently available about autism and other pervasive developmental disorders, drawing on findings and clinical experience from a number of related disciplines -- psychiatry, psychology, neurobiology and pediatrics. This book covers descriptive and diagnostic characteristics, biological contributions, intervention techniques and legal and social issues.Includes up-to-date research on motor functioning, social cognition, brain imaging, attentional mechanisms, emotional development, language functions, genetic findings, and new approaches to education and intervention.