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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Autism : A Holistic Approach.
New York : Floris Books, ©2013
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Marga Hogenboom; Bob Woodward, (Special education teacher)
|Description:||1 online resource (374 pages)|
|Contents:||Cover; Title Page; Dedication; Contents; Contributors; Foreword: Helping Autism with Knowledge of Human Nature; Preface; Acknowledgments; I.: BACKGROUND AND MEDICAL RESEARCH; 1. What is Autism?; 2. Possible Causes; II.: AN ANTHROPOSOPHIC UNDERSTANDING OF AUTISM; 3. Anthroposophy and Child Development; 4. Autism seen Anthroposophically; III.: INTERVENTIONS AND ALLEVIATION; 5. Some More Mainstream Interventions; 6. The Curative Educational Approach; 7. A Curative Education Case Study: James; 8. Autism and the Senses; 9. Intensive Interaction Case Study: Anna. 10. Art Club Case Study: Ralph, Mark and Oliver11. Ways Forward; IV.: SOURCE MATERIAL FROM HANS MÜLLER-WIEDEMANN; 12. Early Diagnosis and Practical Advice for Parents; 13. The Topsy-Turvy World: An Anthroposophic Understanding of Autism in Early Childhood; 14. The Curative Educational School: Observations and Aims; 15. Curative Educational Therapy: Exercises in the Realm of the Four Body Senses; APPENDIX; 1. Additional Anthroposophic Background; 2. Further Therapies and Medical Treatments; Useful Organisations; Bibliography; Copyright.|
|Responsibility:||Marga Hogenboom and Bob Woodward.|
'This is a very encouraging book for those dealing with autism, and though written for parents, caretakers and educators of the autistic child, there is much in it of importance for how we approach