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Autism : a holistic approach

Author: Marga Hogenboom; Bob Woodward, (Special education teacher)
Publisher: New York : Floris Books, 2013.
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Educating and caring for an autistic child is a severely difficult task, too often associated with frustration and disappointment. As a result, the inner development of children with autism is at times considered to be beyond the reach of parents and carers. This book challenges that assumption, exploring case studies where therapy based on a holistic approach has resulted in marked improvements in the autistic  Read more...
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Hogenboom, Marga
Autism : A Holistic Approach
New York : Floris Books,c2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marga Hogenboom; Bob Woodward, (Special education teacher)
ISBN: 9781782500261 178250026X
OCLC Number: 855969534
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Description: 1 online resource (374 p.)
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
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Explores case studies where therapy based on a holistic approach has resulted in improvements in the behaviour and social integration of children with autism.  Read more...

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