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Autism : educational and therapeutic approaches

Author: Efrosini Kalyva
Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : English language edView all editions and formats
There are a number of different approaches and therapies available for children, young people and adults on the autistic spectrum. This work offers concise and clear explanations of a variety of proposed interventions and their effectiveness, and helps the reader to decide on the most appropriate treatment for each individual. The author provides information about recent scientific evidence and the latest research,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Efrosini Kalyva
ISBN: 9780857024893 0857024892 0857024884 9780857024886
OCLC Number: 733760694
Notes: "Greek edition first published 2005"--Title page verso.
Description: xii, 185 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Cognitive-behavioural approaches. Applied behaviour analysis ; TEACCH programme ; Cognitive-behavioural therapy ; Denver Health Sciences Programme ; DIR/floortime method ; LEAP: learning experiences: an alternative programme for preschoolers and parents ; Miller method --
Approaches for developing social interaction. Social stories ; Circle of friends --
Approaches for developing alternative communication. PECS ; Sign language --
Approaches based on play. Non-directive play ; Pivotal response training ; Integrated play groups --
Sensorimotor approaches. Music therapy ; Sensory integration ; Auditory integration ; Visual therapies ; Facilitated communication ; Higashi school or Daily Life therapy --
Biochemical approaches. Pharmacotherapy ; Secretin ; Other biochemical therapies --
Other approaches. Psychoanalytic psychotherapy ; Holding therapy ; Son-Rise programme or Options.
Responsibility: Efrosini Kalyva.


Critical view of various different approaches, accessible to practitioners and parents  Read more...
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'Author Efrosini Kalyva...writes about recent scientific research and allows the reader to consider the pros and cons of each approach so they can decide which ones to use' -Autism Eye 'This book is Read more...

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