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Exploring feelings for young children with high-functioning autism or Asperger's disorder : the STAMP treatment manual

Author: Angela Scarpa; Anthony Wells; Tony Attwood
Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2013.
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Young children with autism have particular difficulty in understanding and controlling their emotions, especially where those emotions are negative. This practical manual for professionals provides a set of simple strategies to help children with high-functioning autism or Asperger's syndrome who suffer from mood difficulties to decrease negative feelings and increase positive feelings in daily life. Using a  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Angela Scarpa; Anthony Wells; Tony Attwood
ISBN: 9781849059206 1849059209 9780857006813 0857006819
OCLC Number: 800035503
Description: 137 pages, 18 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Part 1: Introduction; 1 Overview; 2 Background: Wandering in the Social-Emotional Terrain; 3 Treatment Development: March toward Competency; 4 STAMP; 5 Session Overviews; 6 Research Evidence on the Effectiveness of STAMP; Part 2: Using the Manual; 7 How to Use this Manual; 8 General Tips; 9 Suitability for the Group; 10 Assessments; 11 Troubleshooting; 12 Other Practical Issues; 13 List of Recommended Materials; References; Part 3: Sessions and Resources. STAMP Group Session 1: Exploring Positive Feelings (Happiness)STAMP Group Session 2: Exploring Positive Feelings (Relaxation) andAnger/Anxiety-Emotional Toolbox Introduction; STAMP Group Session 3: Exploring Anxiety and Anger, and Physicaland Relaxation Tools; STAMP Group Session 4: Social Tools; STAMP Group Session 5: Thinking Tools; STAMP Group Session 6: Special Interest Tools; STAMP Group Session 7: Appropriate and Inappropriate Tools; STAMP Group Session 8: Review (Group Story and Create a Commercial); STAMP Group Session 9: Group Reward/Celebration! Appendix A: Children's Stories Used in STAMPAppendix B: Parent Assessments; Blank Page; Appendix C: Child Assessments.
Responsibility: Angela Scarpa, Anthony Wells, and Tony Attwood.

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The Stress and Anger Management Program (STAMP) uses a cognitive behavioral approach to encourage children who suffer from mood difficulties to explore and control their emotions. This practical  Read more...
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Teaching young children with Autism Spectrum Disorders how to cope with stress and manage anger is a critical ingredient to helping them lead happy and healthy lives. Through research supported Read more...

 
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