Autism is a life-long, often devastating disorder, that profoundly affects almost every aspect of an individual's functioning. Impairments in communication limit the ability to understand what is happening or why, and make it almost impossible to effectively control events, or people or the enviroment. Autism: Preparing for Adulthood focuses on ...
Autism is a life-long, often devastating disorder, that profoundly affects almost every aspect of an individual's functioning. Impairments in communication limit the ability to understand what is happening or why, and make it almost impossible to effectively control events, or people or the enviroment. Autism: Preparing for Adulthood focuses on adults with autism and their families. By using information from research studies and treatment programmes, it provides a practical resource for parents, carers and autistic people themselves. Autism: Preparing for Adulthood discusses the problems and the solutions related to educational and occupational attainments, ways of coping with psychiatric and other difficulties, and how to foster independence in later life. The focus is not on 'cures' or 'miracles' but on the improvement in the quality of life for all concerned. It is essential reading for professionals in training and practice in special needs, speech and language therapy, social workers, social services personnel, psychiatrists, psychologists, paediatricians, young adults with autism, their families and carers.
Fine. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. "AUTISM reviews what is known about adults with autism in terms of their social functioning and their educational and occupational status. Focusing mainly on the problems experienced by people with autism-and those working with and caring for them-the book offers practical ways of dealing with such difficulties....AUTISM aims to inform professionals and carers of what can be achieved by people with autism in adult life and how to cope with their difficulties, and to help those living with autism to achieve greater fulfilment of their potential. " This book has 294 pages. The book is a FINE copy of the SCARCE first edition of this title.
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