Autism Products

  • Shining a Light on the Autism Spectrum

    Experiences and Aspirations of Adults

    By Debra Costley, Susanna Baldwin, Susan Bruck, Kaaren Haas, Kerry Ritzrow

    Produced in conjunction with Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect), Australia’s largest provider of services with people on the autism spectrum, this new text explores the experiences, needs and aspirations of adults on the spectrum. The volume utilises the structure of a recent survey (the only one…

    Paperback – 2016-09-13 
    Routledge

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders

    Identification, Education, and Treatment, 4th Edition

    Edited by Dianne Zager, David F. Cihak, Angi Stone-MacDonald

    The fourth edition of Autism Spectrum Disorders: Identification, Education, and Treatment continues the mission of its predecessors: to present a comprehensive, readable, and up-to-date overview of the field of autism; one that links research, theory, and practice in ways that are accessible to…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26 
    Routledge

  • Dramatherapy and Autism

    By Deborah Haythorne, Anna Seymour

    Using extensive examples from practice with a range of client groups, Dramatherapy and Autism confronts the assumption that people with autism are not able to function within the metaphorical realms of the imagination and creativity. It demonstrates that not only are people who function along the…

    Paperback – 2016-08-11 
    Routledge
    Dramatherapy

  • Educating Special Students

    An introduction to provision for learners with disabilities and disorders, 3rd Edition

    By Michael Farrell

    Educating Special Students is the definitive guide to evidence based practice and professionally informed approaches to provision for special students. Now in its third edition, the book sets out ideas of best practice relating to different disabilities and disorders, helpfully discussing what…

    Paperback – 2016-07-21
    Routledge

  • Designing for Autism Spectrum Disorders

    By Kristi Gaines, Angela Bourne, Michelle Pearson, Mesha Kleibrink

    Designing for Autism Spectrum Disorders explains the influence of the natural and man-made environment on individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and other forms of intellectual/developmental disabilities (IDD). Drawing on the latest research in the fields of environmental psychology and…

    Hardback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge

  • Exploring Giftedness and Autism

    A study of a differentiated educational program for autistic savants

    By Trevor Clark

    Savant and splinter skills are seen in memory, art, music or spatial skill amongst others. They can appear remarkable, but tend to be seen as 'obsessive' behaviors. Exploring Giftedness and Autism is based on a unique study which introduces and explores a differentiated curriculum and presents a…

    Paperback – 2016-05-27
    Routledge

  • The Science of Learning

    2nd Edition

    By Joseph J. Pear

    For over a century and a quarter, the science of learning has expanded at an increasing rate and has achieved the status of a mature science. It has developed powerful methodologies and applications. The rise of this science has been so swift that other learning texts often overlook the fact that,…

    Paperback – 2016-03-11
    Psychology Press

  • Observation, Assessment and Planning in Inclusive Autism Education

    Supporting learning and development

    By Carmel Conn

    This practical resource takes a holistic view of the learning and development of children with autism, taking into account the nature of their social-emotional learning and the transactional nature of difficulty. Using an interdisciplinary approach, this accessible and practical text invites…

    Paperback – 2016-02-19
    Routledge

  • Play and Friendship in Inclusive Autism Education

    Supporting learning and development

    By Carmel Conn

     Taking an innovative approach to autism and play, this practical text focuses on the particular form play and friendship takes for children with autism and their peers. Autistic children have clear preferences for play, with sensory-perceptual experience remaining a strong feature as they…

    Paperback – 2016-02-19
    Routledge

  • Autism in a Decentered World

    By Alice Wexler

    Autistic people are empirically and scientifically generalized as living in a fragmented, alternate reality, without a coherent continuous self. In Part I, this book presents recent neuropsychological research and its implications for existing theories of autism, selfhood, and identity, challenging…

    Hardback – 2016-02-11
    Psychology Press
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Strategies to Support Children with Autism and Other Complex Needs

    Resources for teachers, support staff and parents

    By Christine Macintyre

    Working with young children on the autistic spectrum and supporting them as they learn can be fascinating, challenging, often overwhelmingly difficult, but more than anything else, hugely rewarding. Strategies to Support Children with Autism and other Complex Needs bridges the gap between…

    Paperback – 2015-10-29
    Routledge

  • The Nine Degrees of Autism

    A Developmental Model for the Alignment and Reconciliation of Hidden Neurological Conditions

    Edited by Philip Wylie, Wenn Lawson, Luke Beardon

    The Nine Degrees of Autism presents a much-needed positive tool for understanding the developmental process of autism, and to facilitate the improved mental health and well-being of individuals on the spectrum. The ground-breaking model charts nine distinct stages of development - from…

    Paperback – 2015-10-13
    Routledge

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