Autism and the Edges of the Known World

Autism and the Edges of the Known World

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ISBN-13: 9781849050425
Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date: 05/15/2010
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Olga Bogdashina, MA Education (Autism), PhD (Linguistics) has worked extensively in the field of autism as teacher, lecturer and researcher, with a particular interest in sensory-perceptual and communication problems in autism. Since 1994, she has been the director of the first Day Centre for autistic children in Ukraine and the President of the Autism Society, Ukraine. Olga teaches and lectures around the world. She is currently a Visiting Lecturer at Birmingham University and Consultant Psychologist for Services for Adults with Autism,UK. She has anadultson with autism.

Table of Contents

Foreword 9

Introduction 13

1 Sensory Realities 17

2 Filtering Model 29

3 Side-Notes: A Few Questions to Ask 45

4 Gestalt Perception 53

5 Sensory Perceptual Development 67

6 Hidden Agenda of Language 93

7 Non-Verbal Communication 133

8 Sensory Hypersensitivities 165

9 Side-Notes: Before We Go Further 173

10 Extrasensory Realities in Autism (With Possible Explanations) 187

Afterword 197

References 200

Subject Index 219

Author Index 222

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Great book!