Autism and the Seeds of Change: Achieving Full Participation in Life through the Davis Autism Approach

Autism and the Seeds of Change: Achieving Full Participation in Life through the Davis Autism Approach


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An in-depth look at a revolutionary approach to empower individuals with autism, and provide the understanding and tools needed to achieve their full potential. The Davis Autism Approach is uniquely geared to the autistic perspective, and enables each person to make sense of their world and the motivations and behaviors of others around them.

This book explores the history of development of the Davis method, explores its connections to emerging scientific research, and takes the reader on a guided journey through the three phases of the program: Individuation, Identity Development, and Social Integration.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781479373345
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 10/24/2012
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Abigail Marshall and Ronald Dell Davis are the authors of several books focused on dyslexia and learning. Ron Davis wrote "The Gift of Dyslexia" and "The Gift of Learning." Abigail is the author of "The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with Dyslexia" and "When Your Child Has Dyslexia."

Abigail Marshall is a graduate of the University of California, and holds degrees in Applied Behavioral Sciences and Law. In addition to writing, she manages several educational and health web sites.

Ron Davis was severely autistic as a child. He began to emerge from his void of isolation as a teenager. As an adult, he has been employed as an engineer, a businessman, and educator. He is married, and is father and grandfather. The program described in this book largely replicates the steps Ron took in learning to function within society.

Abigail met Ron in 1994 when she was seeking help for her own son's dyslexia. She was astounded by her son's rapid success using the Davis techniques, and became fascinated with studying research developments in neuroscience in an effort to better understand the science that would validate the Davis theories.

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