Providing Practical Support for People with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Providing Practical Support for People with Autism Spectrum Disorder


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781843105770
Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date: 04/15/2008
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Denise Edwards is a qualified counsellor and teacher of students with special educational needs, both in mainstream and special schools. She is currently a tutor for degree students with disabilities and she has an adopted son, now 25 years old, who has Asperger's syndrome.

Table of Contents

Foreword. Introduction. Part One: The Need for Support. Chapter 1. Philosophy and Principles. Chapter 2. Understanding the Nature of Autistic Spectrum Disorder. Part Two: The Nuts and Bolts of Support. Chapter 3. Key Areas for Support. Chapter 4. Organization. Chapter 5. Interpretation. Chapter 6. Communication. Chapter 7. Social Interaction. Chapter 8. Health Matters. Part Three: Implementation and Management of Support. Chapter 9. Managing Support. Chapter 10. Care Plan. Chapter 11. Ethics. Chapter 12. Family Support. Part Four: Support Within Society. Chapter 13. Networks. Chapter 14. Disclosure. Chapter 15. Education. Chapter 16. Employment. Chapter 17. The Criminal Justice System. Chapter 18. Accessing Services and Benefits. Part Five: The Future. Chapter 19. A Vision for Effective Support. Chapter 20. Conclusion. Appendices. Further Reading. Useful Organizations. Index.

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