Autism: Educational and Therapeutic Approaches by Efrosini Kalyva

By Efrosini Kalyva

There are many varied ways and treatments to be had for kids, adolescents and adults at the autistic spectrum, and the quantity of data on hand on every one may be daunting for execs and fogeys alike. Autism, academic and Theoretical ways deals concise and transparent motives of quite a few proposed interventions and their effectiveness, and is helping the reader to choose the main applicable remedy for every person.

Efrosini Kalyva presents obtainable information regarding fresh medical facts and the most recent study, and lets you contemplate the professionals and cons of every strategy. She makes a speciality of the next parts together with cognitive-behavioral methods, constructing social interplay, substitute conversation ideas, constructing play, sensory-motor techniques, psychotherapeutic ways and biochemical approaches.

This much-needed advisor for practitioners and pupil academics also will entice mom and dad, and to an individual searching for a comparative exam of the diversity of remedies on provide.

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Downplay of proof, when something is not confirmed about himself (for example, my teacher was wrong. I did not manage to answer the maths problem after all). Children and adults with high-functioning ASD are susceptible to the development of secondary emotional disorders. This is linked to the level of awareness about the difficulties that they face in their social inclusion, as well as the identification and management of their emotions. Cognitive-behavioural therapy can change the way that an individual with high-functioning ASD thinks and reacts to emotions, such as anger, sadness or stress.

Individuals with ASD may have impaired abstract thought, which could be supported by visual cues, such as drawings or written information. You should, however, avoid rhetoric, abstract or open-ended questions, which must be taught explicitly in relevant sessions and through incidental teaching. 3. The increase of unusual or challenging behaviours could lead to an increase in the child’s anxiety levels that are created by a sense of loss of control. The anxiety is decreased when the student is kept away from stressful events or situations.

They employ techniques such as the selection and use of the child’s favourite activities. , 1995). , 1995). The participation of the family in the therapeutic process is instrumental. For example, parents are often used as co-therapists and play an important role in the education of their children. In some programmes the training takes place at home, at school, or at both settings. Both approaches that seem to be effective in addressing the symptoms of ASD have advantages and disadvantages, as well as points of convergence and divergence.

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