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Autism A Holistic Approach

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ISBN-10: 1782500006

ISBN-13: 9781782500001

Edition: 3rd 2013 (Revised)

Authors: Marga Hogenboom, Bob Woodward

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Educating and caring for a child with autism is a severely difficult task, too often associated with frustration and disappointment. As a result, the inner development of these children is at times considered to be beyond the reach of parents and carers.This book challenges that assumption, exploring case studies where therapy based on a holistic approach has resulted in marked improvements in the children's behaviour and social integration. With an extended holistic programme, autistic children discover inner self-awareness and self-recognition, leading to first steps in relationships and social skills.The authors describe in detail their own practical experiences, as well as the findings…    
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Book details

List price: $20.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Floris Books
Publication date: 7/25/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.10" wide x 9.20" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.122
Language: English

Dr Marga Hogenboom lives and works at the Camphill Rudolf Steiner School near Aberdeen and is one of the directors of the Camphill Medical Practice.

Bob Woodward is the author or co-author of seven #1 national bestsellers, including "All the President's Men," "The Brethren," & "The Agenda." He is Assistant Managing Editor of "The Washington Post" & lives in Washington, D.C.

Contributors
Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Background and Medical Research
What is Autism?
Possible Causes
An Anthroposophic Understanding of Autism
Anthroposophy and Child Development
Autism seen Anthroposophically
Interventions and Alleviation
Some More Mainstream Interventions
The Curative Educational Approach
A Curative Educational Case Study: James
Autism and the Senses
Intensive Interaction Case Study: Anna
Art Club Case Study: Ralph, Mark and Oliver
Ways Forward
Source Material from Hans M�ller-Wiedemann
Early Diagnosis and Practical Advice for Parents
The Topsy-Turvy World: An Anthroposophic Understanding of Autism in Early Childhood
The Curative Educational School: Observations and Aims
Curative Educational Therapy: Exercises in the Realm of the Four Body Senses
Appendix
Additional Anthroposophic Background
Further Therapies and Medical Treatments
Useful Organisations
Bibliography
Index