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Managing Family Meltdown The Low Arousal Approach and Autism

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ISBN-10: 1849050090

ISBN-13: 9781849050098

Edition: 2010

Authors: Linda Woodcock, Andrea Page, Andrew Mcdonnell

List price: $19.95
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Children and Adults on the autism spectrum may often behave in ways that cause difficulties for themselves and those who care for them. This book offers effective, long-term strategies to help resolve common challenging behaviours such as physical aggression and self-injury. Managing Family Meltdown provides possible explanations for these behaviours, and offers a wealth of practical tips on how families can tackle different kinds of challenging behaviour. The authors explore the difference between managing and changing behaviour; how our own behaviour can influence the situation; and the principles of Low Arousal and its application in a family situation. Tried-and-tested ideas for…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publication date: 12/15/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Introduction: Setting the Scene
Understanding Autism
Understanding Challenging or Distressed Behaviour
The Low Arousal Approach
Using Video
Relationships: Keeping It Together!
Medical Issues
Other Common Problems
Looking After Your Health
Further Reading