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Tom Whitman proposes a new developmental theory of autism that focuses on the diversity of characteristics associated with this disorder, and how these develop over time. This theory is reconciled and integrated with contemporary theories of autism, including the social, cognitive, linguistic, sensorimotor and biological perspectives. The broader societal context in which autism emerges is also explored along with its impact on the family. Whitman draws from extensive clinical experience to examine common education and biomedical interventions and presents recommendations both for practical approaches to the everyday challenges of autism, and for future research. This comprehensive book is essential reading for parents, students, therapists, researchers and policymakers eager to improve or update their understanding of autism.

GÉNERO
Salud, mente y cuerpo
PUBLICADO
2004
15 enero
IDIOMA
EN
Inglés
EXTENSIÓN
256
Páginas
EDITORIAL
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
TAMAÑO
2.1
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