How to Understand Autism--the Easy Way

How to Understand Autism--the Easy Way

eBook - 2005
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Jessica Kingsley Pub
Durig provides ideas and examples that enable the reader to understand and recognize autism, and prepare for interaction with autistic people. He explains how autistic perception 'works' and how it yields autistic behaviours, to enable readers to see the world through the eyes of an autistic person, and thus change the way they perceive autism.
In this clear and accessible introduction to autism, Alex Durig provides a host of ideas and examples that enable the reader to understand the phenomenon of autism, recognize different kinds of autistic perception and behaviour, and prepare for interaction with autistic people. To help `normal' people understand and lose their fear of autism, Durig discusses the notions of `slight' autism, being or becoming `autism-friendly', and the mental well-being of autistic people. The author explains how autistic perception `works' and how it yields autistic behaviours', to enable readers to see the world through the eyes of an autistic person, and thus change the way they perceive autism.

Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley, 2005
ISBN: 9781846421167
1846421160
1843107910
Characteristics: 1 online resource (135 pages) : illustrations
Alternative Title: How to understand autism

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