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Behavioural Concerns and Autistic Spectrum Disorders

Behavioural Concerns and Autistic Spectrum Disorders

Explanations and Strategies for Change

John Clements and Ewa Zarkowska

Quick Overview

This book is a practical account of how people who attract autism labels can come to behave in ways that give rise to serious concerns in other people and, sometimes, themselves. The authors identify the range of needs that may be expressed through behaviours that cause concern and provide strategies for addressing both needs and behaviours.
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Paperback / softback
2000, 9.21in x 6.30in / 234mm x 160mm, 272pp
ISBN: 978-1-85302-742-0
AU$37.99

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Behavioural Concerns and Autistic Spectrum Disorders: Explanations and Strategies for Change is a practical and comprehensive account of how people who attract autism labels can come to behave in ways that give rise to serious concerns in other people and, sometimes, themselves. The authors identify the range of needs that may be expressed through behaviours that cause concern and provide strategies for addressing both needs and behaviours. These strategies are based on extensive research and on the authors' own clinical experience.

Each aspect of need is analysed in detail. General principles for dealing with these needs are presented, and in each case a 'tips and hints' section offers more specific help on possible solutions. Included in the appendices are advice on identifying the factors behind a behaviour that causes concern and guidance on how to ensure that support services are delivering what they should. This is a book that will be essential reading for all those working or living with autistic people.

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'Behavioral Concerns and Autistic Spectrums Disorders: Explanations and Stratagies for Change is a practical and comprehensive account of how people who attract autism labels can come to behave in ways that give rise to serious concerns in other people and sometimes themselves. The authors identify the range of needs that may be expressed through behaviours that cause concern and provide strategies for addressing both needs and behaviours. Each aspect of need is analysed in detail. General principles for dealing with these needs are presented and in each case a 'tips and hints' section offers more specific help on possible solutions. Included in the appendices are advice on identifying the factors behind a behaviour that causes concern and guidance on how to ensure that support services are delivering what they should. This is a book that will be essential reading for all those working or living with autistic people.'
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'Clements and Zarkowska's book is filled with parental and professional insights that only come from years of experience. The clinical wisdom makes Behavioural Concerns & Autistic Spectrum Disorders: Explainations and Stategies for Change a great addition to the library of anyone interested in Autism Spectrum Disorders.'
- Journal of Autism Developmental Disorders.

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