No Fighting, No Biting, No Screaming: How to Make Behaving Positively Possible for People with Autis (BOK)

Bo Hejlskov Elven

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Fighting, biting, screaming and other behaviours that challenge the people dealing with them are often triggered by unsuitable surroundings or unrealistic demands. In this fresh and effective approach, Bo Hejlskov Elven shows how identifying and adapting these problem areas can dramatically improve behaviour in people with autism and other developmental disabilities. This practical book explains how to reassess difficult situations and offers easy and effective strategies for eliciting positive responses without resorting to restraint and punishment. Based on the successful low-arousal approach, it is a proven method of stepping away from distress and towards calm, improving the quality of life of everyone involved. Helpful examples covering a wide range of developmental disabilities from autism to Down's Syndrome illustrate the positive changes that can be achieved. This empowering book will be invaluable to anyone attempting to deal with unproductive behaviour in individuals with developmental disabilities, whether at home or in a professional environment.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Utgitt 2010
Forfatter Bo Hejlskov Elven Forlag
JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERS
ISBN 9781849051262 Antall sider 224
Dimensjoner 15,8cm x 25,3cm x 1,8cm Vekt 386 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Emner og form Coping with personal problems, Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome