Educational Psychology Perspectives on Supporting Young Autistic People: Insights from Experience, Practice and Research (Paperback)Judith Gainsborough (editor), Robyn Steward (foreword), Laura Cockburn (author of contributions), Dr Laura Crane (author of contributions), Liz Pellicano (author of contributions), Vicky Slonims (author of contributions), Jennifer Baulcomb (author of contributions), Carrie Grant (author of contributions), Scot Greathead (author of contributions), Rhiannon Yates (author of contributions)
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An essential guide for any professionals working with autistic children and young adults, this book provides expert insights which need to be considered by professionals, parents and autistic people alike. It covers key themes such as anxiety and wellbeing, transition into adulthood, sexuality, intersectionality, and many more.
A unique blend of first-hand experience, parental guidance and professional advice is provided from prominent figures in the autism field to offer you an overview of the important issues of today, to help you understand and better support autistic young people.
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 460 g
Dimensions: 228 x 152 x 24 mm
This ambitious book brings together a diverse and vastly experienced group of neurotypical and neurodivergent commentators offering observations and advice based on lived experience and research. I particularly welcome the inclusion of the often neglected topics of autism, ethnicity, and culture, the development of IT, and the justice system. -- Richard Mills, Associate Consultant, AT-Autism, London, & Research Fellow, Dept of Psychology, University of Bath
The knowledge within this book is immense. It successfully captures key issues ... research, effective interventions; coupled with insights from lived experiences that highlight the need for intersectionality. This is a valuable book that I would recommend that everyone with an interest in Autism reads. -- Julia Grey, Parent to a 7-year-old Autistic child
The breadth of the topics in this book makes it a highly recommended and valuable tool for EP practice. The chapters provide both evidence-based and thought-provoking touchstones and way-markers for the future of supporting autistic individuals and their families. The contributors provide constructive information that informs the conceptual, ethical, research and legislative foundations important for all professionals working in the field of autism. -- Dr Sara Darchicourt, Senior Educational Psychologist and Autism Lead, WKC (Westminster and Kensington) EPCS
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