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Andrea Page Linda Woodcock - Managing Family Meltdown: The Low Arousal Approach and Autism - 9781849050098 - V9781849050098
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Managing Family Meltdown: The Low Arousal Approach and Autism

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Description for Managing Family Meltdown: The Low Arousal Approach and Autism Paperback. This book offers strategies to resolve common challenging behaviours using a low arousal approach - a non-aversive approach based on avoiding confrontation and reducing stress. It explains challenging behaviours, and offers guidance on how families can manage different types of challenging behaviour, such as physical aggression and self-injury. Num Pages: 176 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: MJNA; VFJD; VFX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 227 x 153 x 11. Weight in Grams: 268.
Challenging behaviour, violent outbursts and meltdowns can put a strain on the entire family of a child on the autism spectrum. This book offers practical, long-term and effective strategies to help resolve common challenging behaviours using a low arousal approach - a non-aversive approach based on avoiding confrontation and reducing stress and anxiety. Managing Family Meltdown provides explanations for challenging behaviours, and offers a wealth of guidance on how families can manage different types of challenging behaviour, such as physical aggression and self-injury. The authors explore the difference between managing and changing behaviour; how our own ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Number of pages
176
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
Weight
267g
Number of Pages
176
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781849050098
SKU
V9781849050098
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-50

About Andrea Page Linda Woodcock
Linda Woodcock is the National Lead on Parent and Family Training for The Studio III Group, an organization specializing in non-aversive behaviour management. Linda also has a son on the autism spectrum with challenging behaviours. Andrea Page is Senior Lecturer in the clinical skills division at Birmingham City University teaching student nurses. She also supports community nurses in assessing, ... Read more

Reviews for Managing Family Meltdown: The Low Arousal Approach and Autism
It starts with a clear and accessible description of autism spectrum disorders, and moves on to a handy assembly of tips and techniques on various aspects of living with a child with autism. Co-author Linda Woodcock is the parent of an adult with autism who speaks from experience on matters both trivial and terrifying... It's nice to hear that adivce ... Read more

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