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Gunilla Gerland - Secrets to Success for Professionals in the Autism Field: An Insider´s Guide to Understanding the Autism Spectrum, the Environment and Your Role - 9781849053709 - V9781849053709
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Secrets to Success for Professionals in the Autism Field: An Insider´s Guide to Understanding the Autism Spectrum, the Environment and Your Role

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Description for Secrets to Success for Professionals in the Autism Field: An Insider´s Guide to Understanding the Autism Spectrum, the Environment and Your Role Paperback. Writing from an insider's perspective and an autism professional, Gerland offers original explanations of the characteristics of autism, showing how to discover the root cause of behaviours that are challenging, not just how to manage them superficially. She explains how to overcome common pitfalls to build more effective working relationships. Num Pages: 384 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: JNSG2. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 155 x 230 x 20. Weight in Grams: 558.

Gunilla Gerland's extensive experience of the autism spectrum means she is expertly placed to offer a fresh perspective on working with autism as well as a wealth of effective tools and interventions to use in practice.

In a highly readable style, with many inspiring examples, this book offers original explanations of the impairments associated with autism, showing how to discover the root cause of behaviours that are challenging, not just how to manage them superficially. It looks objectively and non-judgementally at the common pitfalls and difficulties that autism professionals may encounter, explaining how to deal with these and ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Number of pages
336
Condition
New
Number of Pages
384
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781849053709
SKU
V9781849053709
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 4 to 8 working days
Ref
99-1

About Gunilla Gerland
Gunilla Gerland was diagnosed with Asperger syndrome several years ago. She has more than 15 years' experience in the autism field, working as a counsellor, supervisor and educator. She is well-known internationally for her autobiography A Real Person: Life on the Outside, and is very active in informing people about autism, through writing and lecturing all over Europe. She lives ... Read more

Reviews for Secrets to Success for Professionals in the Autism Field: An Insider´s Guide to Understanding the Autism Spectrum, the Environment and Your Role
The sections on empathy, ethics, moral competence and reflection are particularly informative. Entertaining and inspiring anecdotes to entertain, amuse, educate and inform are scattered throughout this book. I give it a ringing endorsement.
Nursing Standard Gunilla Gerland has developed an unusually insightful, "hands-on" approach to psychoeducational assessment and intervention in Asperger syndrome, an approach that is not only theoretically ... Read more

Goodreads reviews for Secrets to Success for Professionals in the Autism Field: An Insider´s Guide to Understanding the Autism Spectrum, the Environment and Your Role


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