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Managing Family Meltdown : The Low Arousal Approach and Autism - Linda Woodcock

Managing Family Meltdown

The Low Arousal Approach and Autism


Published: 15th December 2009
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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.

Acknowledgements. Foreword. Introduction: Setting the Scene. 1. Understanding Autism. 2. Understanding Challenging or Distressed Behaviour. 3. The Low Arousal Approach. 4. Using Video. 5. Relationships, Keeping it Together! 6. Medical Issues. 7. Other Common Problems. 8. Looking after your Health. Resources. Further Reading. References. Index

ISBN: 9780857002211
ISBN-10: 085700221X
Format: PDF
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 15th December 2009
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Edition Number: 1