Using intensive interaction and sensory integration : a handbook for those who support people with severe autistic spectrum disorder
By: Caldwell, Phoebe.
Contributor(s): Horwood, Jane.Publisher: London Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2008Description: 111 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781843106265.Subject(s): INTENSIVE INTERACTION | AUTISM | SENSORY DISORDERS | SENSORY EXPERIENCE | NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION | INTERACTION | INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY
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A different sensory experience
Sensory distress and its causes
Case study : a day in the life of Mike
So what about distressed behaviour?
"People with severe autism experience the sensory information they receive from the world completely differently to those not on the spectrum. They feel cut off and overwhelmed, and their behaviour can become very distressed. This handbook shows how we can engage with people who are non-verbal or semi-verbal and sometimes even those who have speech but lose the power to process it when they are in crisis. We can help them to make sense of the world." "With illustrations, case examples and a wide range of tried-and-tested techniques, this practical guide provides indispensable tools for parents, carers and other professionals supporting people with severe autism and other learning disabilities." - BOOK JACKET.