Autism spectrum conditions

AYLOTT, Jill (2009). Autism spectrum conditions. In: JUKES, Mark, (ed.) Learning Disability Nursing Practice. MA Healthcare Ltd., London, Quay Books Division, 379-398.

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Abstract

This book chapter explores autism as defined by people diagnosed with the condition and focuses specifically on: sensory and information processing difficulties and anxiety. An exploration of the concepts of: civil rights; inclusion are independence are discussed in relation to the lived experiences of people on the autism spectrum. The book develops a practical way to support people with autism live a fully inclusive and independent lifestyle with the support of a communication profile which highlights potential barriers and enablers in the support environment.

Item Type: Book Section
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Centre for Health and Social Care Research
Depositing User: Jill Aylott
Date Deposited: 09 Jul 2012 10:06
Last Modified: 09 Jul 2012 10:06
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/5520

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