Challenging the Myths of Autism: Unlock New Possibilities by Jonathan Alderson

By Jonathan Alderson


How time and again have you ever heard that folks with autism lack creativity? That they reject affection or be afflicted by psychological retardation? because the variety of kids clinically determined with autism surges, researchers and educators are racing to outline the amorphous nature of this spectrum disease and its wide variety of signs. yet in attempting to signify this largely various staff, humans usually perpetuate a bunch of proscribing and in all likelihood destructive misconceptions within the media, in educational journals or even in textbooks. those myths don’t delay while tested, they usually don’t replicate Jonathan Alderson’s event operating with greater than 2,000 little ones and households over decades.

Provocative and meticulously researched, Challenging the Myths of Autism seems on the such a lot favourite fallacies, explains how they built, examines why dispelling them issues and, most significantly, units out a brand new realizing that might swap the best way mom and dad and pros view autism. With examples from his personal perform, Alderson charts an entire new realm of probabilities for therapy and research.

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