Autism and Enablement: Occupational Therapy Approaches to Promote Independence for Adults with Autism

Sandra Gasson (Author) Ute Vann (Author)
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Description

Adults with Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC) or a suspected diagnosis often have hidden needs that go unmet by public services. This book describes and analyses the Kent ASC enablement approach, a short-term intervention led by occupational therapy to promote people with ASC becoming more self-aware and self-sufficient outside of public services.

Designed to teach adults with ASC strategies for controlling their sensory, motor-processing and social-communication needs and preferences, this person-centred approach gives them greater self-management over their lives. The book also provides an overview of a range of both professional and self-help tools and technologies which can be used by adults with ASC to increase independence and wellbeing. Case-studies demonstrate the transformative effects of enablement on daily life for adults with ASC. The book also provides recommendation for building on the enablement approach.

Product Details

Price
£18.98
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publish Date
21 November 2017
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781785920875

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