The Nine Degrees of Autism

The Nine Degrees of Autism

The positive developmental model described in this book will encourage people on the Spectrum to accept themselves by focusing on their gifts rather than weaknesses, and to avoid identifying with negative medical classifications.

Author: Philip Wylie

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317500681

Category: Psychology

Page: 210

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The Nine Degrees of Autism presents a much-needed positive tool for understanding the developmental process of autism, and to facilitate the improved mental health and well-being of individuals on the spectrum. The ground-breaking model charts nine distinct stages of development - from pre-identification, to learning to live with changes in self-image following a late diagnosis, through to self-acceptance and wellbeing. Using the model as a framework each chapter focuses on a particular stage of the process. Experts provide personal insights into the environmental and societal challenges faced by individuals with autism, and dispel a number of popular misconceptions. The positive developmental model described in this book will encourage people on the Spectrum to accept themselves by focusing on their gifts rather than weaknesses, and to avoid identifying with negative medical classifications. The developmental process which the authors describe is also applicable to other ‘hidden’ neurological conditions such as Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Aphasia, and ADHD. The book should be read by anyone who wants to understand the real nature and experience of autism and will also be essential reading for a range of professionals seeking to work more effectively with individuals on the spectrum.
Categories: Psychology

Working with Autistic Transgender and Non Binary People

Working with Autistic Transgender and Non Binary People

Contributors Marianthi Kourti Marianthi is an autistic non-binary academic and ... Wiley, P., Lawson, W. & Bearden, L. (2015) The Nine Degrees of Autism: A Developmental Model for the Alignment and Reconciliation of Hidden Neurological ...

Author: Marianthi Kourti

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 9781787750234

Category: Social Science

Page: 224

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"Setting out advice, research and personal reflections to inform professionals' daily practice and overall understanding of the lives and experiences of autistic transgender and non-binary people, this edited volume is an invaluable resource for anyone who seeks to engage more with autistic transgender, non-binary or gender-variant people. Aiming to contextualise the overlap of autism and gender variance, this book features chapters by leading authorities such as Wenn Lawson, Damian Milton, Isabelle Hâenault, Reubs Walsh, Lydia X. Z. Brown, and Shain Neumeier as well as other contributors from around the world. The collection is structured in three sections; the first provides interdisciplinary and intersectional approaches on autism and gender as well as the experiences of transgender and non-binary autistic people; the second features professionals discussing their work, the challenges they face and the solutions they find helpful; and the final section presents thoughts and perspectives from trans and non-binary autistic people on various aspects of their experiences, focusing on information that professionals will need to consider and discuss with the people they support. Combining rich and nuanced accounts of the lives of autistic trans people, practical guidance and information as well as the latest academic research about autistic transgender and non-binary individuals, this unique collection is essential reading for any professional wanting to develop their daily practice"--
Categories: Social Science

Real School Issues

Real School Issues

The fourth degree of autism: The self-identification. In P. Wylie, W. Lawson, & L. Beardon (Eds.), The nine degrees of autism: A developmental model (pp. 85-108). New York, NY: Routledge Nahmias, A., Kase, C., & Mandell, D. (2014).

Author: Laura Trujillo-Jenks

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781475831399

Category: Education

Page: 190

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Real School Issues: Case Studies for Educators shares a series of application-based activities that highlight school issues and that are presented in each chapter with a case study, a brief literature review and guiding discussion questions, to be used with undergraduate and graduate students, and current educators.
Categories: Education

Older Adults and Autism Spectrum Conditions

Older Adults and Autism Spectrum Conditions

In P. Shattock and G. Linfoot (eds) Living with Autism: The Individual, the Family and the Professional. ... Autism 9, 2, 139–156. National Autistic Society (NAS) (2013) Getting On? Growing Older with Autism. ... Nine Degrees of Autism.

Author: Wenn B. Lawson

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 9780857008138

Category: Psychology

Page: 208

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The first book to look seriously at the practical issues facing older adults with autism spectrum conditions (ASC), Wenn Lawson's groundbreaking handbook offers support, advice, and sensible ways in which to look at the issues. Informed by current research, interviews with older people diagnosed with ASC and his own experience, the author covers a multitude of issues including dealing with transitions and changes to routine, communicating an individual's particular needs and wishes to care home staff, the social and financial impact of retirement, mental health, and sensory and physical changes and challenges. Older people with ASC and their family and friends, as well as the professionals supporting them, will find this an indispensable and accessible book.
Categories: Psychology

Navigating Autism 9 Mindsets For Helping Kids on the Spectrum

Navigating Autism  9 Mindsets For Helping Kids on the Spectrum

So many people support the lives of these kids, and this book is for all of them: teachers; special education staff; mental health clinicians; physical, occupational, and speech therapists; parents; and anyone interacting with autistic ...

Author: Temple Grandin

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 9780393714852

Category: Psychology

Page: 384

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Empowering strategies for anyone who works with children and teens on the spectrum. International best-selling writer and autist Temple Grandin joins psychologist Debra Moore in presenting nine strengths-based mindsets necessary to successfully work with young people on the autism spectrum. Examples and stories bring the approaches to life, and detailed suggestions and checklists help readers put them to practical use. Temple Grandin shares her own personal experiences and anecdotes from parents and professionals who have sought her advice, while Debra Moore draws on more than three decades of work as a psychologist with kids on the spectrum and those who love and care for them. So many people support the lives of these kids, and this book is for all of them: teachers; special education staff; mental health clinicians; physical, occupational, and speech therapists; parents; and anyone interacting with autistic children or teens. Readers will come away with new, empowering mindsets they can apply to develop the full potential of every child.
Categories: Psychology

Autism

Autism

ate autism and with severe autism , and those with or without autism . Although no significant between - group differences were noted when comparing the subgroups of children with varying degrees of autism , multivariate analysis did ...

Author: Ruth A. Huebner

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015049533402

Category: Autism

Page: 493

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Compiles theoretical and empirical literature on the sensory and motor deficits of autism along with treatment applications of the sensorimotor approach. Emphasis is placed on considering sensorimotor differences as part of a comprehensive management plan that includes communication, social, cognitive, and behavioral strategies. Reviews the literature on the incidence and management of sensory and motor dysfunction in autism, gives ideas for assessment and intervention using the sensorimotor approach, and explains contributions from neuropsychology, sensory processing, and attachment theory.
Categories: Autism

Psychobiography of a Systemiser

Psychobiography of a Systemiser

This book is about the life of a systemiser who discovered his neurotype and ancestry during his early fifties.

Author: Philip Wylie

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 1502863162

Category:

Page: 334

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This book is about the life of a systemiser who discovered his neurotype and ancestry during his early fifties. Each chapter includes examples of systemisation. This story is about a family at war with itself, historically plagued by poverty, intellectual disorders, mental illness and blindness, desperately trying to present an image of conventional success. Another branch in the same family tree leads to the puritanical Shearer family who were friends of Darwin, inspiring heirs to deny their neurological conditions in favour of supporting the eugenics movement. Finally an heir known as 'the dormouse' (due to his obedience and shyness) finds a solution to the family problems after being humiliated terribly by his father and elder sister for being an idiot due to his learning difficulties. The dormouse executed his plan to marry a sad only-child from a wealthy family after eventually bagging an Irish university degree. His father rewarded him with gold and sports cars, but these gifts were conditional upon his obedience. So, the dormouse followed his father's orders and became a dentist. The dormouse became more confident as he amassed wealth. But there was something missing in his life - he yearned to be a Baronet. So, the dormouse bribed an offshore genealogist to alter his family ancestry so he could claim to be related to Sir James Wylie enabling him to use the title of Baronet. The dormouse-turned-baronet was well aware of his family's genetic issues but kept them secret from his son, who he unleashed all of his bitterness towards. Meanwhile the pseudo Baronet actively followed the British Eugenics Movement, Darwinism while worshipping his great grandfather, Doctor George Shearer, physician, missionary, botanist ... and friend of Charles Darwin. This is a story about psychological abuse, narcissism (malignant self-love) and delusions, and 'will to power' against an innocent free-minded individual called Philip Wylie who finally discovered the family secrets when he was 53 years old. Philip Wylie systemised his own life and created the developmental model for late diagnosis of Aspergers known as The Nine Degrees of Autism - this is systemiser Philip Wylie's legacy.
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The Loving Push

The Loving Push

No matter what specific challenges a child may face, success is reaching the level of independence and engagement in the world they are realistically capable of achieving is the top priority. This book is our guide.

Author: Temple Grandin

Publisher: Future Horizons

ISBN: 1949177742

Category: Family & Relationships

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Preparing Kids for the Real World and Their Best Selves Parents, teachers, therapists, and anyone who cares about a child or teen on the autism spectrum need this essential roadmap to prepare our youth for being successful adults in today's world. Since the first edition of The Loving Push, the prevalence rate of children diagnosed as autistic has only continued to rise. Greater numbers of kids are transitioning into adulthood with a spectrum label than ever before. Researchers around the world churn out studies, many aimed at learning more about the factors that help autistic children learn and gain skills. Community awareness of autism has risen, and companies and colleges are taking notice. Best-selling author, autism advocate, and animal science professor Dr. Temple Grandin joins psychologist and autism specialist Dr. Debra Moore in spelling out which steps you can take to restore your child's hope and motivation―and what you must avoid. Eight life stories told by people on the autism spectrum, including chapters on subjects like how to get kids off their computers, how to build on their strengths and get back to caring about their lives, and how to find a path to a successful, meaningful life make this a "must read book!" The greatest gifts we can give a child are those that help them grow into their best self. Parents and professionals alike strive to guide young people in developing a sense of self-worth and functioning in line with their highest capabilities. No matter what specific challenges a child may face, success is reaching the level of independence and engagement in the world they are realistically capable of achieving is the top priority. This book is is our guide.
Categories: Family & Relationships

Autism

Autism

Forty - nine percent of the children suffered from communications handicaps but were not autistic . ... severe retardation and severe autism , as there is between mild to moderate retardation and mild to moderate degrees of autism .

Author: Ellen Weber Bell

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman Limited

ISBN: UOM:39015016218003

Category: Medical

Page: 416

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Categories: Medical

Clinical Proceedings Children s Hospital of the District of Columbia

Clinical Proceedings   Children s Hospital of the District of Columbia

spectrum of developmental disorders , with lesser degrees of liability leading to communication and cognitive impairment and greater degrees to autism . Tanguay et al . ( 6 feel that while genetic factors are important in at least some ...

Author: Children's Hospital (Washington, D.C.)

Publisher:

ISBN: UCAL:B2502841

Category: Medicine

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Categories: Medicine