'Authoritative, compassionate and commonsensical . . . an honest, sensitive and thorough introduction to understanding and living with autism . . . highly recommended.' - Psychological Medicine'Packed with down to earth, practical ideas . . . readable, interesting . . . informative . . . if you buy only one title about autism this year it should be this one.' - Collette Dritte, Nursery WorldOver 500,000 people of all ages in the UK have disorders in the autistic spectrum.
About one-third also have varying degrees of learning difficulty.
All have impairment of social interaction, communication and imagination - the world appears a bewildering and sometimes frightening place.
This acclaimed, authoritative guide explains how people with autism experience the world and why they need an organized, structured environment, presenting a window into the world of those with the disorder.
Wing suggests ways of improving communication, developing abilities and widening social interaction, and how to cope with stresses within the family.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 240 pages
- Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
- Publication Date: 20/03/2001
- Category: Teaching of autistic students
- ISBN: 9781841196749