By Jonathan Alderson
How again 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 young children clinically determined with autism surges, researchers and educators are racing to outline the amorphous nature of this spectrum sickness and its wide variety of indicators. yet in attempting to symbolize this largely various workforce, humans usually perpetuate a number of proscribing and probably harmful misconceptions within the media, in educational journals or even in textbooks. those myths don’t delay whilst tested, and so they don’t replicate Jonathan Alderson’s adventure operating with greater than 2,000 teenagers and households over decades.
Provocative and meticulously researched, Challenging the Myths of Autism seems on the such a lot universal fallacies, explains how they built, examines why dispelling them issues and, most significantly, units out a brand new knowing that might switch the best way mom and dad and execs view autism. With examples from his personal perform, Alderson charts an entire new realm of probabilities for therapy and research.
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