A Mindfulness Intervention for Children with Autism Spectrum by Yoon-Suk Hwang, Patrick Kearney

By Yoon-Suk Hwang, Patrick Kearney

This e-book provides rising examine at the effectiveness of mindfulness tools in decreasing habit difficulties linked to autism spectrum issues (ASD) in young children. the quantity synthesizes present learn and theories at the healing makes use of of mindfulness, particularly for individuals dwelling with developmental disabilities. moreover, it examines a promising new learn during which moms of kids with ASD examine mindfulness options for his or her personal use and are then expert to coach the how you can their young ones. The booklet concludes with a record of poststudy findings and a dialogue of useful and methodological concerns concerning mindfulness interventions for ASD.

Featured subject matters include:

  • A family tree of mindfulness, from unique Buddhist texts to fashionable overall healthiness applications.
  • Implications for additional examine and advancement.
  • Appendices of uncomplicated mindfulness workouts and activities.

A Mindfulness Intervention for kids with Autism Spectrum issues is a concise source for researchers, clinicians and different scientist-practitioners, and graduate scholars in developmental psychology, social paintings, schooling, and comparable disciplines.

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2004) targeted their psychological problems. , 2004, 2006a, 2009) individuals with a specified ID. , 2006b, 2014b) focused on individuals with ASD. , 2013; Neece, 2013). 2 Intervention Content, Method and Outcomes Family Care Providers Beginning with the five studies that provided mindfulness training to the family members of individuals with DD, Singh et al. (2006b) individually trained three mothers of young children with ASD and aggressive behaviour in mindfulness in 12 two-hour sessions that took place three times a week, each third week.

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