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    Engaging Autism: Using the Floortime Approach to Help Children Relate, Communicate, and Think (Merloyd Lawrence Books) (Paperback) By (author) Stanley I. Greenspan, By (author) Serena Wieder

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    DescriptionGrateful parents and professionals worldwide have welcomed this essential guide to the highly recommended Floortime approach for treating children with any of the autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Now available in paperback, Engaging Autism includes new, exciting information on neuroscience research into the effects of this approach, plus guidance for parents navigating the controversies surrounding the treatment of autism. Unlike approaches that focus on changing specific behavior, Greenspan's program promotes the building blocks of healthy emotional and behavioral development. He shows that, remarkably, children with ASD do not have a fixed, limited potential, and may often join their peers to lead full, psychologically healthy lives. The Floortime approach can also be applied at any age--including early infancy, when the first signs of risk for ASD may appear--so that preventing the full development of autism becomes a real possibility.


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    Title
    Engaging Autism
    Subtitle
    Using the Floortime Approach to Help Children Relate, Communicate, and Think
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Stanley I. Greenspan, By (author) Serena Wieder
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 448
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 221 mm
    Thickness: 38 mm
    Weight: 476 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780738210940
    ISBN 10: 0738210943
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.2
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: VFJD
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: VFXC
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/FAMILY
    Ingram Subject Code: PS
    Libri: I-PS
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25350
    B&T General Subject: 347
    BISAC V2.8: FAM034000
    BIC subject category V2: MJW
    B&T Approval Code: A97242400
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: PSY006000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: FAM012000, PSY022020
    B&T Approval Code: A67263400
    DC22: 618.9285882
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 618.92/85882
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    BIC subject category V2: MJNA
    LC classification: RJ506.A9 G74 2009
    Thema V1.0: VFJD, VFXC, MKJA, MKD
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    Publisher
    The Perseus Books Group
    Imprint name
    Da Capo Press Inc
    Publication date
    10 February 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge, MA
    Author Information
    Stanley I. Greenspan, M.D., is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at George Washington University Medical School. His books include The Growth of the Mind, The Challenging Child, and The Child with Special Needs (co-authored by Serena Wieder, Ph.D.). Serena Weider, Ph.D., a psychologist in clinical practice, is on the faculty of the Washington (D.C.) School of Psychiatry.