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ISBN: 9781841196749 - The Autistic Spectrum
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The Autistic Spectrum

Lorna Wing

ISBN: 9781841196749
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Robinson Publishing
Edition: 2nd Revised edition
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Lorna Wing is a psychiatric consultant for the National Autistic Society, and has an autistic daughter. Wing's acclaimed guide explains how people with autism experience the world and why they need an organized, structured environment. She suggests ways of improving communication, developing abilities and widening social interaction, and how to cope with stresses within the family.

 

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Over 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. Wing's acclaimed guide explains how people with autism experience the world and why they need an organized, structured environment. She suggests ways of improving communication, developing abilities and widening social interaction, and how to cope with stresses within the family.
 
 

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