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

By Yoon-Suk Hwang, Patrick Kearney

This ebook offers rising examine at the effectiveness of mindfulness tools in lowering habit difficulties linked to autism spectrum problems (ASD) in teenagers. the quantity synthesizes present learn and theories at the healing makes use of of mindfulness, in particular for individuals residing with developmental disabilities. additionally, it examines a promising new research during which moms of youngsters with ASD research mindfulness strategies for his or her personal use and are then proficient to educate the ways to their youngsters. The e-book concludes with a record of poststudy findings and a dialogue of useful and methodological concerns relating to mindfulness interventions for ASD.

Featured themes include:

  • A family tree of mindfulness, from unique Buddhist texts to fashionable wellbeing and fitness applications.
  • Implications for extra examine and advancement.
  • Appendices of easy 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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Thera, N. (1972). The power of mindfulness. San Francisco: Unity Press. Warren, H. , & Kosambi, D. ). (1989). Visuddhimagga of Buddhaghosācariya. Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass. Chapter 3 Mindfulness and Disability In recent decades the sati of the Buddha has transmuted into the mindfulness of contemporary psychology and related fields, and has become a valuable instrument in the treatment of a variety of clinical populations. Recently, mindfulness has also been applied to the behavioural and psychological difficulties of individuals with developmental disabilities (DD) (Hwang & Kearney, 2013).

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