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Movement Differences and Diversity in Autism/Mental Retardation: Appreciating and accomodating people with communication and behaviour challenges

Book

This book has a look at persons who have, since early childhood, had significant difficulties in communicating and controlling behaviours and making themselves understood. The authors suggest that many of the challenges to communicating stem from movement differences. These differences in movement are unique to every individual and each should e supported in a very individualised and personal way. The authors challenge technologies that measure intelligence by observing communication.

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Author
Anne M Donnellan & Martha R Leary
Source
DRI Press P O 5202, Madison WI 53705
Publisher
Publication Date
21 May 2005
Category
Professionals
Keywords
Attitudes, Individualisation, Theory
Origin
United States

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