The Resource Autism as context blindness, Peter Vermeulen, PhD ; foreword by Brenda Smith Myles, PhD

Autism as context blindness, Peter Vermeulen, PhD ; foreword by Brenda Smith Myles, PhD

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Autism as context blindness
Title
Autism as context blindness
Statement of responsibility
Peter Vermeulen, PhD ; foreword by Brenda Smith Myles, PhD
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
Despite years of study and advanced technologies, we still do not fully understand how the "typical" brain works, much less how an autistic brain works. And while we have become increasingly familiar with the term autistic thinking, people with autism are still misunderstood, leading to frustration, depression and missed opportunities to reach one's potential. According to Peter Vermeulen, treatment of autism is still too focused on behavior and minimally focused on observation or determining the way of thinking that leads to the behavior. In this groundbreaking book, inspired by the ideas of Uta Frith, the internationally known psychologist and a pioneer in theory of mind as it relates to autism, Vermeulen explains in everyday terms how the autistic brain functions with a particular emphasis on the apparent lack of sensitivity to and awareness of the context in which things happen
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StDuBDS
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1962-
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Vermeulen, Peter
Dewey number
616.85882
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Autism spectrum disorders
  • Autism
  • Autism
  • Context effects (Psychology)
Target audience
adult
Label
Autism as context blindness, Peter Vermeulen, PhD ; foreword by Brenda Smith Myles, PhD
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Translated from the Dutch
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 421 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781937473006
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781937473006
  • 15826714
Label
Autism as context blindness, Peter Vermeulen, PhD ; foreword by Brenda Smith Myles, PhD
Publication
Copyright
Note
Translated from the Dutch
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 421 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781937473006
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781937473006
  • 15826714

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