Journals Higher Education



Published: 13 July 2006

472 Pages | 5 halftones, 15 line illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195182262

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Stress and Coping in Autism

M. Grace Baron, June Groden, Gerald Groden, and Lewis P. Lipsitt

  • -Despite an increasing body of knowledge and publications on both stress and autism, there is really no other book that focuses solely on the relationship of both.
  • -Contributions by researchers, clinicians, teachers and persons living with autism illustrate how stress influences the lives of persons with autism.
  • -Outlines ways in which stress contributes to the physiological, psychological and overt behavioral manifestations of autism.
  • -Provides practical strategies for buffering the effects of stress for persons with autism and their families.
  • -First-person accounts and personal narratives by those suffering from autism help readers to understand the rich and unique way the role and impact of stress in the life of people living with autism and highlight creative coping strategies over a lifetime.

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