The Passionate Mind: How People with Autism Learn

In entirely accessible terms, Wendy Lawson lays out her groundbreaking theory of Single Attention and Associated Cognition in Autism SAACA , an approach that explains autism in terms of the unique learning style of individuals on the autism spectrum.She shows that whereas neurotypical people can easily shift their attention from one interest to another, those on the autisIn entirely accessible terms, Wendy Lawson lays out her groundbreaking theory of Single Attention and Associated Cognition in Autism SAACA , an approach that explains autism in terms of the unique learning style of individuals on the autism spectrum.She shows that whereas neurotypical people can easily shift their attention from one interest to another, those on the autism spectrum tend to focus on a single theme at any one time This leads to a deep, intense attention Wendy describes practical outcomes for individuals, families, educators and employers She shows that when this unique learning style is understood, valued and accommodated, individuals on the autism spectrum can be empowered to achieve their fullest potential.This is an essential read for anyone with a personal or professional interest in autism, including individuals on the spectrum and their families, educators, clinical practitioners, researchers, occupational therapists, and other professionals.
The Passionate Mind How People with Autism Learn In entirely accessible terms Wendy Lawson lays out her groundbreaking theory of Single Attention and Associated Cognition in Autism SAACA an approach that explains autism in terms of the unique lea

  • Title: The Passionate Mind: How People with Autism Learn
  • Author: Wendy Lawson
  • ISBN: 9781849051217
  • Page: 312
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “The Passionate Mind: How People with Autism Learn”

    1. Five stars for theory, no stars for presentation. Tip for academics: if you want to turn your doctoral thesis into a successful book, it's going to need a bit more adaptation than this.

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