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Autism Spectrum Conditions
Autism Spectrum Conditions

Autism Spectrum Conditions

A guide


200 Pages, 7 x 9.5

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $34.00 (US $34.00) (CA $46.00)

Publication Date: December 2013

ISBN 9781908993427

Rights: US & CA

Pavilion Publishing and Media Ltd (Dec 2013)

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Published in association with the Estia Centre, this guide provides a comprehensive introduction to working with people who have autism spectrum conditions (ASC). The book addresses the needs of people with ASC across the lifespan and range of intellectual functioning. Though the content is grounded in evidence-based practice and recent research, the text is intended to be as practical as possible, offering insight into the everyday lives of people with ASC and how staff can best support them.

Author Biography

Eddie Chaplin is a research and strategy lead for the Behavioural and Developmental Psychiatry department at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and visiting researcher at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London. As a nurse, he has managed a number of national services for people with neurodevelopmental disabilities. Recently, he has developed courses and modules at postgraduate level in mental health in intellectual disability and forensic intellectual disability.Steve Hardy was formerly the education and training lead at the Estia Centre, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust. He is a registered nurse in learning disabilities and has worked in mental health and challenging behaviour services for people with learning disabilities for 20 years. He has widely published in these areas and he is the co-editor of the journal Advances in Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities.