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The autism discussion page on stress, anxiety, shutdowns and meltdowns : proactive strategies for minimizing sensory, social and emotional overload / Bill Nason.

The autism discussion page on stress, anxiety, shutdowns and meltdowns : proactive strategies for minimizing sensory, social and emotional overload / Bill Nason.
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Record Number 20124
ISBN 9781785928048
178592804X
Location 371.94 NAS
Author Nason, Bill (author.).
Title The autism discussion page on stress, anxiety, shutdowns and meltdowns : proactive strategies for minimizing sensory, social and emotional overload / Bill Nason.
Published London, UK ; Philadelphia, PA : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2020.
©2020.
Collation 323 pages ; 26 cm.
Content types text
Carrier type volume
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Note Be true to their neurology -- Autism as an information processing difference -- Brain drain from processing strain -- Appraising the processing demands of activities -- Stress and distress -- Autism and anxiety -- Coping skills -- Anxiety and rigidity -- Anxiety, opposition and demand avoidance -- Shutdowns and meltdowns -- Preventing meltdowns -- Supporting meltdowns -- Sensory overload -- Social challenges -- The costs of fitting in -- Living with executive dysfunction.
Summary Note Anxiety, meltdowns and emotional regulation can be hugely challenging for autistic people. This book is full of proactive strategies for understanding, accepting and respecting the processing differences in autism. It contains tools for reducing sensory, social and mental drain, and offers strategies to protect from ongoing stress and anxiety. These help minimize shutdowns and burnout, while maximizing self-esteem, autistic identity and mental health. Learn strategies for matching environmental demands to the person's processing needs, how to support vulnerabilities, and how to prevent and manage meltdowns while protecting the identify and self-esteem of the individual with autism.
Topical Term Autism spectrum disorders
Autistic Disorder -- psychology
Autistic Disorder -- rehabilitation
Anxiety -- rehabilitation
Autism spectrum disorders
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