Autism: The Movement Sensing Perspective

Elizabeth B. Torres, Caroline Whyatt

October 3, 2017 by CRC Press
Reference - 386 Pages
ISBN 9781482251630 - CAT# K23834
Series: Frontiers in Neuroscience


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  • Emphasizes the need for new statistical approaches: the literature covering autism spectrum disorders highlights many of the current problems with the statistics and design in research, screening methods and therapeutic interventions
  • Covers basic research and applications using the movement approach to autism
  • Includes a new generation of therapeutic interventions and educational approaches that are turning into a game changer for autism, with unprecedented reproducibility power of success stories
  • Puts it all in the perspective of the affected individuals and families: how to better connect with society, what society can do to really help, and where to go from here as the new person-centered concept prepares the child to communicate socially
  • Provides access to a website with video downloads and PDFs of protocols


This is the first book to present the movement approach to autism in a comprehensive way, integrating scientific methods and results with the experience of affected people, ways to improve their experiences, and the societal integration of autism.