New PDF release: A Mindfulness Intervention for Children with Autism Spectrum

By Yoon-Suk Hwang, Patrick Kearney

ISBN-10: 3319189611

ISBN-13: 9783319189611

ISBN-10: 331918962X

ISBN-13: 9783319189628

This e-book offers rising study at the effectiveness of mindfulness tools in decreasing habit difficulties linked to autism spectrum problems (ASD) in kids. the quantity synthesizes present study and theories at the healing makes use of of mindfulness, in particular for individuals residing with developmental disabilities. furthermore, it examines a promising new research during which moms of youngsters with ASD examine mindfulness concepts for his or her personal use and are then informed to coach the easy methods to their kids. The publication concludes with a record of poststudy findings and a dialogue of functional and methodological concerns concerning mindfulness interventions for ASD.

Featured themes include:

  • A family tree of mindfulness, from unique Buddhist texts to fashionable future health applications.
  • Implications for additional examine and advancement.
  • Appendices of easy mindfulness routines and activities.

A Mindfulness Intervention for kids with Autism Spectrum issues is a concise source for researchers, clinicians and different scientist-practitioners, and graduate scholars in developmental psychology, social paintings, schooling, and comparable disciplines.

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2000a). The connected discourses of Buddha: A translation of the Samyutta Nikaya. Boston: Wisdom Publications. Bodhi, B. ). (2000b). Abhidhammattha sangaha. A comprehensive manual of abhidhamma. Seattle: BPS Pariyatti Bodhi, B. (2012). The numerical discourses of the Buddha: A translation of the Anguttara Nikaya. Boston: Wisdom Publications. Dreyfus, G. (2011). Is mindfulness present-centred and non-judgmental? A discussion of the cognitive dimensions of mindfulness. Contemporary Buddhism, 12(1), 41–54.

G. g. g. , 2013) participated for less than 6 months. 5 Instructor Characteristics and Intervention Fidelity Instructor quality is critical for the outcomes of mindfulness interventions (KabatZinn, 2003; Segal, Williams, & Teasdale, 2002). Mindfulness instructors require not just an intellectual understanding of mindfulness but also an experiential understanding, gained through prolonged mindfulness practice (Grossman, 2010). Mindfulness instructors for individuals with DD also require knowledge of individuals with DD (Hwang & Kearney, 2013), who often have learning requirements that call for a wide range of supports (Kaiser & McIntyre, 2010).

Visuddhimagga of Buddhaghosācariya. Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass. Chapter 3 Mindfulness and Disability In recent decades the sati of the Buddha has transmuted into the mindfulness of contemporary psychology and related fields, and has become a valuable instrument in the treatment of a variety of clinical populations. Recently, mindfulness has also been applied to the behavioural and psychological difficulties of individuals with developmental disabilities (DD) (Hwang & Kearney, 2013). DD comprise a range of conditions that arise from impairments occurring during the developmental period in physical, learning, language, or behaviour areas (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2013).

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