» » Autism: A Social and Medical History
Download Autism: A Social and Medical History djvu

Download Autism: A Social and Medical History djvu

by M. Waltz

Author: M. Waltz
Subcategory: Medicine & Health Sciences
Language: English
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan; 1st edition (March 22, 2013)
Pages: 188 pages
Category: Other
Rating: 4.2
Other formats: txt lrf mobi rtf

This book contextualizes autism as a socio cultural phenomenon, and examines the often troubling effects of representations and social trends.

This book contextualizes autism as a socio cultural phenomenon, and examines the often troubling effects of representations and social trends. It seems that you're in Russian Federation. We have a dedicated site for Russian Federation.

Categories: Psychology\Pedagogy.

to chart social and medical narratives of autism through history. industry’by embracing a medical model of autism. Waltz talks of the seduction of. such approaches with their claims of a scientific evidence base and the false prom-. Along with charting the history of psychological conceptualisations and treat-. ment of autistic people, Waltz also delves into the history of medical treatments. designed to try and cure people of ‘their autism’, as well as how autistic people. were confined to long-stay institutions and the abusive practices that autistic people.

Psychology & Social Science Books. History of Psychology Books. This button opens a dialog that displays additional images for this product with the option to zoom in or out. Report incorrect product info or prohibited items. Autism : A Social and Medical History. Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H). 0 x . 1 x . 2 Inches.

2 History is always written from a particular perspective

1 Insights from AUTISM: A SOCIAL AND MEDICAL HISTORY Dr Mitzi Waltz The Autism Centre Sheffield Hallam University Disability Studies in Nederland. 2 History is always written from a particular perspective. You could write a history of autism from the perspective of medicine, psychiatry, psychology, occupational therapy, genetics, education, or parenting. Each discipline has its own way of looking at the world, its own vocabulary. Each is based on a set of ideas that exert control over how it perceives the same evidence.

Chronological history of autism. Lovaas wrote Teaching Developmentally Disabled Children: The Me Book in 1981. Eugen Bleuler coined the word "autism" in 1908 among severely withdrawn schizophrenic patients. In 1943 American child psychiatrist Leo Kanner studied 11 children. The children had features of difficulties in social interactions, difficulty in adapting to changes in routines, good memory, sensitivity to stimuli (especially sound), resistance and allergies to food, good intellectual potential, echolalia or propensity to repeat words of the speaker and difficulties in spontaneous activity.

Mitzi Waltz is an associate lecturer in autism studies at the Autism Centre of Sheffield Hallam University in the United Kingdom.

This book contextualizes autism as a socio cultural phenomenon, and examines the often troubling effects of representations and social trends

This book contextualizes autism as a socio cultural phenomenon, and examines the often troubling effects of representations and social trends.

This book contextualizes autism as a socio cultural phenomenon, and examines the often troubling effects of representations and social trends. Exploring the individuals and events in the history of this condition, Waltz blends research and personal perspectives to examine social narratives of normalcy, disability and difference.