A Mindfulness Intervention for Children with Autism Spectrum by Yoon-Suk Hwang, Patrick Kearney

By Yoon-Suk Hwang, Patrick Kearney

This e-book offers rising examine at the effectiveness of mindfulness tools in decreasing habit difficulties linked to autism spectrum problems (ASD) in kids. the amount synthesizes present study and theories at the healing makes use of of mindfulness, particularly for individuals residing with developmental disabilities. additionally, it examines a promising new learn during which moms of youngsters with ASD research mindfulness strategies for his or her personal use and are then informed to coach the how to their little ones. The e-book concludes with a file of poststudy findings and a dialogue of useful and methodological concerns concerning mindfulness interventions for ASD.

Featured issues include:

  • A family tree of mindfulness, from unique Buddhist texts to trendy well-being applications.
  • Implications for additional learn and advancement.
  • Appendices of uncomplicated mindfulness workouts and activities.

A Mindfulness Intervention for kids with Autism Spectrum problems 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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The procedures and criteria of the earlier review were applied (Hwang & Kearney, 2013, 2014) but with the addition of a new criterion, the indirect effects of mindfulness practice on care recipients in studies that train family or professional care providers in mindfulness. 1). g. references) revealed a further six relevant studies, two for individuals with DD and four for care providers of individuals with DD. We then revisited the mindfulness intervention studies used in the original reviews (Hwang & Kearney, 2013, 2014).

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