The Autism Revolution

The Autism Revolution

Whole-body Strategies for Making Life All It Can Be

Book - 2012
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" "An in-depth, scientific-yet hopeful and positive-look at how the brain and body work together . . . Dr. Martha Herbert has developed a new way of seeing autism."- Library Journal After years of treating patients and analyzing scientific data, Harvard Medical School researcher and clinician Dr. Martha Herbert offers a revolutionary new view of autism and a transformative strategy for dealing with it. Autism, she concludes, is not a hardwired impairment programmed into a child's genes and destined to remain fixed forever. Instead, it is the result of a cascade of events, many seemingly minor. And while other doctors may dismiss your child's physical symptoms-the anxiety, sensory overload, sleeplessness, frequent illnesses or seizures-as coincidental or irrelevant, Dr. Herbert sees them as vital clues to what the underlying problems are, and how to help. Drawing from the newest research, technologies, and insights, as well as inspiring case studies of both children and adults, Dr. Herbert guides you toward restoring health and resiliency in your loved o
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 2012
ISBN: 9780345527202
Branch Call Number: 616.85882 HER NVD
Characteristics: xii, 302 p. ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Weintraub, Karen


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