By Yoon-Suk Hwang, Patrick Kearney

ISBN-10: 3319189611

ISBN-13: 9783319189611

ISBN-10: 331918962X

ISBN-13: 9783319189628

This publication provides rising study at the effectiveness of mindfulness tools in lowering habit difficulties linked to autism spectrum problems (ASD) in young children. the quantity synthesizes present learn and theories at the healing makes use of of mindfulness, particularly for individuals dwelling with developmental disabilities. furthermore, it examines a promising new learn within which moms of youngsters with ASD examine mindfulness strategies for his or her personal use and are then educated to coach the easy methods to their childrens. The ebook concludes with a record of poststudy findings and a dialogue of sensible and methodological concerns relating to mindfulness interventions for ASD.

Featured issues include:

  • A family tree of mindfulness, from unique Buddhist texts to trendy healthiness applications.
  • Implications for extra 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 similar disciplines.

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G. thoughts) to meet the same intervention objective. g. , 2013). 4 Intervention Method This section outlines intervention design, strategy and duration. Intervention design can be classified according to whether the mindfulness training and self-practice components were engaged in consecutively or concurrently. Of the 21 studies, 13 took the consecutive design approach, which consisted of an intensive training period followed by a self-practice period. During the intensive training period, practitioners individually learned Meditation on SoF though guided meditation and 42 3 Mindfulness and Disability practice assignments.

Nearly half were diagnosed with ADHD, while 15 % were diagnosed with ASD and 7 % with an anxiety disorder. Parents practised awareness of each moment and learned how to recognise the patterns and symptoms of their stress, and to become less reactive in their parenting. g. g. , 2013). e. e. reductions in conflicts in front of their child). Although parenting stress was one focus of the Mindful Parenting programme, the level of parenting stress was not measured. Professional Care Providers In a study aimed at professional care providers, Singh et al.

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