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Title Re-thinking autism : diagnosis, identity and equality / edited by Katherine Runswick-Cole, Rebecca Mallett, and Sami Timimi.
Imprint London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016.

Subject Autism -- Treatment.
Autism -- Diagnosis.
Autistic Disorder -- therapy.
Education, Special.
Alt Name Runswick-Cole, Katherine,
Mallett, Rebecca,
Timimi, Sami,
Add Title Rethinking autism, diagnosis, identity and equality
Description 1 online resource (336 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents pt. I What is autism? -- 1. Understanding This Thing Called Autism / Katherine Runswick-Cole -- 2. What Have We Learned from the Science of Autism? / Brian McCabe -- 3. Does Everybody with an Autism Diagnosis Have the Same Underlying Condition? / Richard Hassall -- 4. The Biopolitics of Autism in Brazil / Clarice Rios -- pt. II Deconstructing autism -- 5. Life Without Autism: A Cultural Logic of Violence / Anne McGuire -- 6. The Commodification of Autism: What's at Stake? / Katherine Runswick-Cole -- 7. How Rude? Autism as a Study in Ability / Kim Davies -- 8. Autism and the Human / Dan Goodley -- 9. Autism Screening and Diagnostic Tools / Brian McCabe -- pt. III Changing practice -- 10. Schools without Labels / Nick Hodge -- 11. Does a Diagnosis of ASD Help Us to Help a Person with Intellectual Disabilities? / Graham Collins -- 12. Critical Systemic Therapy: Autism Stories and Disabled People with Learning Difficulties / Mark Haydon-Laurelut -- 13. Critical Autism and Critical Neuroscience: Towards a Science of Research and Practice / Tom Billington -- 14. Early Diagnosis of Autism: Is Earlier Always Better? / Ginny Russell -- 15. Thinking Systems: ̀Mind' as Relational Activity / Gail Simon -- 16. The Ethics and Consequences of Making Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnoses / Saqib Latif -- 17. Examining Language and Communication in Autism Spectrum Disorder -- In Context / Tom Muskett.
Summary "Disputing the existing accepted approaches to autism and the focus on diagnosis and 'treatment', this book challenges the attitudes, assumptions and prejudices around autism that are generated from the medical model, suggesting that they can be marginalising, limiting and potentially damaging to the individuals labelled with autism."--Provided by publisher.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 1784500275 (electronic book)
9781784500276 (electronic book)
9781849055819 (print)
1849055815 (print)
OCLC # 948780403
Additional Format Print version: Re-thinking autism. London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016 9781849055819 (DLC) 2016000932 (OCoLC)930834095.

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