Menschen Im Autismus Spektrum

Author: Georg Theunissen
Publisher: Kohlhammer Verlag
ISBN: 9783170253933
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Das Buch bestimmt ein radikaler Blickwechsel auf das Phanomen Autismus. Pathologische und defizitorientierte Perspektiven werden hier endgultig verabschiedet. Unter dem Leitmotiv "Verstehen" geht es zunachst um die Innensicht und die Selbstbilder autistischer Personen. Unter dem Motto "Annehmen" wird dann das Kernthema Wertschatzung von Autisten als "Experten in eigener Sache" behandelt. Der dritte Teil des Buches steht im Zeichen von "Unterstutzen" und liefert einen profunden Einblick in padagogische Unterstutzungsformen auf den unterschiedlichsten Handlungsfeldern im schulischen, ausserschulischen, im beruflichen und privaten Bereich. Das Buch eroffnet nicht nur vollig neue Sichtweisen auf Menschen im Autismus-Spektrum, sondern liefert auch richtungsweisende Impulse fur einen neuen Umgang mit Autismus in der Praxis.

Mona Lisa Overdrive

Author: William Gibson
Publisher: Spectra
ISBN: 0307831191
Size: 59.87 MB
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William Gibson, author of the extraordinary multiaward-winning novel Neuromancer, has written his most brilliant and thrilling work to date . . .The Mona Lisa Overdrive. Enter Gibson's unique world--lyric and mechanical, erotic and violent, sobering and exciting--where multinational corporations and high tech outlaws vie for power, traveling into the computer-generated universe known as cyberspace. Into this world comes Mona, a young girl with a murky past and an uncertain future whose life is on a collision course with internationally famous Sense/Net star Angie Mitchell. Since childhood, Angie has been able to tap into cyberspace without a computer. Now, from inside cyberspace, a kidnapping plot is masterminded by a phantom entity who has plans for Mona, Angie, and all humanity, plans that cannot be controlled . . . or even known. And behind the intrigue lurks the shadowy Yazuka, the powerful Japanese underworld, whose leaders ruthlessly manipulate people and events to suit their own purposes . . . or so they think.

Fachenglisch F R Gesundheitsberufe

Author: Sandra Schiller
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 364217292X
Size: 10.86 MB
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Das Fachenglisch-Lehrbuch für drei therapeutische Berufsgruppen vermittelt den im Berufsalltag relevanten Wortschatz, das Fachvokabular zu Krankheitsbildern sowie Informationen über das Gesundheitssystem in den angelsächsischen Ländern. Im Mittelpunkt steht das Training der aktiven Sprachkompetenz im Berufsalltag – für eine leichtere Kommunikation mit englischsprachigen Kollegen, ein besseres Verständnis englischsprachiger Fachliteratur und mehr Sicherheit bei Präsentationen. Kostenlose Internet-Downloads von Lesetexten und Übungen.

Through The Eyes Of Aliens

Author: Jasmine Lee O'Neill
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9781853027109
Size: 25.84 MB
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This is a positive description of how it feels to be autistic and how friends, family and professionals can be more sensitive to the needs of autistic people. Lee O'Neill perceives the imagination and keenly-felt sensory world of the autistic person as gifts. She challenges the reader to accept their difference and celebrate their uniqueness.

Learning And Cognition In Autism

Author: Eric Schopler
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 148991286X
Size: 24.45 MB
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This first-of-its-kind volume describes the cognitive and educational characteristics of people with autism. Leading experts in the field contribute papers to this book, explaining intervention techniques and strategies. Parents, researchers, professionals, and clinicians interested in educating people with autism will appreciate this volume.

Riverboat Roulette

Author: Carolyn Keene
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1481465988
Size: 58.82 MB
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Nancy and her friends only have a few hours to track down the donations for a charity gala that have mysteriously gone missing in this fourteenth book of the Nancy Drew Diaries, a fresh approach to the classic mystery series. Bess’s mom is on the board of Pet Crusaders, a local rescue organization, and hosts the charity’s annual fundraising gala. Nancy, Bess, and George have attended the event ever since they were kids, and they’re excited for this year’s party, the theme of which is “A Night on a Riverboat.” The gala will feature blackjack, roulette, and a high-stakes poker tournament, and all proceeds will go to help stray animals. But when the charity money goes missing mid-event, Nancy has to track down the thief—before the ship docks. With three hours and over two hundred guests, Nancy faces one of her greatest mystery-solving challenges yet!

Perceptual And Emotional Embodiment

Author: Yann Coello
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317616766
Size: 30.93 MB
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This two-volume set provides a comprehensive overview of the multidisciplinary field of Embodied Cognition. With contributions from internationally acknowledged researchers from a variety of fields, Foundations of Embodied Cognition reveals how intelligent behaviour emerges from the interplay between brain, body and environment. Covering early research and emerging trends in embodied cognition, Volume 1 Perceptual and Emotional Embodiment is divided into four distinct parts, bringing together a number of influential perspectives and new ideas. Part one opens the volume with an overview of theoretical perspectives and the neural basis of embodiment, before part two considers body representation and its links with action. Part three examines how actions constrain perception of the environment, and part four explores how emotions can be shaped and structured by the body and its activity. Building on the idea that knowledge acquisition, retention and retrieval are intimately interconnected with sensory and motor processes, Foundations of Embodied Cognition is a landmark publication in the field. It will be of great interest to researchers and advanced students from across the cognitive sciences, including those specialising in psychology, neuroscience, intelligent systems and robotics, philosophy, linguistics and anthropology.

Pushing Time Away

Author: Peter Singer
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1504005082
Size: 46.48 MB
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This account of a teacher in Austria—a friend of Freud and one of the millions of victims of the Holocaust—is “beautifully written and deeply moving” (Joyce Carol Oates). Peter Singer’s Pushing Time Away is a rich and loving portrait of the author’s grandfather, David Oppenheim, from the turn of the twentieth century to the end of his life in a concentration camp during the Second World War. Oppenheim, a Jewish teacher of Greek and Latin living in Vienna, was a contemporary and friend of both Sigmund Freud and Alfred Adler. With his wife, Amalie, one of the first women to graduate in math and physics from the University of Vienna, he witnessed the waning days of the Hapsburg Empire, the nascence of psychoanalysis, the grueling years of the First World War, and the rise of anti-Semitism and Nazism. Told partly through Oppenheim’s personal papers, including letters to and from his wife and children, Pushing Time Away blends history, anecdote, and personal investigation to pull the story of one extraordinary life out of the millions lost to the Holocaust. A contemporary philosopher known for such works as The Life You Can Save and Animal Liberation, Singer offers a true story of his own family with “all the power of a great novel . . . resonant of The Reader by Bernhard Schlink or An Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro” (The New York Times). This ebook features an illustrated biography of Peter Singer, including rare photos from the author’s personal collection.

Autism Spectrum Disorders

Author: Amy M. Wetherby
Publisher: Brookes Pub
ISBN: 9781557664457
Size: 22.52 MB
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A reference guide to autism spectrum disorders that provides an in-depth overview of the communication, language, social, and behavioral issues of autism spectrum disorders.