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Daily Life Therapy : A method of educating autistic children : Record of actual education at musashino higashi gakuen school, japan / Kiyo Kitahara

By: Kitahara, Kiyo
Material type: TextTextSeries: Daily Life TherapyPublisher: Boston, MA The Nimrod Press 1984Description: 204 pages : 22 cmSubject(s): Understanding autism interventions | Understanding autism | Childhood | Art and music therapies | Basic life skills | Motor skills | Research summaries | Resources for educators | School and learningSummary: "Dr. Kitahara's methods emerged naturally from her experience teaching an autistic child who was in her regular kindergarten class. Her methodology of group dynamics incorporates physical education, art, music, academics, the acquisition and development of communication and daily living skills to promote social independence. Recognizing that children with autism tend to be socially isolated, sometimes developmentally delicate, and are often anxious, sensitive and fragile, Dr. Kitahara developed a unique educational approach to address these characteristics."
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"Dr. Kitahara's methods emerged naturally from her experience teaching an autistic child who was in her regular kindergarten class. Her methodology of group dynamics incorporates physical education, art, music, academics, the acquisition and development of communication and daily living skills to promote social independence. Recognizing that children with autism tend to be socially isolated, sometimes developmentally delicate, and are often anxious, sensitive and fragile, Dr. Kitahara developed a unique educational approach to address these characteristics."