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Mind/body techniques for Asperger's syndrome [electronic resource] : the way of the pathfinder / Ron Rubio ; forewords by Irene Brody and Anthony Castrogiovanni.

Author/Creator:
Rubio, Ron, 1957-
Publication:
London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2008.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (153 p.)
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Subjects:
Asperger's syndrome -- Exercise therapy.
Asperger's syndrome -- Patients -- Rehabilitation.
Martial arts -- Therapeutic use.
Holistic medicine.
Mind and body.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
After a few sessions with you, Nathan became aware of how he was carrying himself. We noticed a change in his gait. He was straighter, taller and more assertive in his walking. His gait was that of a confident man... He beamed with pride as I went on and on about how differently he presented himself. It shook me up!". --letter to Ron Rubio from the mother of a 22-year-old client with Asperger's Syndrome. People with Asperger's Syndrome (AS) typically experience difficulty with balance, coordination and sensory awareness. The mind/body exercises in this book help young people with AS impro
Contents:
FRONT COVER; MIND/BODY TECHNIQUES FOR ASPERGER'S SYNDROME; THE WAY OF THE PATHFINDER; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Foreword by Irene Brody; Foreword by Anthony Castrogiovanni,; 1. Introduction to Core Concepts of Pathfinder Mentoring; 2. The Breath Foundation: Being Grounded; 3. Mindfulness: Taming "the Chattering Mind"; 4. Standing on Your Own Two Feet; 5. Posture, Presence, and Extension; 6. The Power of Movement; 7. The Rites of Passage; Bibliography; Index;
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1-281-78231-9
9786611782313
1-84642-805-X
OCLC:
476168845