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Autism and Spirituality: Psyche, Self and Spirit in People on the Autism Spectrum By Olga Bogdashina,

  • Title: Autism and Spirituality: Psyche, Self and Spirit in People on the Autism Spectrum
  • Author: Olga Bogdashina
  • ISBN: 9781849052856
  • Page: 408
  • Format: Paperback
  • Olga Bogdashina argues persuasively that, contrary to popular belief, spirituality plays a vital role in the lives of many people with autism spectrum disorders ASD.Drawing on interdisciplinary research from fields as diverse as psychology, philosophy, anthropology, linguistics, neuroscience and religion, as well as first hand experiences of people on the spectrum, she sOlga Bogdashina argues persuasively that, contrary to popular belief, spirituality plays a vital role in the lives of many people with autism spectrum disorders ASD.Drawing on interdisciplinary research from fields as diverse as psychology, philosophy, anthropology, linguistics, neuroscience and religion, as well as first hand experiences of people on the spectrum, she shows how people with ASD experience their inner worlds and sense of self, and how this shapes the spiritual dimension of their lives and vice versa She presents a coherent framework for understanding the routes of spiritual development and spiritual giftedness within this group, offering insights that will inform understanding of how to support and nurture spiritual wellbeing in people with ASDs.This book gives a voice to both verbal and non verbal individuals on the autism spectrum whose spiritual experiences, though often unconventional, are meaningful and profound It is essential reading for all those interested in the spiritual wellbeing of this group, including pastoral carers and counsellors, ministers of religion, spiritual leaders, parents and carers and individuals on the autism spectrum.
    Autism and Spirituality Psyche Self and Spirit in People on the Autism Spectrum Olga Bogdashina argues persuasively that contrary to popular belief spirituality plays a vital role in the lives of many people with autism spectrum disorders ASD Drawing on interdisciplinary resear

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    1. This is the kind of book that makes clear the importance for everybody to know something about autism It isn t just a matter of whether there are any autistic people in your lives it s a matter of understanding ourselves Although matters of spirituality are important in this book, many other dimensions of the person are discussed at some length to put spirituality in context Some of the exotic aspects of spirituality are surveyed but it turns out to be justified in this book as autistic persons [...]

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