Working Papers

  Cosa può dirci la ricerca sull’interazione del bambino sui segni precoci dell’autismo  La ricerca contemporanea sull’autismo, sullo sviluppo e sull’interazione genitore-bambino fornisce indicazioni sulla direzione in cui cercare per individuare le prime sfide alla relazione e i segni precoci…

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   Autore: Dr Barbara Kalmanson, PhD Traduzione italiana: Dr Giulia Campatelli, MD, DIRimè Italia La sincronia nell’interazione come lente per i segni precoci di autismo Quando i genitori si sentono disorientati dal loro bambino, i professionisti devono prestare attenzione.  Un…

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  Recognizing and Treating Early Signs of Autism: The Unseen Half of the Story (Part 4) Introduction In the previous articles in this series (Part Two: Recognizing and Treating Early Signs of Autism: Theory and Research, Part Three: Recognizing and…

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. The infant-parent therapeutic process for treatment of early signs of Autism Historically, Autism treatment methods have seen the full swing of the pendulum.  Original papers by Leo Kanner, (1943) the psychiatrist from John’s Hopkins Medical Center, who first described…

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What you can do to help your child if he is at Stage 1 of communication and language development. One way we can help your child is to determine what stage of communication development he is in. The following stages…

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How do children learn to understand and use language?   “In order to develop normally, a child requires progressively more complex joint activity with one or more adults who have an irrational emotional relationship with the child. Somebody’s got to…

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              Introduction: One of the most challenging realities for children on the autism spectrum and their parents is the difficulty the children face with the development of communication, language, and speech. Each child’s profile…

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  Applying Theory and Research to Recognize and Treat Early Signs of Autism  What infant interaction research can tell us about early signs of Autism The emerging research on Autism, infant development and infant – parent interaction provide direction regarding where…

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Interactional Synchrony as the lens for seeing Early Signs of Autism When parents feel perplexed by their baby, professionals need to pay attention.  An infant who looks healthy but fails to elicit or respond to a warm connection with primary…

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            SECTION 2: THE SECOND HALF OF THE FIRST YEAR OF LIFE       6 – 9 MONTHS  The infant (Now named Nathan) we have come to know by six months of age will undergo…

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The tie between a baby and his caregiver is universally considered a unique and arguably the most intimate of all human relationships. While this special contact certainly feels wondrous, and at times indefinable, attachment is actually woven together through countless…

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      KIDSATTUNED July 2013 Written by  Barbara Kalmanson, PhD Implementation of principles of infant mental health across disciplines As well received as these principles are in early intervention, many providers struggle with how to implement them in their daily practices…

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