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Asperger's Syndrome : a description of sensory work with children

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dc.contributor.advisor Grobler, Hermanus Bosman en
dc.contributor.author Van Vollenstee, Lindsay en
dc.date.accessioned 2009-08-25T11:03:33Z
dc.date.available 2009-08-25T11:03:33Z
dc.date.issued 2006-03
dc.date.submitted 2006-03-31 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10500/2448
dc.description.abstract This study describes three case studies with three children diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome, the focus of the dissertation being the sensory processing issues that these children experience, the limited intervention regarding this subject, and the possible emotional connotations that may accompany these difficulties. In the study, three children partook in six Gestalt Play Therapy sessions, where sensory stimulants were utilised as a medium of expression. The data was analysed, with the emphasis on the children's responses to the sensory work and the emotions that could be linked to this experience. A detailed description of the sessions is provided. It was found that these children were able to make use of the Gestalt Play Therapy setting, along with the sensory work, as a means of emotional expression. en
dc.format.extent 1 online resource (105 leaves)
dc.language.iso en en
dc.subject Asperger's Syndrome en
dc.subject Gestalt Play Therapy en
dc.subject Sensory integration en
dc.subject Emotions en
dc.subject Emotional expression en
dc.subject Children en
dc.subject.ddc 618.928588
dc.subject.lcsh Asperger's syndrome in children -- Treatment -- Case studies
dc.subject.lcsh Gestalt therapy
dc.subject.lcsh Play therapy
dc.subject.lcsh Senses and sensation in children
dc.title Asperger's Syndrome : a description of sensory work with children en
dc.type Dissertation en
dc.description.department Social Work en
dc.description.degree M. Diac. (Play Therapy) en


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