Using the S.C.A.R.E.D. Calming Technique with Children and Adults with Autism
Author 1: Deborah Lipsky
Author 2: Will Richards
Using the easy-to-remember acronym S.C.A.R.E.D, coined by clinical psychologist Will Richards, this guide offers strategies and practical techniques that will be a valuable reference tool to anyone in a first response position. The authors have created a training programme to explain the autistic experience and mindset, and guide the interventions of first responders to autistic individuals in crisis.
Contents: Foreword, Introduction, Frequently Asked Questions, Safe, Calm, Affirmation, Routine, Empathy, Develop a plan.