Introduction. 1. What is smearing? 2. Causes of smearing. 3. How to manage smearing. 4. Eating faeces. 5. Recurrence of smearing and/or ingesting faeces. Appendices. References.
Understand and address the causes of faecal smearing in children and adults with autism spectrum disorders and developmental and intellectual disabilities
Kate E. Reynolds, MSc (Dist) BSc. RGN. PGDipHEd. PGDipCouns., has two children on the autism spectrum, one with development delays and intellectual disabilities. This gives her unique insight into some of the issues affecting such children. She is the author of several JKP titles, including the Sexuality and Safety with Tom and Ellie series. Kate lives in Wiltshire, UK.
This book will help with understanding a condition that is
distressing and challenging for both carers and professionals. It
explores the underlying causes and gives practical approaches for
Smearing is a topic that is rarely addressed, and this book will help to promote discussion and knowledge.