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Waldon Teaches

Bishopswood School June 2013

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Young Adult


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Waldon's Book (early draft)

Walter Solomon

Chris Holland

Mary Jo Middleton

With a foreward by
Prof. Colwyn Trevarthen

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1st two pages

Child development



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Is this site for you?

Questions for parents and therapists working with ASD and other developmentally delayed children

  1. Have you been taught how to work with your child?
  2. Do you have 20-40 minutes a day to work with him or her?
  3. Is his behaviour improving?
  4. Is she starting to understand more?
You do not need to spend all your time and resources - you just need a more efficient and rational approach.

This website is designed to help all developmentally delayed children - not only children on the autistic spectrum - achieve their potential. Usually the potential is much higher than typically expected. The site divides into two sections:

The main site gives a detailed overview with many videos of the Waldon Approach/Functional Learning, and information on the recently published book Autism and Understanding. The National Autistic Society reviewer wrote: "this is a book I am going to treasure".

The Parents and Professional site provides comprehensive and free training for parents and professionals seeking to improve their effectiveness in working and playing with their children. The lectures and training were originally given at the Feuerstein Institute in Israel where the author is employed as a practitioner.

Walter Solomon is a parent, an author, a practitioner, and a trainer who works at four different centres in Israel.

Robert Solomon was written off at age two as retarded, remote and with shocking behavior and his parents were recommended to place him in a home and get on with their lives. Thanks to the approach developed by neurologist the late Dr. Geoffrey Waldon, Robert is now happily married with two beautiful children and pursues a successful career as a web developer. He is responsible for the development of this website.

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