Autism Spectrum Disorder (revised)

Autism Spectrum Disorder (revised)

The Complete Guide to Understanding Autism

Format
Paperback
Price
$17.00
 
Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780399166631
  • 400  Pages
  • Perigee
  • Adult

Overview

Newly revised and updated, this award-winning guide covers every aspect of understanding and living with autism today

Comprehensive and authoritative, Autism Spectrum Disorders explains all aspects of the condition, and is written for parents, educators, caregivers, and others looking for accurate information and expert insight. Newly updated to reflect the latest research, treatment methods, and DSM-V criteria, this invaluable book covers:

• The causes of autism spectrum disorders
• Getting an accurate diagnosis
• Treatments based on behavioral, psychological, and biomedical interventions
• Coping strategies for families and education needs and programs
• Living and working conditions for adults with ASD
• Community interaction and teaching strategies and resources for educators and other professionals

Praise

“A clearly written, well-organized, carefully documented compilation of important information and useful advice. It will provide invaluable help and guidance to parents and professionals alike, especially those who are new to the world of autism. This book is not merely highly recommended—it is indispensable.” —Bernard Rimland, Ph.D,. director of the Autism Research Institute, founder of the Autism Society of America, and editor of Autism Research Review International

“This book gives the general public, professionals, and parents a better understanding of the autism spectrum, as well as providing lists of resources useful to those who are on the spectrum, and those who work and care for them.”
—Temple Grandin, Ph.D.

 
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