Autism Spectrum Disorders

Autism Spectrum Disorders

The Complete Guide

Format
Ebook
Price
$13.99
 
  • Ebook
  • ISBN 9781440621734
  • 384 Pages
  • TarcherPerigee
  • Adult

Overview

Based on nearly two decades of Chantal Sicile-Kira’s personal and professional experiences with individuals and families affected by this growing epidemic, Autism Spectrum Disorders explains all aspects of the condition, including:

- The causes of autism spectrum disorders
- How to properly diagnose ASDs
- Treatments based on behavioral, psychological and biomedical interventions
- Coping strategies for families
- Educational needs and programs
- Living and working conditions for adults with ASD
- Community interaction
- Teaching strategies and resources for educators and other professionals

Table of Contents

Autism Spectrum DisordersAcknowledgments
Foreword
Preface
Notes about the Book

Chapter 1: The Myths and History of Autism Spectrum Disorders

Chapter 2: What Autism Spectrum Disorders Are and How to Know If a Person Has One

Chapter 3: What Causes Autism Spectrum Disorders and Why Do People with ASDs Act the Way They Do?

Chapter 4: Newly Diagnosed Adults and Parents of Children with an ASD: After the Diagnosis

Chapter 5: Treatments, Therapies, and Interventions

Chapter 6: Family Life

Chapter 7: Education

Chapter 8: Community Life

Chapter 9: Adults Living and WOrking with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Closing Comments

Appendix
Resources
Bibliography
Index

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