Autism Spectrum Disorder: The Complete Guide to by Chantal Sicile-Kira

By Chantal Sicile-Kira

Newly revised and up-to-date, this award-winning advisor covers each element of knowing and residing with autism this day

accomplished and authoritative, Autism Spectrum Disorders explains all features of the situation, and is written for folks, educators, caregivers, and others trying to find exact info and specialist perception. Newly up-to-date to mirror the most recent examine, therapy tools, and DSM-V standards, this precious publication covers:

• The explanations of autism spectrum disorders
• Getting a correct diagnosis
• remedies in keeping with behavioral, mental, and biomedical interventions
• Coping concepts for households and schooling wishes and programs
• dwelling and dealing stipulations for adults with ASD
• neighborhood interplay and educating ideas and assets for educators and different professionals

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Granted, many people would find life a lot easier if they did not have ASD. But perhaps those who have extraordinary talents would not have those gifts, either. Would Beethoven have created his Ninth Symphony? Would Einstein have come up with his theory of relativity? Temple Grandin (who has designed one-third of all the livestock-handling facilities in the United States) believes that her talent for solving concept problems is due to her “ability to visualize and see the world in pictures,” which can be attributed to having ASD.

While the author has made every effort to provide accurate telephone numbers, Internet addresses, and other contact information at the time of publication, neither the publisher nor the author assumes any responsibility for errors, or for changes that occur after publication. Further, the publisher does not have any control over and does not assume any responsibility for author or third-party websites or their content. Version_1 For Jeremy, Rebecca, and Daniel, the stars of my universe. I know of nobody who is purely autistic or purely neurotypical.

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