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Making sense of autistic spectrum disorders : create the brightest future for your child with the best treatment options / James Coplan.

Coplan, James. (Author).
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Location: Fennell STACKS RJ506 .A9 C672 2010
Barcode: 30731101199218
Status: Available

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  • ISBN: 9780553806816
  • ISBN: 0553806815
  • Physical Description: xxii, 424 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, c2010.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The world of the child: Patterns of development -- Getting a diagnosis -- Why my child? A medical primer -- Speculative causes of ASD, and the Autism "explosion" -- What does the futrue hold? The natural history of ASD -- The world of intervention services: What can I do? intervention basics -- In the beginning: intensive behavioural intervention -- Next steps: playful sabotage, watchful waiting -- Language therpies: communication first, speech sceond --Socially based therapies -- Hands-on therapies -- Behavior management and psychopharmacology -- Going to school -- Sense and nonsense in the treatment of ASD -- The world of the family: Family matters -- Practical concerns.
Summary, etc.:
Compiles decades of research and clinical work in a guide to the sometimes bewildering array of therapy options and intervention programs.
Subject: Autism in children.
Autism > Treatment.