A Practical Guide to Autism
What Every Parent, Family Member, and Teacher Needs to Know
2. Auflage November 2021
304 Seiten, Softcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd
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An accessible guide to the most recent information about autism
The revised and updated second edition of A Practical Guide to Autism offers an authoritative guide to the diagnosis, assessment, and treatment of Autism/Autism Spectrum Disorder. Written by two highly regarded medical professionals, the book offers parents, family memberts, and teachers a useful review of the concept of autism, its diagnosis, and the most current treatments available. This comprehensive resource covers the range of the condition in infants, young, and school age children, adolescents, and adults.
The authors explore evidence-based treatments and review of some of the alternative and complementary treatments proposed for autism. Information on educational programs and entitlement services are also provided. In addition, the book contains information on issues, such as medical care, medication use, safety, behavioral, and mental health problems. The book covers the range of ages and entire spectrum of autism and provides an introduction to the diagnostic concept. With the expanding number of treatments and interventions this book is a useful guide for all those involved in caring for individuals on the autism spectrum. This important guide:
* Offers lists of resources for parents and professionals compiled by experts in the field and reviewed by parents.
* Includes updated research that adheres to DSM-5 standards.
* Provides an accessible resource with succinct content delivery
* Contains new discussions on modern treatments that have been identified since the publication of the first edition.
Written for parents, teachers, and caregivers, A Practical Guide to Autism, Second Edition offers an updated and expanded edition to the practical guide to autism.
Chapter 1 An Introduction to Autism: What Is It and How Do We Understand It? 1
Chapter 2 Getting a Diagnosis 21
Appendix 1 Understanding Assessment Results 43
Chapter 3 Overview of Educational Programs and Interventions 45
Chapter 4 Securing Services 71
Chapter 5 Infants and Young Children with ASD 89
Chapter 6 The School-Age Child With ASD 109
Chapter 7 Adolescents and Adults on the Autism Spectrum 135
Chapter 8 Medical Care 155
Chapter 9 Safety 173
Chapter 10 Sleep and Sleep Problems 185
Chapter 11 Sensory Issues 197
Chapter 12 Behavioral and Mental Health Problems: Issues and Interventions 207
Chapter 13 Considering Medications for Behavior and Mental Health Problems 225
Chapter 14 Considering Complementary, Alternative, and Emerging Treatments 243
Chapter 15 Supporting Families 257
Appendix 1: Glossary 269
Sally J. Rogers, Ph.D., F-APA, F-APS, F-INSAR
Professor Emeritus, Licensed Psychologist
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, the MIND Institute
University California Davis
LISA A. WIESNER, MD, is a pediatrician, now retired, and previously a Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT.