41 Things to Know about Autism

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Every year, 1 in every 100 children in America are diagnosed with autism. Although autism has reached epidemic proportions, it is far from understood. In 41 Things To Know About Autism, Chantal Sicile-Kira provides a clear, instructive explanation of autism. If you know someone with autism and would benefit from a quick, straightforward explanation of the condition, this book...
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Overview

Every year, 1 in every 100 children in America are diagnosed with autism. Although autism has reached epidemic proportions, it is far from understood. In 41 Things To Know About Autism, Chantal Sicile-Kira provides a clear, instructive explanation of autism. If you know someone with autism and would benefit from a quick, straightforward explanation of the condition, this book is for you. 41 Things explores questions such as:

• What are the causes of autism? Can vaccines cause autism?
• How can I recognize the symptoms of autism?
• What are the emotional effects of autism on the family?
• Why do children and teens with autism act the way they do?
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What People Are Saying

Dr.Cathy Pratt
"Chantal Sicile-Kira has compiled 41 commonly heard questions and provided practical and useful responses. This book can serve as an incredible resource for family members, professionals and individuals on the spectrum attempting to better inform the public about various aspects of ASD. The book is comprehensive and incredibly readable. Chantal's strength is in knowing the needs of the autism community and responding in a thoughtful manner."-- (Dr. Cathy Pratt, Chair, Autism Society of America and Director, Indiana Resource Center for Autism)
Edmund C. Arranga
"Few in the community offer the practical advice across the expanse of autism with the same insight and wisdom Chantal does. Each chapter gracefully and smartly answers questions people grapple with endlessly. In her crisp and authentic voice, Chantal provides a work that broadens the understanding and offers many answers to the most perplexing problems. Well done!"-- (Edmund C. Arranga, Co-founder & Executive Director, AutismOne)
Temple Grandin
"A wonderful first introduction to autism for parents, teachers, relatives, and neighbors of a child on the autism spectrum."-- (Temple Grandin, Author of Thinking in Pictures and The Way I See It)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781596525832
  • Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 3/28/2010
  • Series: Good Things to Know Series
  • Pages: 211
  • Sales rank: 996,583
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 6.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Chantal Sicile-Kira is an autism advocate and award-winning author of Autism Spectrum Disorders, Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum, and Autism Life Skills. Sicile-Kira lives in California with her family, who has been featured in the MTV documentary "True Life" series and the Newsweek cover story "Growing Up with Autism."
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