41 Things to Know about Autism

41 Things to Know about Autism

by Chantal Sicile-Kira
     
 

Every year, 1 in every 100 children in America are diagnosed with autism. Although autism has reached epidemic proportions, it is far from understood. In41 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,

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. In41 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781596525832
Publisher:
Turner Publishing Company
Publication date:
03/28/2010
Series:
Good Things to Know Series
Pages:
211
Sales rank:
1,320,640
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 6.40(h) x 0.60(d)

What People are saying about this

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)

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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