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Clinicians need the very latest research on all the hot-button topics related to autism—both to work effectively with children and answer their families' most pressing questions. Autism Frontiers is the book no clinician should practice without: it brings together the biggest names in autism research to examine today's most important medical and clinical issues.
This much-needed professional reference gives clinicians in-depth, up-to-date, and readily applicable research and guidance on the topics they'll encounter most: early diagnosis and intervention, language and social reciprocity, overlapping syndromes, complementary and alternative medicine, autism and epilepsy, parent advocacy, and more. Readers will also get
Editors and Contributors
Foreword Mark L. Batshaw Batshaw, Mark L.
1 Clinical Overview of the Autism Spectrum Bruce K. Shapiro Shapiro, Bruce K. Deepa U. Menon Menon, Deepa U. Pasquale J. Accardo Accardo, Pasquale J.
2 Autism in the Spectrum of Developmental Disabilities Thomas M. Lock Lock, Thomas M.
3 Classification Issues in the Milder Developmental Disorders: Asperger Syndrome, the Syndrome of Nonverbal Learning Disability, and "Einstein Children" Isabelle Rapin Rapin, Isabelle
4 Developmental Regression, Autism, and Epilepsy John F. Mantovani Mantovani, John F.
5 A Neurodevelopmental Perspective on Developmental Language Disorders Bruce K. Shapiro Shapiro, Bruce K.
6 Discourse Skills of Individuals with Higher-Functioning Autism or Asperger Syndrome Janet E. Turner Turner, Janet E.
7 Autism Spectrum Disorders in the First 3 Years of Life Rebecca Landa Landa, Rebecca
8 Classroom-Based Interventions for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders Andrew L. Egel Egel, Andrew L.
9 Student, Parent, and Teacher Perspectives on Barriers to and Facilitators of School Success for Children with Asperger Syndrome Donald P. Oswald Oswald, Donald P. Martha J. Countinho Countinho, Martha J. Jesse "Woody" Johnson Johnson, Jesse "Woody" Jennifer H. Larson Larson, Jennifer H. Carla A. Mazefsky Mazefsky, Carla A.
10 Psychopharmacologic Approaches to Challenging Behaviors in Individuals with Autism Scott M. Myers Myers, Scott M.
11 Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Autism: Promises Kept? Thomas D. Challman Challman, Thomas D.
12 Can Autism Resolve? Juhi Pandey Pandey, Juhi Leandra Wilson Wilson, Leandra Alyssa Verbalis Verbalis, Alyssa Deborah Fein Fein,Deborah
13 Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Conceptualization Pasquale J. Accardo Accardo, Pasquale J.