Autism Spectrum Disorders / Edition 3

Autism Spectrum Disorders / Edition 3

by Dianne Zager
     
 

ISBN-10: 0805845798

ISBN-13: 9780805845792

Pub. Date: 09/20/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The field of autism has been growing at an unprecedented rate in recent years. In addition to an actual rise in the number of classic DSM-IV cases, broadened diagnostic criteria have uncovered a wider range of autistic behaviors and ability levels. The third edition of this well-known text continues the mission of its predecessors to present a comprehensive,

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The field of autism has been growing at an unprecedented rate in recent years. In addition to an actual rise in the number of classic DSM-IV cases, broadened diagnostic criteria have uncovered a wider range of autistic behaviors and ability levels. The third edition of this well-known text continues the mission of its predecessors to present a comprehensive, readable, up-to-date overview of the field of autism, one that links research, theory, and practice in ways that are accessible to both practitioners and parents.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805845792
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/20/2004
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
608
Sales rank:
817,154
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.23(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: Foreword. Preface. Part I: The Study of Autism: Perspectives of a Field in Transition. J.D. Bregman, Definitions and Characteristics of the Spectrum. L.Y. Tsai, Recent Neurobiological Research in Autism. V.M. Durand, Past, Present, and Emerging Directions in Education. A. Hecimovic, S. Gregory, The Evolving Role, Impact, and Needs of Families. Part II: The Early Years. E.M. Gabovitch, N.D. Wiseman, Early Identification of Autism Spectrum Disorders. J. Scott, W.L. Baldwin, The Challenge of Early Intensive Intervention. J.S. Bloch, J. Weinstein, M. Seitz, School and Parent Partnerships in the Preschool Years. Part III: Educational Programming, Interventions, and Medical Treatment for Persons With Autism. J.S. Handleman, L.M. Delmolino, Assessment of Children With Autism. D. Zager, N. Shamow, Teaching Students With Autism Spectrum Disorders. A.M. Wetherby, B.M. Prizant, Enhancing Language and Communication Development in Autism Spectrum Disorders: Assessment and Intervention Guidelines. R. Simpson, K. Otten, Structuring Behavior Management Strategies and Building Social Competence. L.Y. Tsai, Medical Treatment in Autism. M.D. Smith, L.R. Philippen, Community Integration and Supported Employment. R.G. Romanczyk, J.M. Gillis, Treatment Approaches For Autism: Evaluating Options and Making Informed Choices.

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