Autistic Spectrum Disorders

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762308187
  • Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing
  • Publication date: 11/1/2001
  • Series: Advances in Special Education
  • Pages: 316
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.66 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors
1 Theoretical Aspects
Cognitive Theories and Symptomology of Autism 3
The Control Theory of Autism 19
Autism: Neurological Implications and the Aging Process 37
A Case Study in the Dynamics of Autism 53
2 Educational Considerations
Preparing Future Teachers for Students with Autistic Spectrum Disorders 69
Inservice Training for Educators of Individuals with Autism 89
Developing Appropriate Curriculum for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders 109
Language Development and Text Comprehension in Individuals with Autism 133
Autism: Multicultural Perspectives 151
3 Clinical Intervention Considerations
Diagnosis and Assessment of Autistic Spectrum Disorders 181
Counseling Issues for Parents of Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders 211
Counseling Techniques for Individuals with Autistic Spectrum Disorders 235
The Role of Medication in the Management of Autistic Spectrum Disorders 255
Interview with a High Functioning Adult with Autism 269
Index 301
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