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Cutting-Edge Therapies for Autism: Fully Updated Edition

Cutting-Edge Therapies for Autism: Fully Updated Edition

by Ken Siri, Tony Lyons
     
 

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The parents of children with autism know that learning about treatments is a full-time job. For parents with limited time, ability, or resources, Ken Siri and Tony Lyons have compiled the latest in autism research and treatment. Cutting-Edge Therapies for Autism contains contributions from more than eighty experts on a variety of therapies, models, and

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The parents of children with autism know that learning about treatments is a full-time job. For parents with limited time, ability, or resources, Ken Siri and Tony Lyons have compiled the latest in autism research and treatment. Cutting-Edge Therapies for Autism contains contributions from more than eighty experts on a variety of therapies, models, and multifaceted evaluation and treatment centers. 

Revised to reflect the new developments in the last year, the 2012– 2013 edition includes up-to-date information on antiepileptic, antifungal, and art therapy treatments; about aquatic, art, music, and drama therapies; and how diets, chelation, indigenous healing, and other exciting new treatments can be used to help your child. It also addresses developing technologies, like the iPad, which provides apps that help kids with autism communicate and organize their day, and helps parents keep track of therapy schedules. Filled with case studies and research, Cutting-Edge Therapies for Autism is a detailed and informative guide for anyone affected by autism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781616085087
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
07/15/2012
Pages:
688
Sales rank:
1,146,044
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.60(d)

Meet the Author

Tony Lyons is the president and publisher of Skyhorse Publishing. He is the author of The Little Red Book of Dad's Wisdom and Cutting-Edge Therapies for Autism.

Ken Siri is a freelance writer living in New York City and is the parent of a boy with autism. He is the author of 1,001 Tips for the Parents of Autistic Boys and co-author of Cutting-Edge
Therapies for Autism.

Teri Arranga is the executive director of AutismOne and has served as the editor-in-chief of Autism Science Digest. Teri has also been an annual contributor to Skyhorse Publishing’s Cutting-Edge Therapies for Autism. She is a radio host and serves as the vice president of the Global Autism Collaboration. Teri lives in Fullerton, California.

Lori McIlwain cofounded the National Autism Association (NAA) in 2003 and currently serves as its executive director. Since 2002, Lori has lobbied Congress for environmental research funding in relation to autism spectrum disorders, and has worked closely with lawmakers on issues relating to human rights and safety. Through NAA, she has launched multiple public service campaigns to advocate for federal safety regulations, wandering prevention, and the elimination of dangerous restraint and seclusion practices in schools. Her advocacy began after her son, Connor, was diagnosed with autism.

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