Health Care and the Autism Spectrum

Health Care and the Autism Spectrum

by Alison Morton-Cooper
     
 

Planning and managing health care for individuals with autistic spectrum conditions presents a unique set of challenges, from dealing with communication difficulties and sensory overload to problems with physical examinations. This ground-breaking volume tackles all the issues that health professionals can meet on a day-to-day basis, as well as addressing ethical

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Planning and managing health care for individuals with autistic spectrum conditions presents a unique set of challenges, from dealing with communication difficulties and sensory overload to problems with physical examinations. This ground-breaking volume tackles all the issues that health professionals can meet on a day-to-day basis, as well as addressing ethical issues and more specific aspects of health care - autism and illnesses, pregnancy, mental health and promoting general health. Professionals in all fields of health care, as well as individuals with autism spectrum disorders and their caregivers, will find this wide-ranging and informative book an essential reference tool.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781853029639
Publisher:
Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date:
01/19/2004
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.18(h) x 0.35(d)

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