International Review of Research in Mental Retardation: Austism

International Review of Research in Mental Retardation: Austism

by Laraine Masters Glidden, Glidden
     
 

ISBN-10: 0123662230

ISBN-13: 9780123662231

Pub. Date: 10/02/2000

Publisher: Elsevier Science

This special thematic volume on Autism in the International Review of Research in Mental Retardation series provides a comprehensive overview of research on autism today. Coverage includes discussion of the genetics, diagnosis, neural and cognitive basis, and development of autism, as well as an exploration of the effects of autism on language,

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This special thematic volume on Autism in the International Review of Research in Mental Retardation series provides a comprehensive overview of research on autism today. Coverage includes discussion of the genetics, diagnosis, neural and cognitive basis, and development of autism, as well as an exploration of the effects of autism on language, attachment, and emotional responsiveness. A final chapter examines the psychological impact that raising an autistic child has on the family.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780123662231
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
10/02/2000
Series:
International Review of Research in Mental Retardation Series
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

S. Rogers, Diagnosis of Autism Before the Age of Three.
K. Horvath, J.T. Tildon, C. Stodgell, J.L. Ingram, and S.L. Hyman, The Role of Candidate Genes in Unraveling the Genetics of Autism.
F. Volkmar and A. Klin, Asperger's Disorder and Higher Functioning Autism: Same or Different?
N. Minshew, C. Johnson, and B. Luna, The Cognitive and Neural Basis of Autism: A Disorder of Complex Information Processing and Dysfunction of Neocortical Systems.
S. Baron-Cohen, Theory of Mind and Autism: A Review.
P. Mundy and R. Neal, Neural Polasticity, Joint Attention and Autistic Development Pathology.
H. Tager-Flusberg, Understanding the Language and Communicative Impairments in Autism.
C. Dissanayake and M. Sigman, Attachment and Emotional Responsiveness in Children with Autism.
M. Seltzer, M.W. Krauss, G.I. Orsmond, and C. Vestal, Families of Adolescents and Adults with Autism: Uncharted Territory.

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