This 3rd edition is a comprehensive resource guide for parents and professionals in the autism community. It presents facts, research information, and effective treatment options in a clear and concise way.
- diagnostic process
- intervention techniques
- biomedical treatments
- and much more
Every section includes a written introduction to that topic and an explanation of that topic's relevance to the field of autism, followed by a list of related resources and suggested readings. The real meat of this book is in the wide-ranging contact information:
- websites for clinics, medical centers, organizations, and key personnel
You can spend hours Googling, or you could buy this book.
Helpful sections include:
- Biomedical Interventions
- Dietary Interventions
- Sensory/Physical therapies
- Intensive Interventions
- Music Interventions
- Relaxation Techniques
- TEC list
|Publisher:||Future Horizons, Inc.|
|Edition description:||Third Edition|
|Product dimensions:||5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.60(d)|
About the Author
Winner of the Outstanding Parent Achievement Award from the Autism Society of America, Elizabeth King Gerlach is the mother of two boys, one of whom has autism. She and her family reside in Oregon.
Table of Contents
Foreword by Stephen Edelson PhD, Director, Center for the Study of Autism
Appendix of organizations
What People are Saying About This
“Parents of autistic children owe an immerse debt of gratitude to Elizabeth King Gerlach. This little guidebook will not only save them countless hours of searching out resources, but will also help assure them that they will not overlook any of the major treatment options that are ‘out there’ for them to consider.”
Bernard Rimland, Director, Autism Research Institute
“When Elizabeth Gerlach first told me about this project, I was thrilled that someone, finally, was going to organize an incredible amount of information into a well-balanced, clear and concise book. She was able to accomplish this task, and as a result, the Autism Treatment Guide has become one of the best-selling books in the field of autism.
“I also like the overall attitude of the book: ‘What’s the bottom line?’ Many parents want to learn about ways to help their children, and the format of this book allows them to find relevant information in an efficient manner along with references and contact numbers. I know many network parents though out the country, and many of the m keep a copy of this book on their desk to use as a handy reference guide. . . . I hope parents and professionals will use this book as a guide on the road to helping individuals with autism.”
From the foreword by Stephen Edelson PhD, Director, Center for the Study of Autism
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
My son has Aspergers Syndrome and I have found this book full of very useful information including address, websites, contact numbers, treatments, vitamin supplements etc¿ I highly recommend this book for anyone dealing with Autism Spectrum Disorders.