Does My Child Have Autism: A Parents Guide to Early Detection and Intervention in Autism Spectrum Disorders

Does My Child Have Autism: A Parents Guide to Early Detection and Intervention in Autism Spectrum Disorders

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ISBN-13: 9780787984502
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/17/2006
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 660,297
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Wendy L. Stone, Ph.D., is a professor of pediatrics and psychologyand human development at Vanderbilt University and an investigatorat the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development.She founded and directs the Vanderbilt Treatment and ResearchInstitute for Autism Spectrum Disorders, where she has continuingfrontline clinical experience with a broad variety of children withAutism Spectrum Disorders and their families. Her primary researchinterests are in early identification and early intervention forchildren with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Theresa Foy DiGeronimo, M.Ed., is the coauthor of How to Talk toYour Kids About Really Important Things, Launching Our BlackChildren for Success, College of the Overwhelmed, and other booksfrom Jossey-Bass.

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Table of Contents

Preface.

1. What Exactly Are Autism Spectrum Disorders?

2. What Should I Look For?

3. The Early Diagnostic Process.

4. Early Intervention Is Your Child's Best Hope for theFuture.

5. Working with Your Child at Home.

Epilogue.

Appendix A. Diagnostic Criteria for Autistic Disorder.

Appendix B. Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers(M-CHAT).

Notes.

Resources.

About the Authors.

Index.

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