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Understanding Autism For Dummies

Author : Stephen Shore
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Friendly, accessible guidance for parents of autistic children and people caring for autistic adults Autism affects more than 1 million children and adults in the United States, and parents may be confused by the behavior of autistic children. This book provides help-and hope-by explaining the differences between various types of autism and delivering the lowdown on behavioral, educational, medical, other interventions. Featuring inspiring autism success stories as well as a list of organizations where people who support those with autism can go for additional help, it offers practical advice on how to educate children as well as insights on helping people with autism use their strengths to maximize their potential in life. Stephen Shore, EdD (Brookline MA), serves on the board for several autism spectrum-related organizations and he has written Beyond the Wall: Personal Experiences with Autism and Asperger Syndrome (1-931282-00-5) and edited Ask and Tell: Self Advocacy and Disclosure For People on the Autism Spectrum (1-931282-58-7). Linda G. Rastelli (Middletown, NJ) is a veteran journalist who specializes in health and business. Temple Grandin, PhD (Fort Collins, CO) is the author of the bestselling Thinking in Pictures (0-679-77289-8) and Emergence: Labeled Autistic (0-446-67182-7).

Understanding Autism

Author : Susan Dodd
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Gives parents and carers detailed up-to-date information about autistic disorders by providing practical suggestions and strategies, incorporating the latest teaching methods, to assist in the understanding and management of people with autism at home, in educational programs and in the community. It discusses the unique learning styles, sensory sensitivities, different motivations and relative strengths in visual processing and rote memory skills of children and adults with autism.

30 Days to Understanding Autism

Author : Casey Chaffey
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Whether you are a novice or veteran, navigating the overwhelming amount of information about autism can be daunting.There is no shortage of books, articles, research, opinions, and misinformation. Autism spectrum disorder is one condition with common features that can manifest in diverse ways.This book aims to be an easy and informal read while wading through a wide range of topics including the following:Communication and Executive FunctionSensory Processing and StimmingPrevalence and DetectionDepression and Learning DifficultiesStudies, Statistics, and so much more30 Days to Understanding Autism can be read all at once, used as a reference guide, or simply be a place to turn for daily information and support.

Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder

Author : Holly Duhig
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Autism Spectrum Disorder describes a group of developmental disorders. It is now called a spectrum because people with ASD can experience a wide range of different symptoms and behaviors. This informative book introduces readers to ASD with straightforward text that simplifies complex concepts into age-appropriate language. Full-color photographs and fact boxes highlight important information. This accessible book will be helpful for readers who have been diagnosed with ASD, or who have loved ones with ASD.

New Ways of Understanding Autism

Author : Brigitte Harrisson
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A new understanding of autism spectrum disorder. The experience of autistic people, real-life stories from parents, and suggested therapeutic approaches are brought together in New Ways of Understanding Autism to provide a realistic sense of autism and to build a sense of hope. Co-authors Brigitte Harrisson and Lise St-Charles, along with Governor General–award winning novelist Kim Thúy, present a new understanding of autism spectrum disorder — one that focuses on putting the needs of the autistic person where they should be: at the centre.

Understanding Autism

Author : Onita Nakra
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Presents best practices, derived from research, to supporting, educating, and caring for children on the autism spectrum.

Understanding Autism

Author : Steven O. Moldin
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Taking an all-inclusive look at the subject, Understanding Autism: From Basic Neuroscience to Treatment reviews state-of-the-art research on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of autism. The book addresses potential mechanisms that may underlie the development of autism and the neural systems that are likely to be affected by these molecular, genetic, and infectious etiologies. It reviews key findings that inform diagnosis, epidemiology, clinical neuroscience, and treatment. The book concludes with a discussion of the economic cost of autism and provides a biomedical and public health perspective of the impact of this devastating disease. With chapters authored by clinical and basic researchers at the forefront of molecular and systems neuroscience, clinical neuroscience, and health economics, the book presents a powerful and comprehensive synthesis of current research on autism and its underlying neural substrates. The book's two editors are considered elite pioneers in this area of research. Dr. Rubenstein was recently elected to the highly prestigious Institute of the Medicine, an honor reserved for those most committed to professional achievement and public service.

Difference Not Disorder

Author : Dr Catherine Harvey
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Interventions and educational approaches for children with autism spectrum disorders have developed in response to the different models for how autism has been constructed and understood. This book explores the evolving theories on autism and how these have impacted the interventions and outcomes in education. Drawing on 30 years of professional experience and detailed research, Harvey exposes the myths around autism, advocates for understanding autism as difference rather than impairment, and provides practical guidance on teaching and learning, behaviour management, addressing sensory and physical needs of children with ASD. This accessible overview shows how to put autism research into practice, learn from historic mistakes and create the most supportive environment for children on the autism spectrum.

Understanding Autism

Author : Chloe Silverman
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Offers a social history of autism, describing the role emotions, including parental love, impact biomedical communities studying autism.

Practical Solutions for Stabilizing Students with Classic Autism to be Ready to Learn

Author : Judy Endow
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This title recognizes the importance of offering stabilization strategies that afford students a better regulated body, often enabling students with classic autism to increase their time in school, most of them working up to full-day participation.