Autism Spectrum Disorders: Issues in Assessment and Intervention
Autism Spectrum Disorders emphasises the roles of communication, play, and social interaction in understanding and managing the needs of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This comprehensive text has two primary uses:
1.as a textbook in courses dealing with autism and
2.as a resource for families who are affected by ASD.
This book will appeal to all professionals who are preparing students to work with individuals with ASD and their families. Families affected by ASD who want to understand the core deficit areas for their children and what can be done to address those deficit areas will also greatly appreciate this thorough resource.
Reading this book will help you think about autism in different ways. Its content will help you acquire knowledge and skills that students and practitioners need to make a difference in the lives of children with ASD and their families. Professionals in speech-language pathology, psychology, education, early childhood, special education, social work, pediatrics, occupational therapy, physical therapy, nursing, and audiology will all find this to be a useful teaching tool and a valuable resource.
653 pages • 7 x 10 • ©2006 • hardcover • perfect binding
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