Understanding Autism for Dummies

Understanding Autism for Dummies

Book - 2006
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Autism affects more than 1 million children and adults in theUnited States, and parents may be confused by the behavior ofautistic children. This book provides help-and hope-by explainingthe differences between various types of autism and delivering thelowdown on behavioral, educational, medical, other interventions.Featuring inspiring autism success stories as well as a list oforganizations where people who support those with autism can go foradditional help, it offers practical advice on how to educatechildren as well as insights on helping people with autism usetheir strengths to maximize their potential in life.

Stephen Shore , EdD (Brookline MA), serves on the boardfor several autism spectrum-related organizations and he haswritten Beyond the Wall: Personal Experiences with Autism andAsperger 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 journalistwho specializes in health and business.
Temple Grandin , PhD (Fort Collins, CO) is the author of thebestselling Thinking in Pictures (0-679-77289-8) and Emergence: Labeled Autistic (0-446-67182-7).

Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : 2006
ISBN: 9780764525476
Branch Call Number: ANF 618.928982 SHOR
Characteristics: xviii, 384 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Rastelli, Linda G.


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