Understanding autism for dummies

by Stephen M Shore | 19 September 2006
PAPERBACK
This book provides a friendly, accessible guidance for parents and caregivers of individuals with autism. Autism affects more than 1 million children and adults in the United States, and parents are often baffled and distressed 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 the latest physical, speech, and nutritional therapies. Featuring inspiring autism success stories as well as a directory of autism treatment facilities and other resources, it offers practical advice on how to educate autistic children as well as insights on how to cope with autistic fixations and behavior problems. Stephen Shore, EdD (Brookline MA), serves on the board for several autism spectrum-related organizations and is the editor of "Ask and Tell: Self Advocacy and Disclosure For People on the Autism Spectrum" (1-931282-58-7). Linda Rastelli (Chatham, NJ) is a veteran journalist. 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).
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This book provides a friendly, accessible guidance for parents and caregivers of individuals with autism. Autism affects more than 1 million children and adults in the United States, and parents are often baffled and distressed 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 the latest physical, speech, and nutritional therapies. Featuring inspiring autism success stories as well as a directory of autism treatment facilities and other resources, it offers practical advice on how to educate autistic children as well as insights on how to cope with autistic fixations and behavior problems. Stephen Shore, EdD (Brookline MA), serves on the board for several autism spectrum-related organizations and is the editor of "Ask and Tell: Self Advocacy and Disclosure For People on the Autism Spectrum" (1-931282-58-7). Linda Rastelli (Chatham, NJ) is a veteran journalist. 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).
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This book provides a friendly, accessible guidance for parents and caregivers of individuals with autism. Autism affects more than 1 million children and adults in the United States, and parents are often baffled and distressed 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 the latest physical, speech, and nutritional therapies. Featuring inspiring autism success stories as well as a directory of autism treatment facilities and other resources, it offers practical advice on how to educate autistic children as well as insights on how to cope with autistic fixations and behavior problems. Stephen Shore, EdD (Brookline MA), serves on the board for several autism spectrum-related organizations and is the editor of "Ask and Tell: Self Advocacy and Disclosure For People on the Autism Spectrum" (1-931282-58-7). Linda Rastelli (Chatham, NJ) is a veteran journalist. 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).

Product Details

Understanding autism for dummies

ISBN9780764525476

FormatPAPERBACK

Publisher (19 September. 2006)

No. of Pages365

Weight536

Language English (United States)

Dimensions 233 x 189 x 21.9