By: Sneddon, Robert.Series: Explaining.Publisher: London Franklin Watts 2013Edition: Updated edition.Description: 44 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm.ISBN: 9781445117683.Subject(s): AUTISM | ASPERGER SYNDROME | JUVENILE LITERATURE | MENTAL HEALTH | FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS | SCHOOLING | TREATMENT | CHILDREN | ADULTS
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What is autism/|Autism : a brief history|The rise of autism|The autistic spectrum|The signs of autism|Autism and inheritance|The trigger of autism|Autism and the body|Autism and mental health|Can autism be treated?|Living with autism|Autism and families|Autism and school|Asperger syndrome|Autism and adulthood|The future for autism|Glossary|Index
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"The Explaining series looks at a range of conditions, illnesses and disabilities that affect children and adults all over the world. The books explain why they occur, how they are diagnosed, how they affect people and how they can be treated. Case studies illustrate how it feels to have an illness or disability and how children and adults manage their conditions and live full and happy lives." - BOOK JACKET
This addition to the library provides a good introduction to autism for older children, families, teachers and caregivers.
It includes chapters on the history of autism, the rise of autism, autism at home and at school and Asperger syndrome.
Snedden discusses the diagnosis of autism, how autism affects people and how it may be treated.
This is an attractively presented book with pictures, photos and case studies to add interest.