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Autism spectrum disorder / Marguerite Rodger.

By: Rodger, Marguerite.
Series: Understanding mental health: Publisher: St. Catharines; New York, NY : Crabtree Publishing Company, 2014Copyright date: 2014Description: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780778700876.Subject(s): AUTISM | DIAGNOSIS | INTERVENTION | STIGMA | BEHAVIOUR MANAGEMENT | FRIENDSHIPS | JUVENILE LITERATURE
Contents:
Patterns and pathways -- What is ASD? -- Diagnosis and treatment -- Dealing with stigma -- Managing behavior -- Making friends -- Friends and family -- Coping toolbox.
Summary: "Autism Spectrum Disorder is a term used to describe a group of developmental disorders that include autism, Asperger Syndrome, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, and others. Many people with these disorders struggle with social interaction and communication. This informative book provides insight into how people diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder experience the world around them and promotes understanding and acceptance. A chapter for friends and family discusses how to handle autism spectrum disorder and its effects on siblings and relatives."-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 46-47) and index.

Patterns and pathways -- What is ASD? -- Diagnosis and treatment -- Dealing with stigma -- Managing behavior -- Making friends -- Friends and family -- Coping toolbox.

"Autism Spectrum Disorder is a term used to describe a group of developmental disorders that include autism, Asperger Syndrome, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, and others. Many people with these disorders struggle with social interaction and communication. This informative book provides insight into how people diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder experience the world around them and promotes understanding and acceptance. A chapter for friends and family discusses how to handle autism spectrum disorder and its effects on siblings and relatives."-- Provided by publisher.

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