Autism

Autism : The Autism Spectrum, Explained - From Autism Diagnosis to Autism Care

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"Autists are the ultimate square pegs, and the problem with pounding a square peg into a round hole is not that the hammering is hard work. It's that you're destroying the peg." Paul Collins 2nd Edition and Free BONUS Do you have a child with autism or know someone with autism? Have you ever wanted to know more about this disorder and how it is diagnosed? Do you have a loved one who is caring for a child with autism? Do you see signs of autism in yourself and others? Then this book is a must read for you. It covers such topics as the history of autism, what the autism spectrum really means, and how autism is diagnosed. This book discussed some of the tests involved in the diagnosis process. Take a ride into history, looking at how this group of disorders was first observed in the early 1900's and how the research has continued to present day. Autism is a group of disorders classified by several different types of characteristics. In addition, those with autism may also have autism in combination with other development concerns, such as ADD, ADHD or Tourette's. In this book, we will explore how all of these disorders come together in the diagnosis process and how doctors define them in relation to autism. Learn about the screening process for autism and how researchers, doctors and therapists are using behavior and developmental milestones to diagnose and treat autism. Other topics explored in this book include busting the myths surrounding autism, including some potential causes, both real and imagined. Misconceptions about autism are everywhere and this book touches on one of the biggest debates, vaccines and ASD. We also explore how parents can get involved to help their children reach their full potential, while embracing these disorders. The book includes tips for parents on how to work with an autistic designed to give them a specific action plan. If you know someone who has an autistic child, this book will give you some tips on how to you can give them practical assistance. Autism itself is a complex group of disorders, so this book provides an overview of the disorders that compose this group. Read about how different genetic disorders can increase a likelihood of an autism disorder. It also looks at some current therapies and where the research is headed. This overview can arm you with knowledge to better understand autism, both for your own family or to provide support to those who are managing these disorders in their own families. Additionally, this book introduces some of the groups that provide support to families with this array of disorders, as well as support research initiatives. For a quality overview of autism, this book is great place to start for those new to this largely misunderstood group of disorders, while providing a quality foundation for your next steps in researching and growing your personal knowledge base of the autism spectrum. ***Limited Edition*** Download your copy today!show more

Product details

  • Paperback
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 150g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1514745380
  • 9781514745380

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