Autism Spectrum Disorder: What Every Parent Needs to Know
ISBN: 1610022696
EAN13: 9781610022699
Language: English
Pages: 342
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 9.00" L x 6.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
This guide from the American Academy of Pediatrics offers authoritative, accessible advice that parents can trust. Autism Spectrum Disorder: What Every Parent Needs to Know helps parents understand how ASDs are defined and diagnosed and offers an overview of the most current behavioral and developmental therapies. Topics covered include: symptoms, frequency, and types of ASDs; accessing care; services in the community; behavioral and developmental treatment; the role of complementary and alternative medicine; screening tools; and adolescence and transitioning into adulthood. Parents will also find inspirational and relatable stories from other parents, helping them feel less alone.