Autism Spectrum Disorders from A to Z: Assessment, Diagnosis… & More! by Barbara T. Doyle.
XAB Doyle 2004
This extremely comprehensive book goes step-by-step through the symptoms, definitions, assessments, and diagnoses of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). The authors describe ASDs in terms of the parents, teachers, the school system, medical professionals, adult service providers, and private agencies involved. In addition to revealing what parents and professional can expect, this book also provides practical strategies to improve the assessment process and help the child or adult deal with the stress of the evaluations. Finally, they tackle the controversial issues surrounding the causes of ASD and available treatment options.
Helpful sections include:
- Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
- The Diagnostic Process
- Characteristics of ASD
- Considerations in the Diagnosis of ASD
- Diagnostic Criteria, Explained
And many more!
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