Understanding Autism for DUMMIES

for dummiesUnderstanding Autism for DUMMIES by Stephen Shore and Linda Rastelli.

(XAB shore 2006)

This is a guide that explains the symptoms of autism, how it’s diagnosed, and the current options for treatment. The reader will get helpful information on the latest in genetic and biomedical research as well as coverage of special-needs financial planning, legal rights for education, and more. Pp. 356.

If available, this can be checked out from the resource room at no cost.

Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew

ImageTen Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew by Ellen Notbohm.

(XAB Notbo 2005)

This book defines the top ten characteristics that illuminate the minds and hearts of children with autism. This parent’s personal experience creates a guide for all who come in contact with a child on the autism spectrum. Pp. 150.

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The Fabric of Autism

ImageThe Fabric of Autism by Judith Bluestone.

(XAB Blues 2005)

This book contains information about research as well as explanations of developmental processes and clinical outcomes in the field of autism. Pp. 208.

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Does My Child Have Autism?

ImageDoes My Child Have Autism? by Wendy L. Stone and Theresa Foy DiGeronimo.

(XAB Stone 2006)

Read through this book and learn what experts, teachers, and clinicians in the field recognize as signs and symptoms of autism. The author describes the diagnostic process for young children with autism and offers vital information about what will be expected of you and your child during the clinical assessment process. Pp. 198.

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The Autism Source Book

ImageThe Autism Source Book by Karen Siff Exkorn.

(XAB Exkor 2005)

This book contains information on the diagnosis and treatment of autism. It includes practical advice and information from the world’s foremost experts on autism and includes a mother’s own lessons learned from helping her son with the challenges of the disorder. Pp. 386.

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