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Koegel, Lynn Kern.

Overcoming autism : finding the answers, strategies, and hope that can transform a child's life / Lynn Kern Koegel, Ph.D., and Claire LaZebnik. - Revised edition. - xxix, 398 pages ; 22 cm

Includes bibliographical references (pages [387]-391) and index.

Diagnosis: surviving the worst news you'll ever get -- Ending the long silence: teaching your child to communicate -- Tears, meltdowns, aggression, and self-injury: breaking the cycle -- Self-stimulation: flapping, banging, twirling, and other repetitive behaviors -- Social skills: turning language and play into meaningful interactions -- Battling fears and fixations: bringing your child back to the real world -- Education: finding the right school placement and making it even more right -- Family life: fighting your way back to normalcy -- Self-management: teaching your child to teach himself -- Pivotal response treatment (PRT): improving the areas that matter the most.

Presents the latest research on diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders by a leading autism expert, together with the practical experiences and insight of a mother raising an autistic child.

9780143126546 0143126547

2013046676


Autism in children.
Child rearing.
Autistic children--Care.
Parents of autistic children.
Autism in children.
Autistic children--Care.
Child rearing.
Parents of autistic children.

RJ506.A9 / K636 2014

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