Overcoming autism : finding the answers, strategies, and hope that can transform a child's life / Lynn Kern Koegel, Ph.D., and Claire LaZebnik.
By: Koegel, Lynn Kern.
Contributor(s): LaZebnik, Claire Scovell.Material type: BookPublisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2014Edition: Revised edition.Description: xxix, 398 pages ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780143126546; 0143126547.Subject(s): Autism in children | Child rearing | Autistic children -- Care | Parents of autistic children | Autism in children | Autistic children -- Care | Child rearing | Parents of autistic childrenDDC classification: 618.92/85882
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Includes bibliographical references (pages -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.