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A parent's guide to high-functioning autism spectrum disorder : how to meet the challenges and help your child thrive / Sally Ozonoff, Geraldine Dawson, James C. McPartland.

By: Ozonoff, Sally.
Contributor(s): Dawson, Geraldine | McPartland, James C.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : The Guilford Press, [2015]Edition: Second edition.Description: xi, 308 pages ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781462517473; 1462517471; 9781462517954; 1462517951.Uniform titles: Parent's guide to Asperger syndrome and high-functioning autism Subject(s): Asperger's syndrome -- Popular works | Autism spectrum disorders -- Popular works | Parents of autistic children | PSYCHOLOGY -- Psychotherapy -- Child & Adolescent | MEDICAL -- Psychiatry -- Child & Adolescent | FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Children with Special Needs | EDUCATION -- Special Education -- General | Asperger's syndrome | Autism spectrum disorders | Parents of autistic children | Education, Special | Asperger's syndromeGenre/Form: Popular works.DDC classification: 618.92/858832 Other classification: PSY006000 | MED105010 | FAM012000 | EDU026000
Contents:
Understanding High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder -- What Is High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder? -- The Diagnostic Process -- Causes of Autism Spectrum Disorder -- Treatments for High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder -- Living with High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder -- Channeling Your Child's Strengths: A Guiding Principle -- High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder at Home -- High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder at School -- The Social World of Children and Adolescents with High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder -- Looking Ahead: High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder in Late Adolescence and Adulthood -- Resources -- References.
Summary: "Packed with real-life stories and everyday problem-solving ideas, this book has given many tens of thousands of parents the facts they need about high-functioning autism spectrum disorder (ASD), including Asperger syndrome. The authors are leading experts who describe ways to work with these kids' unique impairments and capabilities so they can grow into happy, self-sufficient adults. Parents learn practical strategies for helping their son or daughter relate more comfortably to peers, learn the rules of appropriate behavior, and succeed in school. The book also discusses what scientists currently know about ASD and how it is diagnosed, as well as what treatments and educational supports have been shown to work. Updated with the latest research, resources, and clinical strategies, the second edition clearly explains the diagnostic changes in DSM-5"-- Provided by publisher.
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"Packed with real-life stories and everyday problem-solving ideas, this book has given many tens of thousands of parents the facts they need about high-functioning autism spectrum disorder (ASD), including Asperger syndrome. The authors are leading experts who describe ways to work with these kids' unique impairments and capabilities so they can grow into happy, self-sufficient adults. Parents learn practical strategies for helping their son or daughter relate more comfortably to peers, learn the rules of appropriate behavior, and succeed in school. The book also discusses what scientists currently know about ASD and how it is diagnosed, as well as what treatments and educational supports have been shown to work. Updated with the latest research, resources, and clinical strategies, the second edition clearly explains the diagnostic changes in DSM-5"-- Provided by publisher.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-292) and index.

Understanding High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder -- What Is High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder? -- The Diagnostic Process -- Causes of Autism Spectrum Disorder -- Treatments for High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder -- Living with High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder -- Channeling Your Child's Strengths: A Guiding Principle -- High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder at Home -- High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder at School -- The Social World of Children and Adolescents with High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder -- Looking Ahead: High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder in Late Adolescence and Adulthood -- Resources -- References.

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