AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS FROM A TO Z: ASSESSMENT, DIAGNOSIS, AND MORE
Author(S): Barbara Doyle, Emily Iland
Award Winning Book: Exceptional Parent Symbol of Excellence Award
This extremely comprehensive book goes step-by-step through the symptoms, definitions, assessments, and diagnoses of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). The authors describe ASD 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 professionals 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
- The Role of the School System
- The Role of the Parent
- And so much more!