Autism Spectrum Disorders in Infants and Toddlers: by Katarzyna Chawarska PhD, Ami Klin PhD, Fred R. Volkmar MD,

By Katarzyna Chawarska PhD, Ami Klin PhD, Fred R. Volkmar MD, Michael D. Powers PsyD

Rich with scientific insights, this quantity stories the kingdom of the technology of opting for and treating autism spectrum problems (ASD) in very little ones. major gurus research severe examine matters and current leading edge methods to assessing social, cognitive, adaptive, conversation, and sensory–motor impairments within the first years of existence. supplying a finished dialogue of developmental, behavioral, and scientific intervention types, the ebook additionally addresses how one can help households in dealing with an early ASD prognosis and turning into potent advocates for his or her young children. a distinct bankruptcy discusses well known yet debatable remedies, together with how one can aid households make proficient judgements approximately their use.

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