Autistic Spectrum Disorders (Advances in Special Education) - download pdf or read online

By Anthony F Rotatori, Tim Wahlberg, Festus E. Obiakor, Sandra Burkhardt

ISBN-10: 0762308184

ISBN-13: 9780762308187

This paintings is worried with the examine of kids and adults with Autistic Spectrum issues (ASD). The ebook offers theoretical, academic and scientific views concerning this ailment. The views mentioned are established upon earlier and current theories of autism, academic practices because the Nineteen Seventies and up to date medical suggestions. The time period ASD acknowledges that this can be a very heterogeneous sickness that encompasses the vintage autistic disease and milder variations corresponding to Asperger syndrome and pervasive developmental ailment no longer in a different way special. shortly, there exists a growing to be desire for info to appreciate the complicated academic and psychological well-being wishes of people with ASD. The content material of this e-book is directed at assembly this desire. for instance, part I of this e-book presents the reader with info taken with theoretical foundations at the ailment and contains chapters on cognitive theories and symptomology of autism and neurological implications of autism to the growing old approach. part II presents the reader with academic most sensible practices and comprises chapters on pre-service and in-service education of academics, winning curriculum options, and multicultural matters. part III of the publication offers the reader with contemporary powerful medical practices and contains chapters on evaluation, counselling ideas for people with ASD, a version of the way to paintings with mom and dad of youngsters with ASD, psychotropic drugs administration issues, and a accomplished interview with an grownup with ASD. The e-book additionally encompasses a new theoretical version to ASD that is entitled "The keep watch over concept of Autism".

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For example, an individual with autism may be motivated to keep out environmental stimuli that are incomprehensible or painful and if memorizing calendars allows him/her to do this, it makes sense that he/she would. If early neurological development were effected in individuals with autism as previously described, then it would make sense that they would have problems with social interactions, communication, and display odd behaviors and interests (as per the diagnostic criteria in the DSM-IV, 1994).

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