Autism Answer Book: More Than 300 of the Top Questions Parents Ask (Google eBook)

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Sourcebooks, Inc., Sep 1, 2007 - Family & Relationships - 320 pages
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It is currently estimated that 1 in 150 kids are affected by autism-and that number is increasing at an alarming rate.

In a time when parents are overwhelmed with confusing, and often conflicting, information, The Autism Answer Book provides them clear and confident counsel by providing straightforward answers to their most pressing questions.

The Autism Answer Book covers such topics as:

--Getting a diagnosis
--Social sensitivities
--Physical well-being
--Mental health
--School success

Written in an easy-to-read Q&A format, The Autism Answer Book helps parents understand and accept their child and develop a plan for success.

  

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User Review  - Jennifer35k - LibraryThing

I originally bought this book a few years ago when my now 7 year old daughter was being assessed at the central valley regional center for autism. I was flustered, devastated, and heart broken. I knew ... Read full review

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User Review  - Melissa Wilson - Goodreads

A great book with LOTS of information. Will help in giving to family members who have questions and want more information. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
vii
What Is Autism?
1
Getting a Diagnosis
23
Communication
47
Sensory Sensitivities
65
Physical WellBeing
83
Mental Health
107
Valuing Passions
129
Making Social Connections
201
School Success
229
Young Adulthood and Beyond
259
Written Social Narratives
281
Internet Resources
295
Recommended Reading
301
Index
307
About the Author
327

Treatment Options
149
Fair Discipline
175

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About the author (2007)

William Stillman, author of Autism and the God Connection and The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with Asperger's Syndrome, is a contributor and columnist for The Autism Perspective, a new national publication. His website is www.williamstillman.com and he lives in Hershey, PA.

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