Autism Treatment Guide

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Future Horizons, 2003 - Family & Relationships - 157 pages
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This 3rd edition is a comprehensive resource guide for parents and professionals in the autism community. It presents facts, research information, and effective treatment options in a clear and concise way.   Learn about:
  • diagnostic process
  • intervention techniques
  • therapies
  • biomedical treatments
  • diets
  • and much more
Every section includes a written introduction to that topic and an explanation of that topic's relevance to the field of autism, followed by a list of related resources and suggested readings. The real meat of this book is in the wide-ranging contact information:
  • names
  • numbers
  • websites for clinics, medical centers, organizations, and key personnel
You can spend hours Googling, or you could buy this book.   Helpful sections include:
  • Diagnosis
  • Tests
  • Education
  • Biomedical Interventions
  • Dietary Interventions
  • Sensory/Physical therapies
  • Intensive Interventions
  • Music Interventions
  • Relaxation Techniques
  • TEC list
 

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Wonderfully helpful and well researched information

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Total balderdash every quack therapy is endorsed.

Contents

Diagnosis
5
Tests
21
Education
27
Nutritional Supplements
49
fatty acids
53
Biomedical Interventions
59
Dietary Interventions
71
Federal Law in the United States 2731
78
AntiYeast Therapy
83
SensoryPhysical Therapies
89
Intensive Interventions
107
Music Interventions
117
Relaxation Techniques
123
ATEC List
131
Index
149
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About the author (2003)

Winner of the Outstanding Parent Achievement Award from the Autism Society of America, Elizabeth King Gerlach is the mother of two boys, one of whom has autism. She and her family reside in Oregon.

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