Living with Autism

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ABDO, 2012 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 112 pages
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Living with autism features fictional narratives paired with firsthand advice from a medical expert to help preteens and teenagers feel prepared for dealing with autism during adolescence. Topics include causes and prevention, current treatments, alternative treatments, public understanding and support, survival tools, learning to cope, ways to help friends with autism, and living with autism. Throughout the book, Ask Yourself This questions encourage discussion. Features include a selected bibliography, further readings, Just the Facts summary of medical facts about addiction, Where to Turn summary of key advice that includes contact information for helpful organizations, a glossary, source notes, and an index.
 

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User Review  - smoore75 - LibraryThing

I have placed this book in two categories of nonfiction. The first is the “how to” category. While, it does not give specific step-by-step instructions on how to cope with your own ASD or a loved one ... Read full review

Contents

Expert Advice
What Does ASD Mean to You? An Introduction
i
A Spectrum of Symptoms Defining ASDs
12
Why Me? Causes and Prevention
24
Fix It Current Treatments For ASDs
32
What Else Might Work? Alternative Treatments
42
Who Gets It Public Understanding and Support
54
Survival Tools Teens on the Spectrum
64
How Can I Help? Friends with an ASD
84
Moving Forward Living with an ASD
94
Just the Facts
98
Where to Turn
100
Glossary
102
Additional Resources
104
Source Notes
106
Index
110

Learning to Cope Siblings w ith an ASD
72

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