New Developments in Autism: The Future is Today
Carmen Nieto Vizcaino, Juan Marto Perez, Maria Llorente Comi, Pedro M. Gonzalez
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Sep 15, 2006 - Psychology - 352 pages
This international collection provides a comprehensive overview of cutting-edge research on autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) by well-known experts in the field, stressing the importance of early diagnosis and a good working relationship between parents and professionals. The contributors cover a wide range of aspects of ASDs, from early assessment techniques, neurodevelopment and brain function to language development, executive function and genetic research. They explore how individuals with ASDs think and give evidence-based guidance on how to handle difficulties with social interaction and language development using appropriate interventions. New Developments in Autism will be of great interest to professionals, researchers, therapists, parents and people with ASDs.
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3 Early Assessment of Autistic Spectrum Disorders Catherine Lord
4 Implicit Learning Impairments in Autism Spectrum Disorders Implications for Treatment Laura Grofer Klinger Mark R Klinger and Rebecca L Poh...
5 Joint Attention and Autism Theory Assessment and Neurodevelopment Peter Mundy and Danielle Thorp
6 On Being Moved in Thought and Feeling An Approach to Autism Peter Hobson
7 Systemizing and Empathizing in Autism Spectrum Conditions Sally Wheelwright
8 Executive Functions in Autism Theory and Practice Sally Ozonoff Mikle South and Sherri Provencal
10 Development and Behavioural Profiles of Children with Autism and Asperger Syndrome Susan Leekam
11 The Neuroanatomy of the Brain in Autism Current Thoughts and Future Directions Margaret L Bauman and Thomas L Kemper
12 Cortical Circuit Abnormalities Minicolumns in the Brains of Autistic Patients Manuel F Casanova
13 Genetic Research into the Autistic Disorder Ángel DíezCuervo
14 A Partnership between Parents and Professionals Hilde de Clercq and Theo Peeters
9 Language and Its development in the Autistic Spectrum Disorders Isabelle Rapin
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