Handbook of Interdisciplinary Treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorder
Robert D. Rieske
Springer, Apr 29, 2019 - Psychology - 479 pages
This handbook examines the medical and therapeutic needs of individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and the effectiveness of treatments that are delivered through interdisciplinary teams. It analyzes the impact of interdisciplinary teams on assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, and implementation and explores how evidence-based treatments can be developed and implemented. Chapters describe the wide-ranging effects of ASD and the challenges individuals and their family members face when seeking treatment. In addition, chapters provide an overview of the comorbidities and related disorders that often accompany ASD, including neurodevelopmental disorders, medical and behavioral problems, and psychopathology. The handbook also discusses the critical importance of caregivers in the treatment team as experts in their child’s strengths, problem areas, and functioning.
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The Handbook of Interdisciplinary Treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorder is a must-have resource for researchers, clinicians and professionals, and graduate students across such interrelated disciplines as clinical child, school, and developmental psychology, child and adolescent psychiatry, social work, rehabilitation medicine/therapy, pediatrics, and special education.
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Comorbidity and the Need for Interdisciplinary Treatments
Ethical Considerations in Interdisciplinary Treatments
Legal Considerations in Interdisciplinary Treatments
Interdisciplinary Diagnostic Evaluations
Applied Behavior Analysis and Related Treatments
Interdisciplinary Treatment for Pediatric Feeding Disorders
Occupational and Physical Therapy
School Psychology and Education Professionals
Neurologic Music Therapy