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A Beginner's Guide to Autism Spectrum Disorders: Essential Information for Parents and Professionals

A Beginner's Guide to Autism Spectrum Disorders: Essential Information for Parents and Professionals (Paperback)

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What is Autism Spectrum Disorder? What does a diagnosis of ASD mean for the child and for you? How can you learn to fully understand behaviours common to ASD and help the child grow and prosper?This short introduction is an ideal starting point for anyone encountering ASD for the first time. The book covers all of the essential information needed to ground an understanding of the condition and offers effective practical strategies for assisting children who are living with ASD. It advocates putting aside conventional thinking and considering things from a different perspective - the way that the child with ASD sees the world.This concise and straight-talking guide to ASD will ensure parents, carers, teachers and other professionals feel confident, informed and able to cope with the road ahead.

EducationTeaching SkillsTeaching of specific groups & persons with special educational needsHealth & WellbeingHealth & PsychologyCoping with personal problemsCoping with disability Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers Publication Date: 15/07/2011 ISBN-13: 9781849052337  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Paul G. Taylor is an experienced consultant paediatrician working in a regional general hospital in New Zealand. He specializes in Autism Spectrum Disorder and works directly with many young people with ASD, their families and their schools. He has been giving talks on ASD for the past 12 years.

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