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Title:
Autism spectrum disorder
Author:
Rodger, Marguerite, author.
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Publication Information:
St. Catharines, Ontario ; New York, New York : Crabtree Publishing Company, [2014]

©2014
Physical Description:
48 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Summary:
"Autism Spectrum Disorder is a term used to describe a group of developmental disorders that include autism, Asperger Syndrome, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, and others. Many people with these disorders struggle with social interaction and communication. This informative book provides insight into how people diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder experience the world around them and promotes understanding and acceptance. A chapter for friends and family discusses how to handle autism spectrum disorder and its effects on siblings and relatives."--
Language:
English
Contents:
Patterns and pathways -- What is ASD? -- Diagnosis and treatment -- Dealing with stigma -- Managing behavior -- Making friends -- Friends and family -- Coping toolbox.
Reading Level:
1100 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG+ 7.3 1.0 165648.
ISBN:
9780778700814

9780778700876
Format :
Book

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Autism Spectrum Disorder is a term used to describe a group of developmental disorders that include autism, Asperger Syndrome, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, and others. Many people with these disorders struggle with social interaction and communication. This informative book provides insight into how people diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder experience the world around them and promotes understanding and acceptance. A chapter for friends and family discusses how to handle autism spectrum disorder and its effects on siblings and relatives.