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Title:
Overcoming autism : finding the answers, strategies, and hope that can transform a child's life
Author:
Koegel, Lynn Kern.
Personal Author:
Edition:
Revised edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Penguin Books, 2014.
Physical Description:
xxix, 398 pages ; 22 cm
Summary:
Presents the latest research on diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders by a leading autism expert, together with the practical experiences and insight of a mother raising an autistic child.
Language:
English
Contents:
Diagnosis: surviving the worst news you'll ever get -- Ending the long silence: teaching your child to communicate -- Tears, meltdowns, aggression, and self-injury: breaking the cycle -- Self-stimulation: flapping, banging, twirling, and other repetitive behaviors -- Social skills: turning language and play into meaningful interactions -- Battling fears and fixations: bringing your child back to the real world -- Education: finding the right school placement and making it even more right -- Family life: fighting your way back to normalcy -- Self-management: teaching your child to teach himself -- Pivotal response treatment (PRT): improving the areas that matter the most.
ISBN:
9780143126546
Format :
Book