A Spectrum of Solutions for Clients with Autism

Treatment for Adolescents and Adults

ISBN13 : 9780367280499

Author(s) : Rachel Bedard and Lorna Hecker

Publisher : Routledge, 2020

SKU : 5580BK

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This book is a comprehensive resource to guide work with individuals on the autism spectrum. It reflects the true range of needs presented by individuals with autism, pulling together the most salient aspects of treatment with invaluable information from several disciplines synthesized to guide your work.

Divided into topical sections with chapters from three field experts in each, this book features contributions from therapists, educators, and medical doctors, as well as financial planners, health advocates, and innovators. The diverse disciplines and backgrounds of each author lend a different voice and perspective to each chapter, reflecting the continuum of care necessary when working with clientele on the autism spectrum, and that, for clients on the spectrum, one solution does not fit all.

For use by psychotherapists, counselors, applied behavioral analysts, occupational therapists, social workers, teachers, and more, this text presents readers with expertise from various contributing disciplines to give them a treatment resource that can inform and guide their daily work with clients on the autism spectrum.

Rachel Bédard, PhD, is in private practice in Fort Collins, CO. A long-standing advocate for those with autism, she primarily works with clients on the spectrum and has previously published two books about autism.

Lorna Hecker, PhD, is in private practice in Fort Collins, CO. She is a professor emerita of Purdue University NW and has published numerous books and articles on mental health-related topics and enjoys working with neurodiverse couples.