A Guide that Explains the Evaluations, Diagnoses and Treatments for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
ISBN13 : 9781932565591
Author(s) : Raun D. Melmed
Publisher : Future Horizons, 2007
SKU : 4022BK
Parents who find out their child might have autism are overwhelmed with information from doctors, therapists, and other health professionals all at once. It can be difficult for these parents to find the answers they need in a sea of resources, especially for a parent who is not familiar with autism terminology and treatments. This book is the perfect way to get acquainted with autism and early intervention strategies.
It answers questions such as: What is autism? What are the signs of autism? Who is involved in my child's evaluation? What should I expect at the time of diagnosis? What are the goals of early intervention? and How do I choose which treatments are right for my child?
Containing easy-to-read charts, and a glossary of autism related terms, this resource is a must read for all parents with autistic children.