Health Reference Series: Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders Sourcebook

Editor: Shannon, Joyce Brennfleck
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $85.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $127.50
ISBN: 978-0-7808-1464-6
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 2
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Provides basic consumer health information about the causes, risk factors, symptoms, and diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders and related conditions, along with facts about interventions and treatments, educational guidelines, and coping tips for families. Includes index, glossary, and other resources.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part I: Overview of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Chapter 1—What Are ASD and Autistic Disorder?
  • Chapter 2—Pervasive Developmental Disorder
  • Chapter 3—Asperger Syndrome (High-Functioning Autism)
  • Chapter 4—Rett Syndrome
  • Chapter 5—Statistics on ASD in the United States
  • Chapter 6—FAQs on ASD
  • Part II: Causes and Risk Factors Associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Chapter 7—Causes of Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Chapter 8—Autism and the Environment
  • Chapter 9—Genetics Impact ASD
  • Chapter 10—Vaccines and ASD
  • Chapter 11—Premature Birth and Autism
  • Chapter 12—Early Development Risk Factors for ASD
  • Chapter 13—Assisted Reproductive Technology and Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Part III: Identifying and Diagnosing Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Chapter 14—Symptoms of ASD
  • Chapter 15—How Is ASD Diagnosed?
  • Chapter 16—Medical Tests and Evaluations Used to Diagnose ASD
  • Chapter 17—Developmental Screening
  • Chapter 18—Getting Help for Developmental Delay
  • Chapter 19—ASD Assessment
  • Chapter 20—Genetic Test for Autism
  • Chapter 21—Language in Children with ASD
  • Chapter 22—Measuring Autistic Intelligence
  • Chapter 23—Moving Forward after A Child Is Diagnosed with ASD
  • Part IV: Conditions That May Accompany Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Chapter 24—ASD and Communication Difficulties
  • Chapter 25—ASD, Seizures, and Epilepsy
  • Chapter 26—Co-Occurring Genetic Disorders in People with ASD
  • Chapter 27—Other Conditions That May Accompany ASD
  • Part V: Interventions and Treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Chapter 28—ASD Interventions
  • Chapter 29—Evidence for ASD Interventions
  • Chapter 30—Early Intervention for Children with Developmental Delays
  • Chapter 31—Interventions for Individuals with Asperger Syndrome
  • Chapter 32—Behavior and Communication Therapies for ASD
  • Chapter 33—Medical and Related Interventions
  • Chapter 34—Treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Chapter 35—Complementary and Alternative Medicine Interventions
  • Chapter 36—Facts on Medication for Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Chapter 37—False or Misleading Claims for Treating Autism
  • Chapter 38—Research Studies and ASD
  • Chapter 39—Autism Spectrum Disorder—Clinical Trials
  • Part VI: Education and Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Chapter 40—Understanding the Special Education Process
  • Chapter 41—Classroom Management for Students with ASD
  • Chapter 42—Managing Challenging ASD Behavior
  • Chapter 43—Social Interaction Education for Students with ASD
  • Chapter 44—Preparing for Postsecondary Education
  • Chapter 45—Protection of Students Education under Section 504
  • Part VII: Living with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Transitioning to Adulthood
  • Chapter 46—Living Arrangements
  • Chapter 47—Pets for Easing Social Anxiety in Kids with Autism
  • Chapter 48—Safety and Children with Disabilities
  • Chapter 49—Toilet Training for Children with ASD
  • Chapter 50—Disciplining Your Child with Special Needs
  • Chapter 51—Practical Oral Care for People with ASD
  • Chapter 52—Transition to Adulthood for Individuals with ASD
  • Chapter 53—Finding Appropriate and Affordable Housing
  • Chapter 54—Autism and Employment
  • Chapter 55—Affordable Care Act and Autism and Related Conditions
  • Part VIII: Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 56—Glossary of ASD-Related Acronyms and Terms
  • Chapter 57—Directory of Additional ASD Resources