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Author Benaron, Lisa Dorothea

Title Autism / Lisa D. Benaron

Publ Info Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2009
 CCRI-Newport  RC553 .A88 B457 2008    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  RC553.A88 B457 2008    AVAILABLE
Descript xx, 250 pages
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Biographies of disease
Contents Autism, AS, and the evolution of the concept of the ASDs -- Screening for ASDs : past, present, and future -- Diagnostic evaluation for ASDs part 1 : getting started -- Diagnostic evaluation for ASDs part 2 : appropriate use of the DSM-IV-TR criteria for Autistic Spectrum Disorders and supplemental tests used in the diagnostic process -- What can statistics tell us about ASDs? -- What causes autism? Part 1 : basic science -- What causes autism? Part 2 : controversial theories and new ways of thinking about ASDs -- Conventional early childhood and educational interventions for ASDs -- CAM approaches to treatment : "biomedical" interventions -- Outcome
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-238) and index
LC subject Autism -- Popular works
Mesh Subject Autistic Disorder
ISBN 9780313347634 (alk. paper)
0313347638 (alk. paper)