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Practical Ethics for Effective Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Practical Ethics for Effective Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder Book
Author : Matthew T. Brodhead,David J. Cox,Shawn P. Quigley
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2018-07-31
ISBN : 0128140992
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Practical Ethics for Effective Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder is for behavior analysts working directly with, or supervising those who work with, individuals with autism. The book addresses important topics such as the principles and values that underlie the Behavior Analyst Certification Board’s ® Professional and Ethical Compliance Code for Behavior Analysts, and factors that affect ethical decision-making. In addition, the book addresses critical and under-discussed topics of: scope of competence; evidence-based practice in behavior analysis; how to collaborate with professionals within and outside one’s discipline; and how to design systems of ethical supervision and training customized to unique treatment settings. Across many of the topics, the authors also discuss errors students and professionals may make during analyses of ethical dilemmas and misapplications of ethical codes within their practice. Reviews core ethical principles Discusses factors that affect ethical decision-making Describes how to create systems for teaching and maintaining ethical behavior Discusses how to identify your own scope of competence in autism treatment Describes the process of evidence-based practice and how it can be applied to behavior-analytic treatment for autism Discusses the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration and how to be a good collaborator Reviews common mistakes students and supervisors make when analyzing ethical dilemmas, along with common misapplications of ethical codes

A Workbook of Ethical Case Scenarios in Applied Behavior Analysis

A Workbook of Ethical Case Scenarios in Applied Behavior Analysis Book
Author : Darren Sush,Adel C. Najdowski
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2019-03-15
ISBN : 0128158948
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Those working within the field of applied behavior analysis encounter potential ethical dilemmas on a daily basis. While some challenges can be anticipated and appropriately addressed before they become unmanageable, oftentimes behavior analysts are confronted with unforeseen and novel situations that require immediate, yet careful attention. It is impossible to anticipate and plan for every eventuality. A Workbook of Ethical Case Scenarios in Applied Behavior Analysis presents over 85 real-world case scenarios commonly faced by individuals practicing applied behavior analysis. The examples range in difficulty and severity to address the unique challenges and needs of those teaching, practicing, or learning applied behavior analysis through ethics-focused coursework or preparing for the BACB® certification exam. In addition to case scenarios, the book provides detailed questions to facilitate discussion and critical thinking and offers suggestions related to the navigation of ethically precarious situations. Offers case scenarios addressing codes within the Behavior Analyst Certification Board’s (BACB®) Professional and Ethical Compliance Code for Behavior Analysts Presents detailed question prompts to facilitate discussion and critical thinking Offers suggestions on the navigation of ethical challenges Discusses how to assess risk and devise ethically-appropriate courses of action Provides the entirety of the BACB® ethics code for quick access and reference

Applications of Behavior Analysis in Healthcare and Beyond

Applications of Behavior Analysis in Healthcare and Beyond Book
Author : Alexandros Maragakis,Claudia Drossel,Thomas J. Waltz
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2021-04-20
ISBN : 3030579697
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This timely volume explores the multiple domains where Behavior Analysts can provide meaningful assessment and interventions. Selecting clinical areas in which behavior analysts already are active, chapters will describe unique features of the setting as well as the skills and competencies needed to practice in these areas. While providers of behavior analytic services have substantially increased in number, the field of behavior analysis itself has narrowed. Reimbursement policies and name recognition as a treatment specific to autism have raised concerns that other areas where it is helpful, such as behavioral gerontology or integrated behavioral health, will be de-emphasized. This volume aims to promote workforce development and support broad behavior analytic training, considering the Behavior Analyst Certification Board’s 5th edition task list (effective in 2020).

Conducting Behavioral Consultation in Educational and Treatment Settings

Conducting Behavioral Consultation in Educational and Treatment Settings Book
Author : James K. Luiselli
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2018-06-21
ISBN : 0128144467
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Conducting Behavioral Consultation in Educational and Treatment Settings is a practitioner’s guide to implementing consultation with multidisciplinary care-providers for children and adults who have learning and behavioral challenges. The book focuses on the interactive, problem-solving, dispute resolution, time management and related skills necessary for conducting behavioral consultation successfully. Primary topics include (a) basic principles and practices of behavioral consultation, (b) roles, expectations and responsibilities of a behavioral consultant, (c) establishing a consultation relationship, (d) consultation in action (problem identification, problem analysis, intervention implementation and intervention evaluation), (e) supervision, (f) interpersonal skills, and (g) time management skills. Features explicit, best practice recommendations Presents strategies for successful consulting Provides practice aides, such as tables, charts and checklists Includes case examples and vignettes in each chapter Highlights the experience of a world-renowned clinician

Organizational Behavior Management Approaches for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Organizational Behavior Management Approaches for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Book
Author : James K. Luiselli,Rita M. Gardner,Frank L. Bird,Helena Maguire
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2021-08-27
ISBN : 1000430758
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Comprised of chapters written by notable experts in the field, Organizational Behavior Management Approaches for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities provides an up-to-date, comprehensive assessment of OBM-IDD. This edited volume not only provides an overview of the area of OBM-IDD, it also summarizes the extant literature, offers research-to-practice recommendations, and includes operational strategies for building successful service settings. Organizational Behavior Management Approaches for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities synthesizes the published literature and directs practice and research in the areas of assessment and evaluation, training, supervision, and performance improvement, systems interventions, and organizational development. By providing the most contemporary and effective OBM practices derived from evidence-based research findings and recommendations from experienced scientist-practitioners, this book is an integral aid for professionals looking to improve different aspects of service delivery. The book is intended principally for professionals within educational, human services, and behavioral healthcare settings serving persons with IDD comprised of psychologists, educators, program administrators, organizational consultants, behavior analysts, and evaluation specialists. In particular, the book should appeal to practicing behavior analysts who hold the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) credential and are seeking professional development within OBM as well as academic instructors and researchers, graduate students, and trainees completing doctoral internships and post-doctoral fellowships.

Understanding Ethics in Applied Behavior Analysis

Understanding Ethics in Applied Behavior Analysis Book
Author : Ann B. Beirne,Jacob A. Sadavoy
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2019-04-16
ISBN : 0429841876
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Drawing upon combined 35 years of clinical experience as well as the reflections of colleagues in the field, Understanding Ethics in Applied Behavior Analysis provides the foundation for a lifelong journey of ethical practice in service for individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities. This book includes an explanation of each element in the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) Professional and Ethical Compliance Code for Behavior Analysts®, along with insightful examples, thought-provoking considerations, and contributions from experts in the field. This text also addresses professional behavior for the behavior analyst when fulfilling roles as teacher, employee, manager, colleague, advocate, or member of a multidisciplinary team.

Effective Programs for the Treatment of Autism

Effective Programs for the Treatment of Autism Book
Author : Betty Fry Williams,Randy Lee Williams
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2010-11-01
ISBN : 1136994742
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Effective Programs for Treating Autism Spectrum Disorder: Applied Behavior Analysis Models is written for teachers, parents, and service providers, and explains the strategies implemented by outstanding treatment programs.

Handbook of Interdisciplinary Treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorder

Handbook of Interdisciplinary Treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorder Book
Author : Robert D. Rieske
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2019-06-21
ISBN : 3030130274
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This handbook examines the medical and therapeutic needs of individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and the effectiveness of treatments that are delivered through interdisciplinary teams. It analyzes the impact of interdisciplinary teams on assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, and implementation and explores how evidence-based treatments can be developed and implemented. Chapters describe the wide-ranging effects of ASD and the challenges individuals and their family members face when seeking treatment. In addition, chapters provide an overview of the comorbidities and related disorders that often accompany ASD, including neurodevelopmental disorders, medical and behavioral problems, and psychopathology. The handbook also discusses the critical importance of caregivers in the treatment team as experts in their child’s strengths, problem areas, and functioning. Topics featured in this handbook include: Legal considerations in interdisciplinary treatments. Ethical considerations in the development and implementation of interdisciplinary teams. Evidence-based interdisciplinary treatment and evaluation considerations. The role of primary care physicians and subspecialty pediatricians within interdisciplinary teams. The impact of school psychologists related to assessment and intervention development. Vocational interventions that promote independence in individuals with ASD. The Handbook of Interdisciplinary Treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorder is a must-have resource for researchers, clinicians and professionals, and graduate students across such interrelated disciplines as clinical child, school, and developmental psychology, child and adolescent psychiatry, social work, rehabilitation medicine/therapy, pediatrics, and special education.

Clinical Assessment and Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Clinical Assessment and Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorders Book
Author : Johnny L. Matson
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2011-09-02
ISBN : 9780080559803
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Autism spectrum disorder has received increasing research in recent years, with more information on assessment and treatment than can be readily assimilated from primary literature by clinicians. Clinical Assessment and Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorders summarizes evidence-based assessments and intervention for Autism across the life-span, providing clinicians with a practical overview of how best to assess and treat this disorder. The book begins with a discussion of what warrants a determination of being "evidence based" and a description of the disorder from a life span perspective. The book also provides a chapter on differential diagnosis of autism relative to other disorders. What follows are separate sections on assessment and intervention. These chapters discuss first how to assess and then separately how to treat behavioral problems, communication and social skills issues, academic and vocational skills, and the use of pharmacology and an assessment of possible pharmacological effects. Intended for practitioners assessing and treating children with developmental delays, the book provides clinicians with best practices for assessing and treating delays associated with autism. Covers the full range of Autism Spectrum Disorders Covers the lifespan Focuses on evidence-based assessment and treatment

Handbook of Early Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Handbook of Early Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorders Book
Author : Jonathan Tarbox,Dennis R. Dixon,Peter Sturmey,Johnny L. Matson
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2014-04-04
ISBN : 1493904019
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Current rates of autism diagnoses have been cause for concern and research as well as rumor and misinformation. Important questions surround the condition: how early can an accurate diagnosis be made? At what age should intervention start? How can parents recognize warning signs? And what causes autism in the first place? There are no easy answers, but the Handbook of Early Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorders gives researchers, practitioners, and academics the science and guidance to better understand and intervene. Background chapters survey the history of professional understanding of the disorders and the ongoing debate over autism as a single entity or a continuum. Chapters on best methods in screening, assessment, and diagnosis reflect the transition between the DSM-V and older diagnostic criteria. And at the heart of the book, the intervention section ranges from evidence-based strategies for developing core skills to ethical concerns, cultural considerations, and controversial treatments. Included in the Handbook's broad-based coverage: Designing curriculum programs for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Mainstream education for children with ASD. Teaching independent living skills to children with ASD. Social skills and play. Behavioral and mental health disorders in children with ASD. Training and supporting caregivers in evidence-based practices. Teaching cognitive skills to children with ASD. The Handbook of Early Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorders is a comprehensive reference for researchers, professors, and graduate students as well as clinicians and other scientist-practitioners in clinical child and school psychology, child and adolescent psychiatry, social work, rehabilitation, special education, and pediatric medicine.

Autism Spectrum Disorders Practical Overview For Pediatricians An Issue of Pediatric Clinics E Book

Autism Spectrum Disorders  Practical Overview For Pediatricians  An Issue of Pediatric Clinics   E Book Book
Author : Dilip R Patel,Donald E. Greydanus
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2012-02-28
ISBN : 145574302X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Guest Editors have assembled expert authors to cover the full clinical span of the topic autism and autism spectrum disorders. An historical perspective of the evolution of the disorder opens the issue. Next, comprehensive coverage is given to an article on the definitions, diagnostic criteria, and clinical features of autism spectrum disorders. Other articles in the issue cover the relevant topics like epidemiology, genetic syndromes and genetic testing, early diagnosis and diagnostic evaluation, and neuroimaging and neurochemistry of autism. Authors also present information on tsocial skills for the autistic child, behavioral interventions, and transitioning the autistic child into adulthood, to name a few. This issue should be very well received by pediatricians.

Applied Behavior Analysis

Applied Behavior Analysis Book
Author : Kimberly Maich,Darren Levine,Carmen Hall
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2016-12-30
ISBN : 3319447947
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This textbook offers real-world case studies for using Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) to create, implement, and appraise behavior intervention programs across a variety of client situations. Its chapters are formatted for ease of use and retention and organized to focus on the core components of ABA: assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation, and research/ethics. Illustrative cases represent a diversity of problem behaviors, settings, social contexts, and life stages, and includes questions about data collection, goal setting, communication with families, and other processes of effective ABA practice. Together they emphasize not only the content knowledge involved in designing interventions, but also the interpersonal skills necessary for helping change complex challenging behaviors. These fifty case studies: Are suited to individual or team training. Present guiding questions regarding ABA process and professional practice. Feature charts, forms, templates, and other practical tools. Include links to Behavior Analyst Certification Board resources. Demonstrate the flexibility of ABA for use with children, adolescents, adults, or seniors. Applied Behavior Analysis: Fifty Case Studies in Home, School, and Community Settings is an essential text for graduate students, researchers, and practitioners in child and school psychology, behavior analysis, learning and instruction, counseling, and education. This singular volume models critical thinking and professional development in keeping with best practices and professional standards.

Autism Spectrum Disorders

Autism Spectrum Disorders Book
Author : Dianne Zager,David Cihak,Angela K. Stone-MacDonald
Publisher : Taylor & Francis
Release : 2004-09-22
ISBN : 1135623864
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The field of autism has been growing at an unprecedented rate in recent years. In addition to an actual rise in the number of classic DSM-IV cases, broadened diagnostic criteria have uncovered a wider range of autistic behaviors and ability levels. The third edition of this well-known text continues the mission of its predecessors--to present a comprehensive, readable, up-to-date overview of the field of autism, one that links research, theory, and practice in ways that are accessible to both practitioners and parents. Key features include: *Expanded Coverage--To accommodate the recent explosion of research, the book has been expanded from 11 to 14 chapters that examine the impact of autism on the individual and the family from infancy through adulthood. *Expertise--Internationally recognized experts offer cutting-edge treatment and educational information on topics such as early diagnosis, medical treatment, assessment, educational methods, language development, behavior regulation, and family support. *Neurobiological Research--Comprehensive medical research and treatment chapters provide an understandable overview of neurobiological research and current treatments including when and how medication can be employed as part of a treatment plan. *Focus on Early Years--Old sections I and III have been combined and a new 3-chapter section on early identification and intervention added. *Focus on Parents and Families--In addition to a chapter on the evolving role of families, a new chapter addresses family needs during the preschool years. *Integration of Assessment and Intervention--The chapters on assessment and intervention have been reorganized and more closely integrated in keeping with current thinking about their inter-relatedness. *Future Directions--Two chapters discuss emerging directions in this exploding field and how to make informed decisions among a variety of approaches. This book is appropriate for anyone--students, practitioners, or parents--who must provide care for an autistic child.

A Practical Guide to Finding Treatments That Work for People with Autism

A Practical Guide to Finding Treatments That Work for People with Autism Book
Author : Susan M. Wilczynski
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2017-01-13
ISBN : 0128097086
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A Practical Guide to Finding Treatments That Work for People with Autism provides a logical, culturally sensitive, and values-based resource to aid practitioners in making informed decisions on the most effective treatment for any given client at any given time. By providing multiple illustrative examples, practitioners will learn to use their professional judgment to integrate the best available evidence with client values and context. This will increase the efficacy of autism treatments, with the goal of producing meaningful gains across a range of skills. Presents a detailed description of the evidence-based practice of applied behavior analysis as it applies to ASD Offers a decision-making framework that helps clinicians integrate the best available evidence with client values and context Guides practitioners through the process of assessing treatment outcomes that fit with client values and contextual variables Provides concrete examples for various age groups

Disorders of Childhood Development and Psychopathology

Disorders of Childhood  Development and Psychopathology Book
Author : Robin Hornik Parritz,Michael F. Troy
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release : 2017-05-24
ISBN : 1337515116
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Written with the whole child in mind, this text presents disorders in the context of typical development and developmental pathways, providing a meaningful framework to promote students' learning and a practical, true-to-life approach for organizing the course. For each disorder (across descriptions of clinical presentation, course, and treatment), Parritz and Troy emphasize the continuity between typical and atypical development; risk and resilience; complex models of psychopathology; children in relationships over time; children in larger social contexts (e.g., neighborhoods); and the holistic nature of development (e.g., thinking about the child's abilities and strengths as well as his or her disorder). Updated with more coverage of neuroscience research and greater emphasis on the multiple environments in which children are embedded, this edition continues to reflect the most up-to-date understanding of child and adolescent psychopathology and empirically supported treatment. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Handbook of Australian School Psychology

Handbook of Australian School Psychology Book
Author : Monica Thielking,Mark D. Terjesen
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2017-01-26
ISBN : 3319451669
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This handbook addresses the current state and practice of school psychology with a focus on standards unique to Australia, including historical, legal, ethical, practical, and training factors. It provides a compilation of the most current research-based practices as well as guidelines for evidence-based assessment and intervention for common conditions (e.g., autism, depression, learning disabilities) and for delivering appropriate services to targeted student populations (e.g., LGBT, gifted, medical issues). Chapters discuss the application of national and international school psychology practices within the Australian educational and psychological structure. The handbook also examines the lack of formal resources specific to Australia’s culture and psychology systems, with its unique mix of metropolitan cities and the vast geographic landscape that spans regional and remote areas. It offers numerous case studies and innovative school mental health programs as well as recommendations for professional development and advocacy that are unique to Australian school psychology. Topics featured in this Handbook include: Evidence-based assessment and intervention for dyscalculia and mathematical disabilities. Identification and management of adolescent risk-taking behaviors and addictions. Understanding and responding to crisis and trauma in the school setting. Prevention and intervention for bullying in schools. Class and school-wide approaches to addressing behavioral and academic needs. The role of school psychologists in the digital age. Practical advice for school psychologists facing complex ethical dilemmas. The Handbook of Australian School Psychology is a must-have resource for researchers, scientist-practitioners, and graduate students in child and school psychology, social work, and related fields that address mental health services for children and adolescents.

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism Spectrum Disorder Book
Author : Jill M. Boucher
Publisher : SAGE
Release : 2017-02-15
ISBN : 147398775X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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What are the historical foundations of autism and what precisely is meant by the 'autistic spectrum'? How can we explain behavioural patterns of people with autism, young or old, and what are the major theoretical bases for understanding these? What is the latest thinking regarding diagnosis, and what are the most effective strategies for assessment, education and care for people with this condition? Following on from the popular provocative first edition, the Second Edition answers these questions with the latest research on autistic spectrum disorders, exploring theories at the psychological, neurobiological and 'first cause' levels to methods of assessment, intervention, education and support. Already popular as an introductory text for those wanting to know more about autism as well as a source of basic information and references for those familiar with the field, this newly updated and enhanced book is invaluable for students, professionals and even families.

Emerging Programs for Autism Spectrum Disorder

Emerging Programs for Autism Spectrum Disorder Book
Author : Neophytos L. Papaneophytou,Undurti N. Das
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2021-06-10
ISBN : 0323859771
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Emerging Programs for Autism Spectrum Disorder: Improving Communication, Behavior, and Family Dynamics brings forward a hybrid and a transdisciplinary methodology to identify methods used to diagnose, treat, and manage those with autism within personal and social constructs and values building exemplary international experiences from across the globe. Luminary experts offer their superb level of expertise through their research, experience, and clinical work. The book addresses all the aspects of care, lifespan, and lifestyle issues from treatment to living. It will emphasize issues related to neurodiversity, individuality, best practices, and support of people on the Autism Spectrum and their families. In addition, this book includes specific case studies, highlighting family experiences and the application of best practices by therapists thereof. Provides a multidisciplinary approach of the diagnosis, management and treatment of autism spectrum disorders Includes specific case studies highlighting family experiences Emphasizes issues related to neurodiversity, individuality and improving quality of life

A Practical Guide to Congenital Developmental Disorders and Learning Difficulties

A Practical Guide to Congenital Developmental Disorders and Learning Difficulties Book
Author : Judith P. Hudson
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2014-04-24
ISBN : 1136209506
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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To give children with congenital developmental conditions that manifest special learning needs and specific disabilities their best chance to succeed, early identification and appropriate interventions and support, is necessary. This text highlights what to look for when there are concerns about a child’s development. Practical and accessible, it is divided into three sections: Part 1 looks at the theory and policy context, discussing the social model of disability, the responsibility of health, social care and education services to the child and family and the role of reviews and assessment in recognising developmental disorders. Part 2 provides a reference guide to atypical developmental conditions and disorders. For each condition, aetiology, prominent theories and research, profile of features – including triggers and behaviours, diagnostic assessment procedures and appropriate interventions are given and links made to sources of further information and support. Part 3 explores practical issues how to work sensitively and effectively with children and their families, looking at the psychological implications of diagnosis, and how to plan, promote, deliver and evaluate multi-agency support. Designed to support professionals working within a multi-modal, collaborative approach to assessment and intervention processes, it is suitable for health visitors, allied health therapists, nurses, teachers and social care practitioners. It is also a useful reference for students in these areas learning about child development and includes critical reading exercises; online searching tasks; self-assessment questions; reflective activities and document analysis prompts.

Navigating the Medical Maze with a Child with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Navigating the Medical Maze with a Child with Autism Spectrum Disorder Book
Author : Sue Ming,Beth Pletcher
Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Release : 2014-08-21
ISBN : 0857008609
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This comprehensive guide enables parents of children with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to play an active and effective role in their child's medical care from diagnosis to early adulthood. With a focus on working with health care providers to ensure the best treatment for your child's unique needs, it includes: - a description of the developmental and medical conditions faced by children with ASDs in lay terms - an explanation of common diagnostic tests - a presentation of conventional and alternative therapies and how they work - tips for managing day-to-day medical or behavioral problems - advice for parents considering enrolling their child in a research project - and all the latest medical information. This authoritative and accessible book provides parents of children with an ASD with the foundation of knowledge they need to become an active partner in the medical care of their child and the map that will allow them to navigate the complex medical world.