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  • Published: Elk Grove Village, IL : American Academy of Pediatrics, c2013.
  • Year Published: 2013
  • Description: 320 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 9781581106510
  • 1581106513

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Autism spectrum disorders : what every parent needs to know

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Call number: Parent Shelf 618.928 Au

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What are autism spectrum disorders? -- What causes autism spectrum disorders? How do I know if my child has an autism spectrum disorder? -- Behavioral and developmental treatment -- Tapping educational services -- When other therapies aren't enough: the role of medication -- The role of complementary and alternative medicine -- Partnering with your pediatrician -- Services in your community -- Accessing care -- Adolescence and beyond -- Putting it all together: everyday strategies for helping your child -- Autism spectrum disorders and our family -- The future of autism spectrum disorders -- Advocating for children with autism spectrum disorders -- Shana's special wish.

An invaluable resource for parents and caregivers of children who have been diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. From diagnosis to current therapies, it helps parents understand what they can do to facilitate a smooth transition from adolescence through the teen years into adulthood.

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