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The Complete Autism Handbook

Benison O'Reilly and Kathryn Wicks


PUBLISHED: 1st February 2016
ISBN: 9781925183795
ANNOTATION:
The Australian Autism Handbook is a practical and comprehensive guide to every aspect of raising an ASD child.
The Complete Autism Handbook
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PUBLISHED: 1st February 2016
ISBN: 9781925183795
ANNOTATION:
The Australian Autism Handbook is a practical and comprehensive guide to every aspect of raising an ASD child.

Annotation

The Australian Autism Handbook is a practical and comprehensive guide to every aspect of raising an ASD child.

Publisher Description

When first published in 2008, The Australian Autism Handbook quickly became the go-to guide for parents whose children have been diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. The Australian Autism Handbook is a practical and comprehensive guide to every aspect of raising an ASD child. Including: What is ASD? - Early signs and symptoms; Getting a Diagnosis; Early Intervention - early intervention is vital in helping a child with ASD; The Medical Maze - explains the evidence-based medical theories behind ASD and why there is such controversy . In this new edition, the book has been completely revised and updated with new chapters on: Dads and Siblings, Teen issues, Expanded information on autism and Asperger's syndrome, Updated information on early intervention DSM5 diagnostic criteria. The second part of the book is an invaluable Resource Guide which lists each federal and state supports plus a comprehensive list of websites and books.

Author Biography

Benison O'Reilly is a pharmacist, a medical writer, and a mother of three. She is the co-author of Beyond The Baby Blues: The Complete Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Handbook. Kathryn Wicks is a journalist and is currently community editor at the Sydney Morning Herald and a mother of two boys.

Product Details

ISBN-10
1925183793
ISBN-13
9781925183795
Format
Paperback
Country of Publication
Australia
Publisher
Ventura Press
Year
2016
Pages
380
Author
Benison O'Reilly, Kathryn Wicks
Language
English
Media
Book
Illustrations
black & white illustrations
Publication Date
2016-02-01
Subtitle
The essential resource guide for autism spectrum disorder in Australia and New Zealand