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A Parent's Guide to High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder Second Edition
How to Meet the Challenges and Help Your Child Thrive
by Sally Ozonoff, Geraldine Dawson, and James C. McPartland

Leading experts show how you can work with your child's unique impairments—and harness his or her capabilities. Vivid stories and real-world examples illustrate ways to help kids with ASD relate more comfortably to peers, learn the rules of appropriate behavior, and succeed in school.

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Many tens of thousands of parents have found the facts they need about high-functioning autism spectrum disorder (ASD), including Asperger syndrome, in this indispensable guide. Leading experts show how you can work with your child's unique impairments—and harness his or her capabilities. Vivid stories and real-world examples illustrate ways to help kids with ASD relate more comfortably to peers, learn the rules of appropriate behavior, and succeed in school. You'll learn how ASD is diagnosed and what treatments and educational supports really work. Updated with the latest research and resources, the second edition clearly explains the implications of the DSM-5 diagnostic changes.

308 Pages Size: 6" x 9" Paperback

  • I. Understanding High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • 1. What Is High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder?
  • 2. The Diagnostic Process
  • 3. Causes of Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • 4. Treatments for High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • II. Living with High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • 5. Channeling Your Child's Strengths: A Guiding Principle
  • 6. High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder at Home
  • 7. High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder at School
  • 8. The Social World of Children and Adolescents with High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • 9. Looking Ahead: High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder in Late Adolescence and Adulthood
  • Resources
  • References


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