eBook Autism And Pervasive Developmental Disorders Sourcebook, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 078081195X
  • ISBN-13: 9780780811959
  • DDC: 618.92
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 603 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released August 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011
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Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders Sourcebook, First Edition, describes the current diagnostic criteria distinguishing the different types of pervasive developmental disorders, explains what is known about their causes, and provides information about screening and diagnostic methods and current treatments and interventions, including guidelines for evaluating their safety and effectiveness. Information about coping with common family and lifestyle issues, navigating the educational system, and facing independence is also provided. The book concludes with a glossary of related terms and a directory of resources for further help and information.