Beyond the Autism Diagnosis A Professional's Guide to Helping Families

ISBN-10: 1557667519

ISBN-13: 9781557667519

Edition: 2006

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Following a child's diagnosis with autism, families often face a bewildering array of questions, concerns, and anxieties. This essential book provides new and established professionals and practitioners with invaluable insights they?ll use to avoid misunderstandings and communicate accurately and sensitively; understand parents? complex emotions and perceptions; nurture strong, respectful partnerships with parents; conduct effective assessment and intervention; demystify assessment results for parents; assist families in choosing and evaluating intervention services; help families manage the short- and long-term issues that arise when parenting a child with ASD; and increase their own awareness of the vocabulary of autism and the facts and mysteries of the disorder. Building on their research and interviews with more than 60 families, the authors reveal parents? needs, concerns, beliefs, and dreams.
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List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Company Incorporated
Publication date: 3/16/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.254
Language: English

Talking about autism spectrum disorders
Listening to parents
Belief systems about autism spectrum disorders
Conducting assessments
Communicating assessment results to families
Intervention and educational programming
Helping parents and professionals work together
Parenting a child with an autism spectrum disorder
The rest of the family
Looking to the future
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