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Author Sicile-Kira, Chantal.
Title Autism spectrum disorders : the complete guide to understanding autism, Asperger's syndrome, pervasive developmental disorder, and other ASDs / Chantal Sicile-Kira.
Published New York : Berkeley Pub. Group, c2004.
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 Floor4  RC553.A88 S566 2004    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st Perigee pbk. ed.
Description xxiv, 358p. ; 23 cm.
Note "A Perigee book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [337]-350) and index.
Contents The myths and history of autism spectrum disorders -- What autism spectrum disorders are and how to know if a person has one -- What causes autism spectrum disorders and why do people with ASDs act the way they do? -- Newly diagnosed adults and parents of children with an ASD: after the diagnosis -- Treatment, therapies, and interventions -- Family life -- Education -- Community life -- Adults living and working with autism spectrum disorders -- Closing comments.
Summary "Based on nearly two decades of Chantal Sicile-Kira's personal and professional experiences with individuals and families affected by this growing epidemic, Autism Spectrum Disorders explains all aspects of the condition. Book jacket."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject Autism -- Popular works.
Autism in children -- Popular works.
Asperger's syndrome -- Popular works.
Developmental disabilities -- Popular works.
Related To Online version: Sicile-Kira, Chantal. Autism spectrum disorders. 1st Perigee pbk. ed. New York : Berkeley Pub. Group, c2004 (OCoLC)777306560
ISBN 0399530479
OCLC number 55625471