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Author Cohen, Shirley, 1937-

Title Targeting autism : what we know, don't know, and can do to help young children with autism spectrum disorders / Shirley Cohen.

Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, c2006.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    618.9285 COH 2006    Available
Edition 3rd ed., expanded & updated.
Description xv, 241 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-227) and index.
Contents pt. 1. What is autism? -- 1. Meeting autism -- 2. Having autism -- 3. Life cycles -- 4. Families -- pt. 2. Treating autism -- 5. We have a dream -- 6. Is ABA the answer? : intervention approaches -- 7. Whatever happened to equal opportunity? -- 8. Some thoughts on alternative treatments and other intervention controversies -- pt. 3. Looking for cures, recovery, and better lives -- 9. Recovery? -- 10. Moving toward better answers -- Appendix A. Diagnostic criteria for autistic disorder -- Appendix B. Diagnostic criteria for Asperger's disorder -- Appendix C. Resources.
Subject Autism in children.
ISBN 0520248384 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780520248380 (pbk. : alk. paper)

 
    
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