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Author Spilsbury, Richard, 1963- author.

Title Autism / Richard Spilsbury.

Publication Info. New York : Rosen Publishing Group, 2019.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 618.9285 SPI    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description 48 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
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volume nc rdacarrier
Series Genetic diseases and gene therapies
Spilsbury, Richard, 1963- Genetic diseases and gene therapies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 47), glossary, and index.
Contents What is autism? -- Why do people develop autism? -- Genes and autism -- Diagnosing and treating autism -- Living with autism -- Autism and gene therapy.
Summary According to the Centers for Disease Control, approximately 1 in 68 American children has autism. This book describes the autism spectrum, exploring how the various ways that this neurodevelopmental disorder can affect individuals, from difficulty with social cues to impaired communication to repetitive behaviors. In addition to learning about the treatment and diagnosis of autism, readers will discover how new research into the genetic components and causes of autism are helping doctors understand more about the disorder.
Subject Autism -- Juvenile literature.
Autism -- Treatment -- Juvenile literature.
Teenagers -- Mental health -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9781508182658 (hardcover) (library binding)
9781508182665 (softcover)
1508182663 (softcover)

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