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Author Lemer, Patricia S, author.

Title Outsmarting autism : build healthy foundations for communication, socialization, and behavior at all ages / Patricia S. Lemer.

Publication Info. Berkeley, California : North Atlantic Books, [2019]


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 GDL Central Library Children's, Parents' Shelf    j 616.8588 LEM 2019    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    616.85882 LEM 2019    Available
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Non-Fiction    616.85882 LEM 2019    Available
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Edition Updated and expanded [edition]
Description xxii, 600 pages ; 23 cm.
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Note Originally published in 2014.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface -- Autism: an epidemic -- Total load theory: why so many children have autism -- Reducing load factors through lifestyle changes -- Digestion =: the key to all health -- Dietary dos and don'ts for autism -- The immune system: what goes wrong -- A three-pronged approach to healing the physical body -- Hormones and autism: the endocrine system -- Detoxification: getting the bad stuff out -- Structural and brain integration therapies -- Reflexes: a blueprint for motor, cognitive, and social development -- Dental decisions -- Sensory processing and motor issues -- Focusing on vision, the dominant sense -- Improving communication and social-emotional skills through play -- Behavioral therapies and neurofeedback -- Assistive technology -- Academics: finally learning to read, write, spell, and calculate -- Transition out of school into a life -- Living, employment and beyond -- Preventing autism.
Summary "Newly revised and updated, this user-friendly guide addresses autism identification, treatment, and prevention from pre-conception through adulthood. Outsmarting Autism describes more than 50 practical approaches with proven efficacy, including lifestyle modifications, dietary considerations, and boosting the immune system. After health improves, focus turns to developing the sensory foundations for communication, social skills, and learning."-- Page 4 of cover.
Subject Autism.
Autism spectrum disorders.
Autism -- Diagnosis.
Autism -- Treatment.
Autism -- Nutritional aspects.
Autism -- Social aspects.
Autism in children.
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