The Complete Autism Handbook
The Essential Resource Guide for Autism Spectrum Disorder in Australia and New Zealand
Kathryn Wicks & Benison O'Reilly
This book can be downloaded and read in iBooks on your Mac or iOS device.
When first published in 2008, The Australian Autism Handbook quickly became the go-to guide for parents whose children have been diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder.
The Complete Autism Handbook is a practical and comprehensive guide to every aspect of raising an ASD child. Including:
* What is ASD? - Early signs and symptoms
* Getting a Diagnosis
* Early Intervention – early intervention is vital in helping a child with ASD
* The Medical Maze – explains the evidence based medical theories behind ASD and why there is such controversy
In this new edition, the book has been completely revised and updated with new chapters on:
Dads and Siblings
Expanded information on autism and Asperger’s syndrome
Updated information on early intervention
DSM5 diagnostic criteria
The second part of the book is an invaluable Resource Guide which lists each federal and state supports plus a comprehensive list of websites and books.