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By Anna P. Kroncke, Marcy Willard, Helena Huckabee

This ebook bargains transparent best-practice directions for the evaluation of Autism Spectrum sickness. It discusses either the emerging charges of autism and the turning out to be want for applicable, potent remedies and companies. The e-book examines measures and techniques utilized in assessing for center indicators of ASD in addition to reminiscence, recognition, visible and spatial talents, and different parts proper to autism evaluate. In-depth fabric on differential prognosis and more than a few comorbid stipulations depict the complexities of the overview method and the need of exact id. The book's case vignettes and pattern options upload sensible and private dimensions to concerns and demanding situations surrounding prognosis.

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This is one of the reasons why behavioral approaches are often critical for children on the Spectrum. Early behavioral intervention in the toddler and preschool years can reverse negative patterns such that they do not become somewhat “hardwired” and continue to cause struggles socially, academically, and in treatment. One way parents can promote positive behavior is through the requirement that children do chores. Simplistic as it sounds, children who are required to do daily chores have greater success in life, whether or not they have disabilities.

Grandin has built her own career by utilizing her passion and specialized understanding of animals in the cattle and livestock industry to develop more humane practices. In keeping with that philosophy, the Temple Grandin School approaches autism from a strength-based perspective. Their educational philosophy involves “rethinking” each child’s strengths as opportunities for education, enrichment, and a brighter future (See Case Study, Chap. 9: Judy). Models such as this one at the Temple Grandin School are finding a great deal of success for children with higher functioning autism.

Correlation does not indicate causality and many studies have shown how correlations can make it appear that two variables are related to each other, when indeed the relationship is spurious; or when no true relationship exists. Thus, there is not a claim made by the authors here that this correlation study provides “proof” of the cause for autism. , 2005). Although this research is only emerging and is correlational in nature, it may be wise for parents of medically fragile or genetically vulnerable children to carefully consider their child’s nutrition and the degree to which their symptoms may change in response to certain foods.

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