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Independent Living With Autism: Your Roadmap to Success
Independent Living With Autism
Your Roadmap to Success
Paperback      ISBN: 1949177041
Independent Living with Autism is a guide for young adults with autism leaving the shelter of school and looking for guidance in the important tasks of adult life. It is also for the more mature adult who has long struggled with the feeling different from the rest of the world, misunderstanding social cues and being misunderstood, who is finally diagnosed with (or suspects) an autism spectrum disorder. This book will help ASD adults find practical, easy to follow guidance in the most important aspects of successful adult life.
Thinking in Pictures: And Other Reports from My LIfe with Autism
Thinking in Pictures
And Other Reports from My LIfe with Autism
Paperback      ISBN: 0307275655
Celebrated for her unique empathy with animals, the animal scientist describes how she and other victims of autism perceive the world, and relates the ways in which she has been able to adapt and have a successful career. Reissue. 15,000 first printing.
ASD: The complete Autism Spectrum Disorder health & diet guide
ASD
The complete Autism Spectrum Disorder health & diet guide
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0778804739
In May 2013, the American Psychiatric Association provided new diagnostic criteria for autism: autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The term incorporates diagnoses previously described as separate: autistic disorder, Asperger's Disorder, childhood disintegrative disorder, and pervasive developmental disorders not otherwise specified. This comprehensive book on ASD will be a valuable resource for parents, caregivers and health professionals as well, with its combination of years of practical experience and a range of skills and knowledge from its outstanding author team. This multidisciplinary health care team has a keen understanding of the goals and expectations of both the patient and families. Part 1 Possible causes What does the new definition mean to my child autism and genetics diagnosis signs and symptoms of autism myths Part 2 New diagnosis management and ongoing management of ASD typical doctor/nurse visits w/ Q and A management and treatment help through medical, alternative, psychological and behavioral therapies Part 3 Recent research shows that a gluten-free/casein-free diet is effective in reducing ASD symptoms for those people with ASDs who show GI symptoms, confirmed food allergies and suspected food sensitivities. - 175 recipes and gluten-free/cassein-free meal plans help to build a nutritious, varied and tasty diet that may improve gastrointestinal and ASD symptoms for some children. This author team has provided a comprehensive and current resource book on ASD for anyone affected by this disease.
Act Early Against Autism: Give Our Child a Fighting Chance from the Start
Act Early Against Autism
Give Our Child a Fighting Chance from the Start
Paperback      ISBN: 039953394x
A empowering handbook for parents of special needs children reveals how early intervention can transform the future of a child diagnosed with autism, furnishing useful information on how to recognize early symptoms of the ailment, deal with the financial challenges, find the right treatment plan and therapists, negotiate the system, and more. Original.
Emergence: Labeled Autistic
Emergence
Labeled Autistic
Paperback      ISBN: 0446671827
An inspiring firsthand account of a courageous and determined autistic woman who makes a remarkable discovery that eventually helps her control her condition and virtually cure her disorder captures the isolation and fears suffered by autistic children and their families and describes her own struggle to overcome autism and lead a normal life. Reissue.
Ten Things Every Child With Autism Wishes You Knew
Ten Things Every Child With Autism Wishes You Knew
Paperback      ISBN: 1941765882
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Born on a Blue Day: Inside the Extraordinary Mind of an Autistic Savant: A Memoir
Born on a Blue Day
Inside the Extraordinary Mind of an Autistic Savant: A Memoir
Paperback      ISBN: 1416549013
Traces the inspiring story of an autistic savant with genius-level mathematical talents, describing how he was eschewed by his classmates in spite of his near-photographic memory and super-human capacity for math and language, in a firsthand account that offers insight into how he experiences the world. Reprint. 100,000 first printing.
The Horse Boy: A Memoir of Healing
The Horse Boy
A Memoir of Healing
Paperback      ISBN: 0316008249
The author explains how his autistic son found peace in the company of horses and details their fascinating journey to Outer Mongolia, a place where horses and healing come together in the most profound ways. Reprint. A best-selling book.
Be Different: My Adventures With Asperger's and My Advice for Fellow Aspergians, Misfits, Families, and Teachers
Be Different
My Adventures With Asperger's and My Advice for Fellow Aspergians, Misfits, Families, and Teachers
Paperback      ISBN: 0307884821
“I believe those of us with Asperger’s are here for a reason, and we have much to offer. This book will help you bring out those gifts.
Toilet Training for Individuals With Autism & Related Disorders: A Comprehensive Guide for Parents & Teachers
Toilet Training for Individuals With Autism & Related Disorders
A Comprehensive Guide for Parents & Teachers
Paperback      ISBN: 1885477457
This comprehensive guide contains more than 200 toilet training tips and 60 case examples to guide parents and teachers of children with autism who need techniques beyond those used to toilet train other children.