Autism Spectrum Disorder: What Every Parent Needs to Know, 2nd Edition
April 23rd, 2019
This guide from the American Academy of Pediatrics offers authoritative, accessible advice that parents can trust. Autism Spectrum Disorder: What Every Parent Needs to Know helps parents understand how ASDs are defined and diagnosed and offers an overview of the most current behavioral and developmental therapies. Topics covered include: symptoms, frequency, and types of ASDs; accessing care; services in the community; behavioral and developmental treatment; the role of complementary and alternative medicine; screening tools; and adolescence and transitioning into adulthood. Parents will also find inspirational and relatable stories from other parents, helping them feel less alone.