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The autistic spectrum : characteristics, causes, and practical issues / Jill Boucher.

By: Boucher, Jill.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, 2009Description: x, 412 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780761962113; 0761962115; 9780761962120 (pbk.); 0761962123 (pbk.).Subject(s): Autism | Autistic DisorderDDC classification: 616.85882 Online resources: Publisher description | Table of contents only
Contents:
Contents The subtypes model of autism : concept and definitions -- The spectrum model of autism : concept and definitions -- Filling in the picture : from conformity to diversity -- Facts and figures : epidemiology and lifespan development -- What is autism? Personal view -- A framework for explaining autism -- First causes and brain bases -- Explaining the social, emotional, and communication impairments Explaining the repetitive behaviours and lack of imaginative creativity -- Explaining other universal or common behavioural characteristics -- Explaining autism as a whole : attempts at a synthesis -- What causes autism : personal view -- Assessment, diagnosis and screening -- Intervention -- Care.
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General Collection 616.85882 B58 (Browse shelf) 130073 Available 130073

Includes bibliographical references (p. [364]-400) and index.

Contents The subtypes model of autism : concept and definitions -- The spectrum model of autism : concept and definitions -- Filling in the picture : from conformity to diversity -- Facts and figures : epidemiology and lifespan development -- What is autism? Personal view -- A framework for explaining autism -- First causes and brain bases -- Explaining the social, emotional, and communication impairments Explaining the repetitive behaviours and lack of imaginative creativity -- Explaining other universal or common behavioural characteristics -- Explaining autism as a whole : attempts at a synthesis -- What causes autism : personal view -- Assessment, diagnosis and screening -- Intervention -- Care.

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