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American Academy of Pediatrics
01 April 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 -Adolescence and transitioning into adulthood Parents will also find inspirational and relatable stories from other parents, helping them feel less alone.
By:   Rosenblatt Alan, Alan I. Rosenblatt, MD, FAAP, Paul S. Carbone, MD, FAAP
Imprint:   American Academy of Pediatrics
Country of Publication:   United States
Edition:   2nd ed.
Dimensions:   Height: 228mm,  Width: 6mm,  Spine: 152mm
ISBN:   9781610022699
ISBN 10:   1610022696
Pages:   350
Publication Date:   01 April 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

The American Academy of Pediatrics is an organization of 67,000 pediatricians. Paul S. Carbone, MD, FAAP, is a general pediatrician, associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Utah, a member of the Council on Children with Disabilities Autism Subcommittee, and the parent of a son with autism. Alan I. Rosenblatt, MD, FAAP, is a neurodevelopmental pediatrician and an associate clinical professor of pediatrics at Northwestern University.

Reviews for Autism Spectrum Disorder

Covers a wide range of topics in a straightforward, commonsense manner, such as diagnosis, different behavioral therapies, family stress issues, and lots of other vital information. Essential reading for parents of children with autism. Temple Grandin, author, Thinking in Pictures: My Life with Autism [T]his guide is a wonderful resource to build that knowledge and encourage parents to advocate so that their child lives in a world where the dignity of every person is cherished, respected, and empowered. Timothy P. Shriver, PhD, Chairman of the Board, Special Olympics Outstanding book and a tremendous resource for parents of children with autism spectrum disorder. It is also a must-read for anyone else working to help children with autism reach their full potential. Richard E. Besser, MD, FAAP, Former Chief Health and Medical Editor, ABC News The AAP and Drs Carbone and Rosenblatt cover complex issues in an accessible manner. I will recommend this resource to families in need of quality information regarding services and supports for their children with autism. Patricia Wright, PhD, MPH, National Director, Autism Services, Easter Seals Autism Spectrum Disorders: What Every Parent Needs to Know is a must read for every parent with a child on the autism spectrum... Get this bookit's a complete gem! Nora Wells, MEd, Director of Programs, Family Voices It is a must-have book for parents, service providers, and advocates alike. Chris Plauche Johnson, MEd, MA, MD, FAAP. Medical Director, Autism Community Network Clinical Professor (Retired), University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Cochair, American Academy of Pediatrics Autism Subcommittee (2003--2007)

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