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My Child Has Autism [electronic resource] : What Parents Need to Know

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780876590935Publication details: Beltsville, MD : Gryphon House, 2009.ISBN:
  • 9780876591314
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: No title; Print version:: My Child Has Autism : What Parents Need to KnowDDC classification:
  • 618.9285882 618.9285882
LOC classification:
  • RJ506.A9 W487 2009
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Contents:
Bulk purchase; Title Page; Introduction; Chapter 1 - Putting the Pieces Together to Understand This Puzzle Called Autism; What Is Autism?; Why Is It Called Autism Spectrum Disorder?; What Do I Need to Know About Children with Autism?; Words, Words, Words-Why Is There So Much Autism-Related Jargon?; What Are the Major Types of Autism?; When and How Is Autism Diagnosed?; What Are the Common Treatments for Autism?; What Do Researchers and Other Professionals Say About Children with Autism?; Chapter 2 - Understanding Your Child's Behavior and Obsession with Routines
Chapter 5 - Helping Your Child Learn to Be IndependentWhat Are Life Skills?; Why Are Life Skills Important?; How Do I Help My Child Learn to Do Everyday Tasks (Life Skills)?; What Do I Do First?; How Does This All Fit Together?; Chapter 6 - Your Child in Your Community; How Do I Prepare My Child for School?; What Should I Look for When Selecting a School for My Child?; Your Child in the Community; Chapter 7 - Helping Your Child Get Along with Others; Why Are Social Skills Important?; What Are the Stages of Social Development?; How Do I Teach Social Skills to My Child?
How Can I Understand My Child's Unusual Behaviors?Chapter 3 - Using Signs, Symbols, and Language to Help Your Child Communicate; What Exactly Is Communication?; How Does My Child Communicate Differently Than Other Children?; What Is Communication That Is Not Meaningful?; How Can Non-Functional Communication Be Functional?; What Exactly Is Echolalia?; Why Does My Child Have So Much Trouble Communicating?; What Is Intentional Communication?; How Do I Start Helping My Child Communicate?; How Do I Set Appropriate Goals for Communication?
Should I Stop Trying to Make My Child Talk and Use an Alternative Form of ...When and How Is the Best Way to Use Sign Language?; How Can My Child Use Pictures to Communicate?; What About Electronic Communication Devices?; Chapter 4 - Lights! Camera! Action! Sensory Integration and Autism; What Is Sensory Integration?; What Is a Sensory Integration Disorder?; Do You Mean That My Child Sees or Hears Differently?; How Will I Know If My Child Has a Sensory Integration Disorder?; What Can I Do to Help My Child?; What Can I Do to Make Sure That My Child Does Not Go into Sensory Overload?
What Are Social Scripts?Chapter 8 - Encouraging Your Child to Play; How Does My Child's Autism Change the Way He Plays?; What Can I Do to Encourage My Child to Play?; References and Resources; Index; Copyright Page
Summary: There are no words to describe the changes in the lives of families when they learn that a child they love has been diagnosed with autism. This book was written for those families. It explains autism in simple terms, discusses the major characteristics associated with autism, and offers simple strategies for helping children with autism function in their homes, at school, and in the community.
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Bulk purchase; Title Page; Introduction; Chapter 1 - Putting the Pieces Together to Understand This Puzzle Called Autism; What Is Autism?; Why Is It Called Autism Spectrum Disorder?; What Do I Need to Know About Children with Autism?; Words, Words, Words-Why Is There So Much Autism-Related Jargon?; What Are the Major Types of Autism?; When and How Is Autism Diagnosed?; What Are the Common Treatments for Autism?; What Do Researchers and Other Professionals Say About Children with Autism?; Chapter 2 - Understanding Your Child's Behavior and Obsession with Routines

Chapter 5 - Helping Your Child Learn to Be IndependentWhat Are Life Skills?; Why Are Life Skills Important?; How Do I Help My Child Learn to Do Everyday Tasks (Life Skills)?; What Do I Do First?; How Does This All Fit Together?; Chapter 6 - Your Child in Your Community; How Do I Prepare My Child for School?; What Should I Look for When Selecting a School for My Child?; Your Child in the Community; Chapter 7 - Helping Your Child Get Along with Others; Why Are Social Skills Important?; What Are the Stages of Social Development?; How Do I Teach Social Skills to My Child?

How Can I Understand My Child's Unusual Behaviors?Chapter 3 - Using Signs, Symbols, and Language to Help Your Child Communicate; What Exactly Is Communication?; How Does My Child Communicate Differently Than Other Children?; What Is Communication That Is Not Meaningful?; How Can Non-Functional Communication Be Functional?; What Exactly Is Echolalia?; Why Does My Child Have So Much Trouble Communicating?; What Is Intentional Communication?; How Do I Start Helping My Child Communicate?; How Do I Set Appropriate Goals for Communication?

Should I Stop Trying to Make My Child Talk and Use an Alternative Form of ...When and How Is the Best Way to Use Sign Language?; How Can My Child Use Pictures to Communicate?; What About Electronic Communication Devices?; Chapter 4 - Lights! Camera! Action! Sensory Integration and Autism; What Is Sensory Integration?; What Is a Sensory Integration Disorder?; Do You Mean That My Child Sees or Hears Differently?; How Will I Know If My Child Has a Sensory Integration Disorder?; What Can I Do to Help My Child?; What Can I Do to Make Sure That My Child Does Not Go into Sensory Overload?

What Are Social Scripts?Chapter 8 - Encouraging Your Child to Play; How Does My Child's Autism Change the Way He Plays?; What Can I Do to Encourage My Child to Play?; References and Resources; Index; Copyright Page

There are no words to describe the changes in the lives of families when they learn that a child they love has been diagnosed with autism. This book was written for those families. It explains autism in simple terms, discusses the major characteristics associated with autism, and offers simple strategies for helping children with autism function in their homes, at school, and in the community.