Author: Tammy D. Barry, Ph.D.
Editors: Frances A. Karnes, Ph.D., Kristen R. Stephens, Ph.D.
Product Code: 70X
ISBN: 9781593633707
Pages: 56
Availability: In stock.

An Introduction to Children With Autism offers an informative overview of the autism spectrum. The book focuses on symptoms of autism and related disorders and characteristics of autism, including language, cognitive, behavioral, movement, affect/mood, temperament, sleeping and eating, and sensory characteristics. In addition, two case histories and evaluations are shared: one of a low-functioning child with autism and one of a high-functioning child with autism. Web resources and suggested readings are provided.

An Introduction to Children With Autism is part of The Practical Strategies Series in Autism Education, which offers timesaving books on critical topics for educating students with autism spectrum disorders. The seven books in this series are filled with practical information and advice, thus making them an ideal resource for classroom teachers, preservice teachers, and graduate students.


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Review: Midwest Book Review - December 1, 2009
Autism is something that many have yet to understand. “An Introduction to Children with Autism: The Practical Strategies Series in Autism Education” is a guide to help educators deal with autistic students to give them a more complete and comprehensive education that they need and deserve. Covering the basics of autistic behavior, how to deal with the various levels of the autism spectrum, and more, “An Introduction to Children with Autism” is a worthy investment for any educator or school counselor.

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