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Uniquely Human : A Different Way of Seeing Autism. by Prizant, Barry.; Fields-Meyer, Tom.;
Praise -- Title Page -- Dedication -- Contents -- Author's Note -- Introduction: A Different Way of Seeing Autism -- PART ONE: Understanding Autism -- Chapter 1: Ask "Why?" -- Chapter 2: Listen -- Chapter 3: Enthusiasms -- Chapter 4: Trust, Fear, and Control -- Chapter 5: Emotional Memory -- Chapter 6: Social Understanding -- PART TWO: Living with Autism -- Chapter 7: What It Takes to "Get It" -- Chapter 8: Wisdom from the Circle -- Chapter 9: The Real Experts -- Chapter 10: The Long View -- Chapter 11: Energize the Spirit -- Chapter 12: The Big Questions -- A Guide to Resources -- About the SCERTS Model -- Acknowledgments -- Index -- A, B, C -- D, E, F -- G, H, I -- J, K, L -- M, N, O -- P, Q, R -- S, T, U -- V, W, X -- About the Authors -- Copyright -- Advertisement.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Autism;
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What You Need to Know about Autism. by Cumo, Christopher M.;
Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Series Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Essential Questions -- 1. Are Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Different Conditions? -- 2. Why Does ASD Vary Markedly in Severity From Person to Person? -- 3. What Causes ASD? -- 4. What is the Prognosis for Someone With ASD? -- 5. Can ASD be Prevented? -- 6. Why do More Boys Than Girls Suffer From ASD? -- 7. What are ASD's Principal Signs and Symptoms? -- 8. What Treatments Work Best Against ASD? -- 9. Do Vaccines Cause ASD? -- 10. How Can Family and Friends Help Loved Ones With ASD? -- Chapter 1: What Is Autism? -- Toward a Definition of Autism -- ASD's Effects on the Body -- ASD Affects Many People Around the World -- ASD in Children and Adults -- Conclusion -- Chapter 2: The History of Autism Spectrum Disorder -- The Earliest History of ASD -- ASD Emerges as a Unique Diagnosis -- Doubts Emerge about the Uniqueness of ASD -- The Emergence of Rival Perspectives about ASD -- Revival of ASD as a Unique Diagnosis -- Relationship Between Genetics and ASD -- Movement Toward Recognition that ASD is a Spectrum of Disorders -- Movement Toward Recognition that ASD is a Disability -- Movement Toward Public Awareness of ASD -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 3: Causes and Risk Factors -- Nature Versus Nurture -- Genetics -- The Environment -- Genetic and Environmental Factors -- Conclusion -- Chapter 4: Signs and Symptoms -- Signs and Symptoms on the Spectrum -- Social Deficits as Signs and Symptoms -- Language and Communication Deficits -- Behavioral Deficits -- Sensory Abnormalities -- Sleep Disorders -- Potential Underlying Causes of ASD's Signs and Symptoms -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 5: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Management -- Diagnosis -- Measurements of Cognition -- ASD From Other Perspectives -- Biological Assessments of ASD.Treatment and Management -- Drug Therapies -- Dietary Therapies -- Behavioral Therapies -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 6: Long-Term Prognosis and Potential Complications -- Prognosis -- Medical Concerns -- Psychological Concerns -- Social Concerns -- Employment -- Types of Jobs -- The Work Environment -- Potential Complications -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 7: Effects on Family and Friends -- Family -- Negative Emotional Issues -- Positive Emotional Issues -- Effects on Marriage -- Effects on Grandparents -- Effects on Siblings -- Family Finances -- Effects on Friends -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 8: Prevention -- A Variety of Strategies -- Diet and Expectant Mothers -- Alcohol -- Vitamin and Mineral Supplements -- Enhanced Water -- Probiotics -- Organic Foods -- Sucrose -- Toxins -- Lifestyle -- Drugs -- ASD Prevention Strategies During Delivery of Newborns -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 9: Issues and Controversies -- Controversies -- Vaccination -- Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) Therapy -- Issues -- The Economy -- Longevity -- Race -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 10: Current Research and Future Directions -- Current Research -- The Gene -- The Brain -- Early Intervention -- Future Directions -- Research -- Treatment and Funding -- Public Attitudes and Legal Issues -- Conclusion -- References -- Case Illustrations -- John: Classic Signs and Symptoms -- Analysis -- Heather: Education and Employment -- Analysis -- Steve, Lisa, Julie, and Jensen: Coping With a Family Member With ASD -- Analysis -- David: Drug Side Effects -- Analysis -- Paul: Striving for Independence -- Analysis -- Glossary -- Directory of Resources -- Books -- Articles -- Websites -- Organizations -- Index -- About the Author.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
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Ideas Roadshow : Exploring Autism / by Films Media Groupfilm distributor.(DLC)1996584; Open Agenda Publishing;
In this Ideas Roadshow episode, Howard Burton speaks with one of the world''s eminent autism researchers, Uta Frith of KCL, about what is both known and unknown about autism. Even the question "What is autism? "turns out to be a surprisingly difficult one to answer, Uta explains.9 & up.Streaming video file.System requirements: FOD playback platform.Title from distributor''s description (Films Media Group, October 16, 2016)
Subjects: Internet videos.; Autism;
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Autism Sibling Connection / by American Institute of Physics(DLC)1679529; Films Media Groupfilm distributor.(DLC)1996584;
One in 68 children in the United States has autism. While there is no cure, early intervention can make a difference, so scientists are always looking for new ways to spot the disorder sooner. Now, younger siblings are offering clues.Streaming video file.System requirements: FOD playback platform.Title from distributor's description (Films Media Group, Nov. 2, 2015)
Subjects: Internet videos.; Autism;
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Managing the Cycle of Meltdowns for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder [electronic resource]. by Colvin, Geoff.; Sheehan, Martin R.;
Front Cover; Dedication; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; About the Authors; Introduction; Section I: A Model for Meltdown Behavior of Students With Asd; 1. Autism Spectrum Disorder, Overview; 2. The Nature of Meltdowns; 3. A Six-Phase Model of the Meltdown Cycle; Section II: Strategies for Managing the Phases of the Meltdown Cycle; 4. Calm Phase; 5. Trigger Phase; 6. Agitation Phase; 7. Meltdown Phase; 8. Re-Grouping Phase; 9. Starting-Over Phase; 10. The Parent Component; Closing Remarks; Appendices; ReferencesBased on Geoff Colvin's bestselling book, Managing the Cycle of Acting-Out Behavior in the Classroom, this practitioner-friendly guide provides special and general education teachers of autistic students with a six-phase positive behavior support model that includes interventions for each phase. Outlining practical steps for preventing and responding to the various phases of meltdown behavior in students with autism spectrum disorder, you'll find:? An overview of ASD? Examples of meltdown behavior? Common triggers? Addressing sensory issues? Establishing expectations and rules? Collabora
Subjects: Electronic books.; Autism;
© 2014., Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.,
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Drawing Autism [electronic resource]. by Mullin, Jill.;
Cover; Table of Contents; Foreword by Temple Grandin; Introduction; Chapter One: Interaction, Individual & Societal; Chapter Two: Repetition, Repetition, Repetition; Chapter Three: Getting From Here to There; Chapter Four: Bird's-Eye View; Chapter Five: Another World; Chapter Six: It's All History; Chapter Seven: Art for Art's Sake; Artists' Bios & Art Index; Thanks<div>Autism spectrum disorder is found in one of every eighty-eight children-this gorgeous book offers powerful insight into the disorder.<BR></DIV>
Subjects: Electronic books.; Autistic artists.; Outsider art -- Catalogs.; Outsider art;
© 2014., Akashic Books,
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Preventing Autism [electronic resource]. by Gordon, Jay(SAGE)1924184;
""Preventing Autism: What You Can Do to Protect Your Children before and after Birth""; ""Copyright""; ""Contents""; ""Foreword""; ""Preface""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction: You Can Reduce the Risk of Autism""; ""Part One: The New View of Autism""; ""Chapter 1: The Autism Epidemic""; ""Chapter 2: The Changing View of Autism""; ""Chapter 3: No Two Children with Autism Are Alike""; ""What Does ASD Look Like?""; ""Common Physical Problems""; ""Chapter 4: The Autistic Brain""; ""Brain Growth and Autism""; ""Toxins and Brain Development""; ""Seeing Brain Differences""""Exciting New Findings""""Chapter 5: The Genetic Factor""; ""Susceptibility Genes""; ""Overactive and Underactive Genes""; ""Genetic Mutations and ASD""; ""Chapter 6: Genetics Loads the Gun, but the Environment Pulls the Trigger""; ""The Toxic Load""; ""Our Vulnerable Children""; ""Part Two: Protect Your Baby before Birth""; ""Chapter 7: Risk Awareness""; ""Girl or Boy?""; ""Existing Conditions at Birth""; ""Autism Runs in Families""; ""Fathers over Forty""; ""Mothers over Thirty-five""; ""The Prenatal Environment""; ""Pregnancy and Birth Complications Heighten the Risk""""Chapter 8: Get Started the Minute You Think about Having a Baby""""Prepregnancy Consultation""; ""Are Your Immunizations Current?""; ""Folate and Prenatal Vitamins""; ""See Your Dentist""; ""Lose That Weight before You Get Pregnant""; ""Break Those Habits""; ""Stress Takes a Toll""; ""Men Need to Make Some Changes, Too""; ""Making Sure You Have Healthy Sperm""; ""Medications Known to Affect the Health of Sperm""; ""Preconception Supplements for Men to Strengthen Sperm""; ""Chapter 9: What to Do When You Are Expecting""; ""What You Eat Affects Your Baby's Genes""; ""Fishy Business""""Organic vs. Conventional""""Eating Defensively""; ""One More Reason to Eat Clean""; ""From Meyera's Kitchen""; ""Chapter 10: Home Detox""; ""The Age of Chemistry""; ""Common Household Toxins""; ""First Steps for Reducing the Toxicity of Your Home""; ""A Tour through the Hazard Zones in Your Home""; ""The Living Room""; ""The Kitchen""; ""The Bedroom: ""The Most Important Room in the House""""; ""The Bathroom""; ""The Laundry Room""; ""A Clean Sweep""; ""Chapter 11: A Wardrobe Not to Die For""; ""Dress for Success""; ""Harmful Surprises in Your Clothes""; ""How to Protect Yourself""""Chapter 12: Beauty Does Not Have to Hurt""""Toxic Beauty A to Z""; ""Change Your Beauty Regimen""; ""Heavy Fragrances""; ""Retinoids for Acne and Wrinkles""; ""Botox""; ""Salicylic Acid""; ""Teeth Whiteners""; ""Sunscreen/Sunblock""; ""Nail Care""; ""Self-Tanning/Spray-on Tanning""; ""Chemical Hair Removal/Laser Hair Removal""; ""Hair Dye, Extensions, and Keratin Treatments""; ""Skin Whitening/Lightening""; ""Tattoos""; ""Marketing Purity""; ""Basic Grooming""; ""Skin Care""; ""Hair Care""; ""Makeup""; ""Pets""; ""Chapter 13: Planning a Nursery That Is a Healthy Nest""""Fourteen Hours a Day on a Mattress""
Subjects: Electronic books.; Autism in children;
© 2038., John Wiley & Sons,
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Autism Explained. by Harrisson, Brigitte.; St-Charles, Lise.; Thúy, Kim.;
Intro -- A Note on Language -- Contents -- Introduction -- Chapter 1: Toward a Unifying Explanation of Autism -- Chapter 2: What Is Autism? -- Chapter 3: Manifestations of Autism -- Chapter 4: Daily Life -- Chapter 5: Learning -- Chapter 6: Self-Esteem -- Chapter 7: Social Skills -- Chapter 8: Self-Regulation -- Chapter 9: Good to Know -- CONCLUSION: Hope -- About the Authors -- Bibliography -- Glossary -- Of Related Interest -- Book Credits.New Ways of Understanding Autism offers a unique description of ASD (autism spectrum disorder), emphasizing that an autistic brain is different from a neurotypical brain.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2019. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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Unlocking Autism / by Films Media Group,film distributor.(DLC)1996584; TVF International (Firm);
In this video, two families struggle with a family member afflicted with autism. Scientists from Auckland University study the disease.9 & up.Streaming video file.System requirements: FOD playback platform.Title from distributor's description (Films Media Group, July 16, 2016)
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Anger Box [electronic resource] : Sensory turmoil and pain in autism by Caldwell, Phoebe.;
Cover; Imprint; Quote; Contents; Foreword; Who is this book for?; Chapter one: The Anger Box; Chapter two: All in the mind?; Chapter three: Processing problems; Chapter four: Seeing straight; Chapter five: Internal messages to the brain; Chapter six: Fight, freeze or flight; Chapter seven: Friends, lions and tortoises; Chapter eight: A behavioural approach?; Chapter nine: Living on the borders; Chapter ten: One thing at a time; Chapter eleven: Listening in; Chapter twelve: Confirmation andsense of self; Epilogue; Catch up; Appendix one: An inside out approachAppendix two: Intensive InteractionAppendix three: Sensory overload/the autonomic storm; Sensory problems: useful equipment
Subjects: Electronic books.; Autism in children; Autism;
© 2014., Pavilion,
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