Targeting Autism: What We Know, Don't Know, and Can Do to Help Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders / Edition 3 available in Paperback
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Targeting Autism reaches out to everyone who lives with or cares about a young child with autism. First published in 1998 and updated in 2002, author Shirley Cohen has recast this best seller throughout to chart the dynamics of the autism world in the first years of the twenty-first century. In this expanded edition she provides specifics about the new developments that have modified the map of the world of autism or that may do so in the near future.
|Publisher:||University of California Press|
|Edition description:||Third Edition, Expanded and Updated|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)|
About the Author
Shirley Cohen is Professor of Special Education at Hunter College of the City University of New York.
Table of Contents
AcknowledgmentsPrologue to the Third EditionPreface to the First EditionPART ONE: WHAT IS AUTISM?1. Meeting Autism2. Having Autism3. Life Cycles4. FamiliesPART TWO: TREATING AUTISM5. We Have a Dream6. Is ABA the Answer? Intervention Approaches7. Whatever Happened to Equal Opportunity?8. Some Thoughts on Alternative Treatments and Other Intervention Controversiespart three Looking for Cures, Recovery, and Better Lives9. Recovery?10. Moving toward Better AnswersAppendix A: Diagnostic Criteria for Autistic DisorderAppendix B: Diagnostic Criteria for Asperger’s DisorderAppendix C: ResourcesReferencesIndex