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Patricia O´brien O´brien Towle - The Early Identification of Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Visual Guide - 9781849053297 - V9781849053297
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The Early Identification of Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Visual Guide

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Description for The Early Identification of Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Visual Guide Paperback. This unique visual guide aims to equip readers with the skills to recognise ASD in very young children. It provides a systematic framework for understanding the complex nature of ASD. Each chapter focuses on a different area of development and uses photographs to illustrate and enhance understanding of core autism behaviors. Num Pages: 160 pages, 320 color photographs. BIC Classification: JMC; JNSG2. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 242 x 173 x 11. Weight in Grams: 464.

Identifying Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) as early as possible can have a significant, positive impact on the child's journey to adaptation and independence. Yet too few diagnoses take place at an early, developmentally crucial stage. This unique visual guide aims to equip readers with the skills to recognise ASD in children as young as 15-18 months old.

The book provides a systematic framework for understanding the complex nature of ASD. From social interaction to communication to restricted and repetitive behaviors, each chapter focuses on key symptoms and uses photographs to illustrate and enhance understanding of presenting or absent ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
Number of Pages
160
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781849053297
SKU
V9781849053297
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-10

About Patricia O´brien O´brien Towle
Patricia O'Brien Towle, Ph.D., has 30 years' experience with early childhood developmental disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorders. She is a clinical child psychologist at the Westchester Institute for Human Development and assistant professor of psychiatry, pediatrics and public health at the New York Medical College. In addition to her extensive clinical experience, Dr. Towle carries out research on the prevalence ... Read more

Reviews for The Early Identification of Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Visual Guide
The author provides an easy-to-read handbook for observing the communication, social play, and cognitive skills of young children with ASD through the use of stills from videos and photographs... This book could be a useful tool for the newly qualified therapist or for the professional with limited experience of working with children with autism, as well as educators and health ... Read more

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