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Encyclopedia of Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Author/Editor:    Martins, Megan.
Publisher:    Greenwood Publishing
Pubn Place:    US
Binding:    hbk.
Physical Media:    book (2 vols)
Pages:    866
Availability:    Already Published.
Pubn Year:    Jul 2017
LCC:    RC553.A88
DDC:    616.85882
Readership:    Research & professional
Price:    AUD 292.68 (ex. GST)
ISBN:   9780313398803
ISBN10:   0313398801
 
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Description: Encyclopedia of Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders provides a well-organized, up-to-date A-Z encyclopedia on this disorder that is accessible to students and general readers without extensive knowledge about autism or a medical background. The contributors to the work address the most significant controversies within the scientific and lay autism community, including vaccines as potential contributors to the development of autism, and the efficacy of novel medical treatments or diet modification. The entries define terminology, explain complex issues, and include answers to the most common questions in autism, such as "What is the distinction between autism and Asperger disorder?" They address the most significant controversies within the scientific autism community, including vaccines as potential contributors to the development of autism, and the efficacy of novel medical treatments or diet modification. This work will benefit to potential students of various disciplines including medicine, psychology, speech-language therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and education, as well as anyone with personal experience with the syndrome. As such, it is a valuable reference for users of high school, public, community, and college libraries.




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