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Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Complete Guide to Understanding Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, Pervasive Developmental Disorder, and Other ASDs

Based upon Chantal Sicile-Kira’s personal and professional experiences with autistic disorders, this comprehensive and accessible source covers all aspects of autism conditions, including Asperger’s Syndrome and Pervasive Developmental Disorder, including: – The causes of autism spectrum disorders – How to properly diagnose ASPs – Treatments based on physiology, sensory, and biomedical interventions – Coping strategies for families – Educational programs – Living and working conditions for adults with ASP – Autism Treatment Evaluation Checklist (ATEC)

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Zac Browser is the first Internet browser developed specifically for children living with variants of autism spectrum disorders

Zac Browser is a totally free software package. It is the first Internet browser developed specifically for children living with variants of autism spectrum disorders (ASD), Asperger syndrome,


Diagnosing Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Lifespan Perspective

The past decade has seen a tremendous increase in the number of people being diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders and not just young children. Diagnosing


On the road to succes

From Peter Bell Executive Vice President for Programs & Services Autism Speaks Federal support has put us on the road to success. Since 2006, the landmark federal Combating Autism Act (CAA) has

Autism spectrum disorders are among the most heartbreaking—and mysterious—of childhood maladies. New genetic research opens a window on a possible cause

Uncovering a Common Mutation The symptoms are gradual and insidious. An infant or toddler begins to withdraw from social interaction and to take refuge in solitary, often repetitive

New initiative provides free developmental assessments for children most at risk for autism

Kennedy Krieger Institute has announced a new, pilot initiative to help identify the red flags of autism spectrum disorders (ASD)

Scientists find age-related changes in how autism affects the brain

Autism spectrum disorders affect the brain activity of children and adults differently, according to new research.

Speech emerges in children on the autism spectrum with severe language delay at greater rate than previously thought

Study could reveals key predictors of speech gains. New findings reveal that 70 percent of children with autism spectrum disorders

Children with autism show increased positive social behaviors when animals are present

The presence of an animal can significantly increase positive social behaviors in children with autism spectrum disorders, according to new

Using Task Analysis for Autism Spectrum Children – toilet training

Website: Teach skills to children on the autism spectrum using task analysis. Toilet

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