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ABC of Autism
Haroon, Munib
Wiley-Blackwell / Softcover / 2019-04-01 / 1119317258
Autism Spectrum / Special Needs - Developmental
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88 pages
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ABC of Autism provides clinicians and medical students with a succinct, evidence-based overview of the symptoms, evaluation, treatment, and management of autism in both daily practice and for ongoing patient support plans. This accessible and informative guide allows primary healthcare professionals to quickly reference the essential information required for appropriate patient care.

Compact yet comprehensive, this book offers concise and focused chapters covering topics ranging from basic epidemiology and key diagnostic features to managing behavioural difficulties and co-morbidities, such as ADHD and dyspraxia. Full-colour illustrations reinforce understanding of the condition while actual case studies demonstrate contemporary practices and real-life scenarios.

ABC of Autism is a valuable resource for GPs, paediatricians, speech therapists, educational psychologists, medical and nursing students, and practitioners responsible for coordinating multidisciplinary care for patients with autism.

Table of Contents:

Contributors vii

Acknowledgements ix

Abbreviations xi

1 An Introduction to Autism 1
Munib Haroon

2 Classification and Diagnosis 5
Munib Haroon

3 The Aetiology of Autism 9
Keri-Michele Lodge

4 The Features of Autism in Childhood 13
Munib Haroon

5 The Assessment and Diagnosis of Autism in Children 17
Munib Haroon

6 Managing Day-to-Day Issues 23
Munib Haroon Monica Shaha and Mini G. Pillay

7 Mental Health in Children with Autism 29
Monica Shaha and Mini G. Pillay

8 School and Autism 33
Munib Haroon

9 Symptoms and Signs in Adult Autism 37
Alison Stansfield

10 The Assessment and Diagnosis of Autism in Adults 41
Alison Stansfield

11 Autism and Mental Health in Adult Patients 45
Conor Davidson

12 Learning Disabilities and Autism 51
Keri-Michele Lodge Alwyn Kam and Alison Stansfield

13 Gender and Autism 57
Alison Stansfield Padakkara Saju Isabelle Gately Kate Cooper Derek Glidden and Ruth Bevan

14 Getting On With Life As an Adult After a Diagnosis 61
Frances Needham

15 Mortality and Autism 65
Alwyn Kam

16 Interventions for Autism in Children and Adults 69
Munib Haroon

Index 73

About the Author/Editor:

Munib Haroon is a Consultant Community Paediatrician, Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust, Harrogate, UK.

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