Home eBooks Autism


Autism
  • Authored by: Heather Barnett Veague, Ph.D.; Christine Collins, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor of Psychology, Vanderbilt University; Foreword by Pat Levitt, Ph.D., Director, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development
  • From the Series: Psychological Disorders
  • Trim Size:
  • ISBN-10: 1438129602
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-2960-0
  • Status: In Stock
  • Your Price:
    Sign In for Pricing
  • Imprint: Chelsea House
  • Published: 12/01/2009
  • Dewey Number: 616
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 112

Summary

Autism is a developmental disorder characterized by impaired social interaction, difficulty with communication, repetitive behaviors, and narrow, obsessive interests. Autism is considered a spectrum disorder because it can manifest in various ways and its severity can range from mild to disabling. According to the National Institutes of Health, approximately three to six of every 1,000 children are diagnosed with the disorder, and such diagnoses have become more common in recent years. Autism examines the nature of the disorder, its symptoms, the various types, related disorders, and treatments that may help those affected. Readers will gain an understanding of what scientists believe may cause these spectrum disorders and where the latest research is leading. This informative book also examines the controversy over childhood vaccines that some believe may contribute to autism spectrum disorders.

Chapters include:

  • What Is Autism?
  • Who Develops Autism?
  • Causes of Autism
  • Treatment of Autism: Intervention and Education
  • Asperger's Disorder
  • Autism: Is There an Epidemic?

Specifications

eBook

Please sign in to see your eBook pricing and to be able to add items to your Cart or Wish List.
Title Your Price Format Status Add to Wish List Add to Cart
Addiction, Second Edition
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias, Second Edition
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Anxiety Disorders, Second Edition
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Second Edition
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Autism
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Child Abuse and Stress Disorders, Second Edition
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Cutting and Self-Harm, Second Edition
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Depression and Bipolar Disorder, Second Edition
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Eating Disorders, Second Edition
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Impulse Control Disorders, Second Edition
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Pathological Gambling, Second Edition
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Personality Disorders, Second Edition
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Schizophrenia, Second Edition
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Sleep Disorders
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Suicide, Second Edition
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Tourette Syndrome, Second Edition
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In

Standing Order Plan

A Standing Order Plan saves you both time and money without risking a penny of your acquisitions budget. The number of copies you indicate of each new title under the plan you select will automatically as the new edition becomes available. If, for any reason, you wish to cancel your subscription to the plan, please contact our Customer Service Department.

Standing Order Plan available for The World Almanac® for Kids:
Plan WK1 Single-title hardcover edition at 20% discount

You can use this order form (pdf) to sign up for any of our Standing Order Plans, or you can contact our Customer Service Department:

Email: custserv@factsonfile.com
Phone Number (toll-free): 1-800-322-8755
Fax Number (toll-free): 1-800-678-3633

FREE Learning Resources