Autistic Children: A Guide For Parents & Professionals

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Routledge, Jun 20, 2013 - Psychology - 176 pages

orna Wing discusses the stresses on the autistic child's family, services that are available and the outlook for the future. This revised updated edition explains how an autistic child views his world and how to cope with the difficult behaviour and emotional problems that are expected from him.

 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
13
Associated medical conditions
21
J THEORIES OF CAUSES
46
COMPARISONS WITH OTHER CHILDHOOD HANDICAPS
52
WHAT DOCTORS CAN DO
61
WHAT TEACHERS CAN DO
67
WHAT PARENTS CAN DO
70
THE AUTISTIC CHILDS FAMILY
148
SERVICES FOR AUTISTIC CHILDREN
158
OUTLOOK FOR THE FUTURE
166
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Lorna Wing, MD, has been a psychiatric consultant for the National Autistic Society in the U.K. & has been writing about autism for 30 years. She is also the parent of an autistic child. She lives in London.

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