Autistic Children: A Guide for Parents and Professionals

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Psychology Press, 1985 - Family & Relationships - 176 pages
'With admirable clarity, Mrs Peters sums up what determines competence in spelling and the traditional and new approaches to its teaching.' -Times Literary Supplement
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
13
Associated medical conditions
21
THEORIES OF CAUSES
46
COMPARISONS WITH OTHER CHILDHooD HANDICAPs
52
WHAT DoCroRs can Do
61
WHAT TEACHERS CAN DO
67
what PARENTs CAN
70
Io THE AUTISTIC CHILDs FAMILY
148
SERVICES FOR AUTISTIC CHILDREN
158
OUTLook For THE FUTURE
166
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About the author (1985)

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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