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The development of autism : perspectives from theory and research

Author: Jacob A Burack; et al
Publisher: Mahwah, N.J. : L. Erlbaum, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

This work offers accounts of the development (typical and atypical), of persons with autism, with reference to developmental theory and research. It should be of use to students and professionals in  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacob A Burack; et al
ISBN: 0805832459 9780805832457
OCLC Number: 806185029
Notes: "This volume is the product of a symposium on the development of autism that was presented at the Fifth European Congress Of Psychology in Dublin, Ireland, in August 1997."
Description: xvii, 345 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Contents: Preface. Part I: Introduction: Developmental, Neurobiological, Genetic, and Family Considerations. J.A. Burack, T. Charman, N. Yirmiya, P.R. Zelazo, Development and Autism: Messages From Developmental Psychopathology. K.A. Loveland, Toward an Ecological Theory of Autism. P.R. Zelazo, A Developmental Perspective on Early Autism: Affective, Behavioral, and Cognitive Factors. N. Bauminger, N. Yirmiya, The Functioning and Well-Being of Siblings of Children With Autism: Behavioral-Genetic and Familial Contributions. K. Koenig, K.D. Tsatsanis, F.R. Volkmar, Neurobiology and Genetics of Autism: A Developmental Perspective. Part II: Attention and Perception. S. Leekam, C. Moore, The Development of Attention and Joint Attention in Children With Autism. L. Mottron, J.A. Burack, Enhanced Perceptual Functioning in the Development of Autism. K.C. Plaisted, Reduced Generalization in Autism: An Alternative to Weak Central Coherence. Part III: Cognition, Theory of Mind, and Executive Functioning. H. Tager-Flusberg, A Reexamination of the Theory of Mind Hypothesis of Autism. P.D. Zelazo, J.A. Burack, J.J. Boseovski, S. Jacques, D. Frye, A Cognitive Complexity and Control Framework for the Study of Autism. D.M. Bowler, Autism: Specific Cognitive Deficit or Emergent End Point of Multiple Interacting Systems? F. Happe, Social and Nonsocial Development in Autism: Where Are the Links? C. Hughes, Executive Dysfunction in Autism: Its Nature and Implications for the Everyday Problems Experienced by Individuals With Autism. Part IV: Social and Adaptive Behaviors. L.L. Travis, M. Sigman, Communicative Intentions and Symbols in Autism: Examining a Case of Altered Development. C. Kasari, B. Chamberlain, N. Bauminger, Social Emotions and Social Relationships: Can Children With Autism Compensate? T. Charman, J. Swettenham, Repetitive Behaviors and Social-Communicative Impairments in Autism: Implications for Developmental Theory and Diagnosis.
Responsibility: edited by Jacob A. Burack ... [et al.].
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