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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Volkmar, Fred R.
Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Diagnosis, Development, and Brain Mechanisms.
Hoboken : Wiley, ©2014
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Fred R Volkmar; Rhea Paul; Sally J Rogers; Kevin A Pelphrey
|Notes:||Theories Behind Functional and Symbolic Play Skill Deficits.|
|Description:||1 online resource (670 pages)|
|Contents:||Section I Diagnosis, Epidemiology, Course; Chapter 1 Autism and the Autism Spectrum: Diagnostic Concepts; Issues in Diagnosis and Classification; Development of Autism as a Diagnostic Concept; Related Diagnostic Concepts; Comorbidity; Barriers to Service; Diagnosing ASD in 2013 and Beyond; Chapter 2 The Broader Autism Phenotype; Historical Perspective of the Broader Autism Phenotype; Domains of the BAP; Chapter 3 Epidemiology of Autism Spectrum Disorders; Introduction. Prevalence EstimatesTime Trends in Prevalence and their Interpretation; Correlates of ASDs in Epidemiological Surveys; Conclusion; Chapter 4 Outcomes in Adults With Autism Spectrum Disorders; Studies of Outcome in Adult Life; Childhood Predictors of Adult Outcome; Interventions in Adulthood; Mental Health; Mortality and Life Expectancy; Deterioration in Adulthood; Assessing Quality of Life in Autism; Implications for Future Research; Section II Development and Behavior; Chapter 5 ASD in Infants and Toddlers. Symptoms of ASD in Early ChildhoodEarly Diagnosis; Symptoms of ASD in the Second and Third Years of Life; Prodromal Symptoms of ASD in the First Year of Life; Conclusion and Future Directions; Chapter 6 School-Age Children With ASD; Introduction; School-Age ASD Prevalence and General Characteristics; Social Functioning; Cognitive-Academic Functioning; Summary and Conclusions; Chapter 7 Issues and Interventions for Autism Spectrum Disorders During Adolescence and Beyond; Preface; Introduction; Educational Assessment. Transition to a Functional Curriculum for Individuals with Greater Support NeedsEmployment; Transition to College; Summary; Chapter 8 Adults With Autism; Introduction; Developmental Course and Prognosis; Transitions; Clinical Issues; Common Treatment Targets; Treatments and Services for Adults; Conclusion; Chapter 9 Social Development in Autism; Introduction; Assessment and Classification of Social Dysfunction; Developmental Processes in Typical Social Development; Developmental Trajectory; Intervention; Future Directions. Cross-ReferencesReferences; Chapter 10 Language and Communication in Autism; The Study of Language Development in Typical Populations; The Acquisition of Linguistic Structures; Communication and Development in Autism; Conclusion; Chapter 11 Play Development in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders: Skills, Object Play, and Interventions; Play in Typical Development; Play Characteristics of Children with Autism; Functional Play in Children with Autism: Level, Type, and Frequency; Symbolic Play in Children with Autism.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Fred R. Volkmar [and others].|
- Autism in children.
- Developmental disabilities.
- Autistic children -- Services for.
- Developmentally disabled children -- Services for.
- Autism spectrum disorders.
- Child Development Disorders, Pervasive.
- Autistic children.
- Autistic disorder.
- Child development disorders, Pervasive.
- Mental illness.