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Autism in children and adults : etiology, assessment, and intervention

Author: Johnny L Matson
Publisher: Pacific Grove, Calif. : Brooks/Cole Pub. Co., ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This book provides a broad-based review of the field of autism-including background, general issues, and specific topics. Offering a multidisciplinary and multiauthor approach, this comprehensive volume includes articles by the acknowledged authorities in the field of autism who explore such topics as: defining and assessing autism, serving people with autism and their families, the graying of autism, aggression and  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Autism in children and adults.
Pacific Grove, Calif. : Brooks/Cole Pub. Co., ©1994
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Johnny L Matson
ISBN: 0534238262 9780534238261 0962523372 9780962523373
OCLC Number: 27435078
Description: xi, 275 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The modern history of autism : a personal perspective / Bernard Rimland --
Defining and assessing autism / Peter Sturmey, Jay A. Sevin --
The graying of autism : etiology and prevalence at fifty / Bill J. Locke, Joseph A. Banken, Charles H. Mahone --
Autism, facilitated communication, and future directions / John W. Jacobson [and others] --
A comprehensive program for serving people with autism and their families : the TEACCH model / Gary B. Mesibov --
Autism : differential diagnosis / Raymond G. Romanczyk, Stephanie B. Lockshin, Carryl Navalta --
Behavioral assessment of autistic disorder / Sandra L. Harris [and others] --
Self-injury / Donald P. Oswald [and others] --
Aggression and noncompliance : behavior modification through naturalistic language remediation / Robert L. Koegel, Stephen M. Camarata, Lynn Kern Koegel --
Aggression and noncompliance : behavior modification / Debra Farrar-Schneider --
Self-help and community skills / Phillip J. Belfiore, F. Charles Mace --
Speech and language acquisition and intervention : behavioral approaches / Marjorie H. Charlop, Linda K. Haymes --
Social skills training with autistic children / Johnny L. Matson, Naomi Swiezy.
Responsibility: edited by Johnny L. Matson.
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Provides a multidisciplinary review of the background, general issues, and some specific topics relating to autism. The 13 chapters discuss the history of the subject, definition and assessment,  Read more...


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1. The Modern History of Autism: A Personal Perspective by Bernard Rimland. 2. Defining and Assessing Autism by Peter Sturney & Jay A. Sevin. 3. The Graying of Autism: Etiology and Prevalence at Read more...

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