Australian Autism Handbook
The Essential Resource Guide for Autism Spectrum Disorders
|Format:||Paperback, 416 pages|
|Published In: ||Australia, 30 April 2008|
At last, the essential one-stop resource guide written specifically for Australian parents whose children have just been diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. This book is a practical and comprehensive guide to every aspect of raising an ASD child, including: What is ASD? - Early signs and symptoms; Getting a Diagnosis; Early Intervention, and why it is so vital; The Medical Maze, which explains the evidence-based medical theories behind ASD and why there is such controversy; Schools and Pre-Schools - the options available. The second part of the book is an invaluable resource guide which lists each state system plus a comprehensive list of websites and booklists.
About the Author
Benison O'Reilly is a pharmacist married to a GP and a mother of three. She was clinical pharmacist at Sydney's St Vincent's Hospital for several years working with the late Dr Victor Chang. Seana Smith was born in Edinburgh, studied Latin and Greek at Oxford University, is the author of 'Sydney for Under Fives' and also a mother of four.
|Publisher: ||Jane Curry Publishing|
|Dimensions: ||23.0 x 15.0 x 3.0 centimetres (0.60 kg)|