A Brief Guide to Autism Treatments, Paperback



The number of intervention options available for children with autism can be overwhelming for parents.

This book provides brief, user-friendly descriptions of the most commonly publicized treatments for autism, summarizing the available information in an objective and accessible way. Each short chapter covers a single treatment from Applied Behavior Analysis to Gluten-Free Casein-Free diets, as well as lesser known therapies such as Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy.

Each includes a definition and description; a summary of the prevailing information gleaned from popular press; an explanation of what the science says; and an idea of potential costs to parents and schools.

This straight-talking and practical guide will allow parents of newly-diagnosed children, as well as any professionals working alongside them, to sift through the avalanche of advice and make their own informed choices about treatment.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 176 pages, Illustrations
  • Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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  • Category: Coping with disability
  • ISBN: 9781849059046



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