By Stephen Shore and Linda Rastelli
Gives friendly, accessible guidance for parents of autistic children. Autism affects more than 1 million children and adults in the United States, and parents are often baffled and distressed by the behavior of autistic children. This book provides help – and hope – by explaining the differences between various types of autism and delivering the low-down on the latest physical, speech, and nutritional therapies.
Featuring inspiring autism success stories as well as a directory of autism treatment facilities and other resources, it offers practical advice on how to educate autistic children as well as insights on how to cope with autistic fixations and behavior problems. Includes a foreword by Temple Grandin, an autistic author. 384 pages. September 2006.