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Editors: L. B. Zhao
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This new book brings together the latest research in the battle against autism. Autism is a complex developmental disability that typically appears during the first three years of life. The result of a neurological disorder that affects the functioning of the brain, autism and its associated behaviors have been estimated to occur in as many as 2 to 6 in 1,000 individuals. Autism is four times more prevalent in boys than girls and knows no racial, ethnic, or social boundaries. Autism is a spectrum disorder. The symptoms and characteristics of autism can present themselves in a wide variety of combinations, from mild to severe. Although autism is defined by a certain set of behaviors, children and adults can exhibit any combination of the behaviors in any degree of severity. People with autism process and respond to information in unique ways. In some cases, aggressive and/or self-injurious behavior may be present.

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Preface

Chapter 1.-Theory Assessment and Treatment for Play
'The Play of Children with Autism: Theory, Assessment, and Research on Treatment'; pp. 1-40
(Angeliki Gena, Elli Papadopoulou, Smaragda Loukrezi, and Petros Galanis (National and Kapodistrian Univ. of Athens, Greece)

Chapter 2.-Parents Implications in the Therapy of Autistic Children; pp. 41-62
(Emanuela Rellini and Federico Cecconi)

Chapter 3.-Behavioral Flexiblity Behavioral Flexibility in Individuals with Autism: Theory, Assessment, and Intervention;
pp. 63-77
(Vanessa A. Green, Jeff Sigafoos (Univ. of Tasmania, Australia), Mark O'Reilly, and Keenan a. Pituch (Univ. of Texas at Austin), et al)

Chapter 4.-Addressing Language Generativity Addressing the Generativity of Language: A Late Reply to Chomsky; pp. 79-100
(Dermot Barnes-Holmes and Carol Murphy (Nat. Univ. of Ireland, Maynooth, Ireland))

Chapter 5.-Atypical Emotional Judgments and Skin Conductance Responses to Music and Language in Autism; pp. 101-119
(Stephanie Khalfa (Lab. de Neurophysiologie et Neuropsychologie, Univ. de la Mediterranee, France) and Isabelle Peretz (Dept. de Psychologie de l'Univ. de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec))

Chapter 6.-Language in Autism; pp. 121-136
(Erissandra Gomes (Methodist Univ. Center-IPA) and Fleming Salvador Pedroso (Federal Univ. of Santa Maria))

Chapter 7.-Thimerosal: Chemistry, Toxicology and Effects on Biological Systems; pp. 137-167
(John F. White (Sch. of Medicine, Dept. of Physiology, Emory Univ., Atlanta, GA))

Chapter 8.-Suboptimal Responses to Dietary Intervention in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Non-Ige Mediated Food Allergy;
pp. 169-184
(Harumi Jyonouchi, Lee Geng, Agnes Ruby, and Citra Reddy (Div. of Allergy and Immunology, Dept. of Pediatrics, UMDNJ-New Jersey Med. Sch., Newark, NJ))

Index pp.185-198

   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2007- 1st quarter
   Pages: 198.pp
   ISBN: 1-60021-523-8
   Status: AV
  
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