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New developments in autism; the future is today.


New developments in autism; the future is today.

Ed. by Juan Martos Perez et al.

Jessica Kingsley Pub.


352 pages




This collection of articles has been produced to connect theory and therapy in approaches to autistic spectrum disorders. The editors (all psychologists associated with the Spanish Parents Association for People with Autism) have asked contributors both to review interesting scientific aspects of autism and to draw out practical applications of these aspects for therapeutic purposes. Topics covered include the epidemiology of pervasive developmental disorders, early manifestations of autistic spectrum disorder during the first two years of life, early assessment of autistic spectrum disorders, implicit learning impairments in autism spectrum disorders, joint attention and autism, systemizing and empathizing in autism spectrum conditions, executive functions in autism, language and its development in autism, development and behavioral profiles of children with autism and Asperger syndrom, the neuroanatomy of the brain in autism, cortical circuit abnormalities in the brains of autistic patients, and genetic research into autism. The final chapter discusses parent-professional cooperation.

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Date:Jun 1, 2007
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