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The Resource The everything parents guide to children with autism : expert, reassuring advice to help your child at home, at school, and at play, Adelle Jameson Tilton ; Charlotte E. Thompson, editor

The everything parents guide to children with autism : expert, reassuring advice to help your child at home, at school, and at play, Adelle Jameson Tilton ; Charlotte E. Thompson, editor

Label
The everything parents guide to children with autism : expert, reassuring advice to help your child at home, at school, and at play
Title
The everything parents guide to children with autism
Title remainder
expert, reassuring advice to help your child at home, at school, and at play
Statement of responsibility
Adelle Jameson Tilton ; Charlotte E. Thompson, editor
Title variation
  • Parent's guide to children with autism
  • Children with autism
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Provides practical advice, expert reassurance, and real-life tips to help your family cope with an autistic child
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tilton, Adelle Jameson
Dewey number
618.92/85882
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
  • Everything series.
  • Everything parent's guides.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Autism in children
  • Autistic children
  • Parents of autistic children
  • Child rearing
  • Autism
  • Parents of children with disabilities
Label
The everything parents guide to children with autism : expert, reassuring advice to help your child at home, at school, and at play, Adelle Jameson Tilton ; Charlotte E. Thompson, editor
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-283) and index
Contents
  • 1. The world of autism -- What are autism spectrum disorders? -- Classical autism -- PDD-NOS -- Asperger's syndrome -- High-functioning autism -- Rett syndrome -- Other spectrum disorders -- 2. Diagnosis : ASD -- Age of onset -- Typical symptoms -- Your emotional reaction -- Autism awareness -- A national epidemic Possible causes -- 3. Other coexisting medical conditions -- Tourette's syndrome -- Obsessive-compulsive disorder -- Depression -- Bipolar disorder -- Seizures -- Hearing and auditory response -- Vision problems -- Other physical challenges -- Other mental challenges -- 4. Behaviors -- Obsessive-compulsive behaviors -- Flapping -- Anger and aggression -- Elopement, the escaping child -- 5. Communication -- The nonverbal person -- Lacking conceptual images -- Receptive speech -- Expressive speech -- Sign language -- Communication boards -- Other communication methods -- Additional social strategies -- 6. Meltdowns and discipline -- Discipline -- Autistic meltdowns vs. temper tantrums -- Handling a meltdown in public -- Defusing a meltdown -- Behavior modification -- Neurofeedback -- Medications -- 7. ASD and effects on the parents' marriage -- How mom is affected -- How dad is affected -- Keeping ASD from affecting the marriage -- Maintaining and creating intimacy -- Making your spouse a priority -- Children as a priority -- Valuing extended family -- Handling your work -- Friends, hobbies, and everything else -- 8. The single parent and the ASD child -- Unique challenges -- Working and caring for an ASD child -- Finding reliable day care -- dating and future relationships -- The possibility of a stepparent -- Concerns of moms -- Concerns of dads -- 9. ASD and the effects on siblings -- Older siblings -- Younger siblings -- Growing up too fast -- The isolated sibling -- The social impact of having an ASD sibling -- Considering future children
  • 10. ASD and the extended family -- Grandparents -- The unique in-law problem -- Other family members -- Celebrating family holidays -- Special occasions -- 11. Dealing with society -- Shopping -- School functions -- Restaurants -- Vacations -- 12. Starting school -- What you need to know about the law -- Integration and special education -- Individual educational programs -- Further education -- Bullying -- Parents' expectations -- 13. Child to teenager -- Physical changes of puberty -- Emotional changes of puberty -- Sexuality -- Menstruation -- Birth control -- Inappropriate behaviors -- 14. Life as an ASD adult -- Living independently -- Residential living -- Providing after you are gone -- Guardians -- Financial protection -- 15. Assistive techniques and technologies -- A mind like a computer -- Using computers for your child's benefit -- Hardware that helps -- Useful software -- Texting and other mobile communications -- Service dogs -- Other assistive devices -- Toys as learning tools -- 16. Challenging obstacles -- Communicating needs -- Illness -- Running away -- A missing child -- Safety concerns -- Toilet training -- 17. Intervention for ASD children -- Who's who among physicians -- Selecting the right physician -- The importance of qualified therapists -- Emerging treatment programs -- Diets and nutrition -- 18. Financial assistance -- Social security benefits -- Supplemental security income -- Medical coverage -- Creative financial assistance -- Respite care -- Custody issues -- 19. Support for parents -- The importance of support -- What is support? -- Finding the right support group -- Forming a support group -- Support on the Internet -- 20. The future of autism -- Struggling for unity -- The role of the individual -- Looking for answers -- The impact on society -- Awareness issues -- Appendix A. Glossary -- Appendix B. Additional resources
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xiv, 289 p.
Isbn
9781440503924
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781440503924
  • (OCoLC)548651186
Label
The everything parents guide to children with autism : expert, reassuring advice to help your child at home, at school, and at play, Adelle Jameson Tilton ; Charlotte E. Thompson, editor
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-283) and index
Contents
  • 1. The world of autism -- What are autism spectrum disorders? -- Classical autism -- PDD-NOS -- Asperger's syndrome -- High-functioning autism -- Rett syndrome -- Other spectrum disorders -- 2. Diagnosis : ASD -- Age of onset -- Typical symptoms -- Your emotional reaction -- Autism awareness -- A national epidemic Possible causes -- 3. Other coexisting medical conditions -- Tourette's syndrome -- Obsessive-compulsive disorder -- Depression -- Bipolar disorder -- Seizures -- Hearing and auditory response -- Vision problems -- Other physical challenges -- Other mental challenges -- 4. Behaviors -- Obsessive-compulsive behaviors -- Flapping -- Anger and aggression -- Elopement, the escaping child -- 5. Communication -- The nonverbal person -- Lacking conceptual images -- Receptive speech -- Expressive speech -- Sign language -- Communication boards -- Other communication methods -- Additional social strategies -- 6. Meltdowns and discipline -- Discipline -- Autistic meltdowns vs. temper tantrums -- Handling a meltdown in public -- Defusing a meltdown -- Behavior modification -- Neurofeedback -- Medications -- 7. ASD and effects on the parents' marriage -- How mom is affected -- How dad is affected -- Keeping ASD from affecting the marriage -- Maintaining and creating intimacy -- Making your spouse a priority -- Children as a priority -- Valuing extended family -- Handling your work -- Friends, hobbies, and everything else -- 8. The single parent and the ASD child -- Unique challenges -- Working and caring for an ASD child -- Finding reliable day care -- dating and future relationships -- The possibility of a stepparent -- Concerns of moms -- Concerns of dads -- 9. ASD and the effects on siblings -- Older siblings -- Younger siblings -- Growing up too fast -- The isolated sibling -- The social impact of having an ASD sibling -- Considering future children
  • 10. ASD and the extended family -- Grandparents -- The unique in-law problem -- Other family members -- Celebrating family holidays -- Special occasions -- 11. Dealing with society -- Shopping -- School functions -- Restaurants -- Vacations -- 12. Starting school -- What you need to know about the law -- Integration and special education -- Individual educational programs -- Further education -- Bullying -- Parents' expectations -- 13. Child to teenager -- Physical changes of puberty -- Emotional changes of puberty -- Sexuality -- Menstruation -- Birth control -- Inappropriate behaviors -- 14. Life as an ASD adult -- Living independently -- Residential living -- Providing after you are gone -- Guardians -- Financial protection -- 15. Assistive techniques and technologies -- A mind like a computer -- Using computers for your child's benefit -- Hardware that helps -- Useful software -- Texting and other mobile communications -- Service dogs -- Other assistive devices -- Toys as learning tools -- 16. Challenging obstacles -- Communicating needs -- Illness -- Running away -- A missing child -- Safety concerns -- Toilet training -- 17. Intervention for ASD children -- Who's who among physicians -- Selecting the right physician -- The importance of qualified therapists -- Emerging treatment programs -- Diets and nutrition -- 18. Financial assistance -- Social security benefits -- Supplemental security income -- Medical coverage -- Creative financial assistance -- Respite care -- Custody issues -- 19. Support for parents -- The importance of support -- What is support? -- Finding the right support group -- Forming a support group -- Support on the Internet -- 20. The future of autism -- Struggling for unity -- The role of the individual -- Looking for answers -- The impact on society -- Awareness issues -- Appendix A. Glossary -- Appendix B. Additional resources
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xiv, 289 p.
Isbn
9781440503924
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781440503924
  • (OCoLC)548651186

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