Dimensions: 352 pages, 8.49 × 6.01 × 1.14 in
Published: June 2, 2014
Publisher: Penguin USA
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0399159533
ISBN - 13: 9780399159534
About the Book
From the top-selling author of "Disconnected Kids"--a clear and compassionateexplanation of the autism epidemic.
From the Publisher
As he travels the country helping parents and children cope with neurological disorders, Dr. Robert Melillo is always asked one question: Why? Why are autism rates exploding? But an equally important question always follows: What can we do about it as a society-and what can I do to help my child? In this candid, research-based, practical book, Dr. Melillo presents the latest scientific explanation for how we got here and proven, drug-free strategies that parents can employ to help prevent, detect, and address the autism epidemic for themselves and their families. With honesty and compassion, Dr. Melillo explains what the latest scientific research tells us about the role of genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors, dispelling myths and replacing them with the facts. In addition, he presents early warning signs, a prevention plan for parents-to-be, and an intervention program for babies and young children.
About the Author
Dr. Robert Melillo, creator of Brain Balance Program, is an internationally known chiropractic neurologist, professor, researcher, and expert in childhood neurological disorders. Since 1994, his program has helped thousands of children. He lives in Rockville Centre, New York, with his wife and three children. He is also the author of Disconnected Kids and Reconnected Kids.
Praise for the work of Dr. Robert Melillo: "A visionary new approach...These valuable clinical insights add much to our tool kit." —Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence "Clinically innovative and academically grounded...brings a refreshing, hopeful, and scientifically responsible approach to the field of childhood neurological disorders." —Leslie Philipp Weiser, M.Ph., Ph.D., Harvard Medical School "Dr Melillo is a true visionary in the area of childhood developmental disorders, and autism in particular. I have met with children and families whose lives have been transformed by his work. I know that his latest book will be another useful tool that will help others learn about and possibly prevent autism in their children in a way that only he can." —Zac Brown, Grammy Award winning musician, and Founder of Camp Southern Ground “Dr. Melillo’s books are a ray of hope. Jam-packed with scientifically grounded information on brain function and its behavioral correlates, they provide satisfying explanations that parents recognize as relevant to their experience. And because his work is further tied to a simple intervention program, it has the power and potential to revolutionize the field.” —Michele Denize Strachan, MD, Behavioral Pediatrician Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Program, University of Minnesota “Dr. Robert Melillo is one of those rare individuals