Diagnosis and Assessment in Autism

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EditorEric Schopler, Gary B. Mesibov

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Based on the annual TEACCH conference held in May at the U. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Presents the latest and most pertinent instruments for autism diagnosis and assessment. Includes chapters on current special issues such as autistic adolescents and adults, subclassification, pre-school children, and low-functioning children. Annotation(c) 2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Based on the annual TEACCH conference held in May at the U. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Presents the latest and most pertinent instruments for autism diagnosis and assessment. Includes chapters on current special issues such as autistic adolescents and adults, subclassification, pre-school children, and low-functioning child...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:348 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.27 inPublisher:Springer US

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ISBN - 10:030642889X

ISBN - 13:9780306428890

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Introduction and Overview: Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders: Concepts and Diagnostic Issues; M. Rutter, E. Schopler. Public Policy and Its Impact upon Children with Autism; J.J. Gallagher. What's in a Name? M. Akerley. Diagnostic Issues: Classification and Diagnosis of Childhood Autism; F.R. Volkmar, D.J. Cohen. Multiaxial Diagnostic Approaches; D.P. Cantwell, L. Baker. General Assessment Issues: Intellectual and Developmental Assessment of Autistic Children from Preschool to School-Age: Clinical Implications of Two Follow-Up Studies; C. Lord, E. Schopler. Assessing the Quality of Living Environments; M.L. Jones. Nutrition and Developmental Disabilities: Clinical Assessment; D.J. Raiten. Special Issues: Diagnosis and Assessment of Autistic Adolescents and Adults; G.B. Mesibov. Assessment in the Classroom; G.B. Mesibov, et al. Assessment of Low-Functioning Children; N.M. Johnson-Martin. 8 additional articles. Index.