Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders by Fred R. VolkmarEncyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders by Fred R. Volkmar

Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders

byFred R. Volkmar

Hardcover | October 6, 2012

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This major reference work breaks new ground as an electronic resource for students, educators, researchers, and professionals. Comprehensive in breath and textbook in depth, theEncyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disordersserves as a reference repository of knowledge in the field as well as a regularly updated conduit of new knowledge long before such information trickles down from research to standard textbooks. TheEncyclopediaconsists of 5 volumes and approximately 1,500 entries divided by the major conceptual areas of ASD and PDDs, including:

- Research trends and findings
- Behavior/speech
- Communication
- Treatments
- Education

Taking advantage of the techniques offered by the electronic medium, theEncyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disordersoffers an extensive cross-referencing system facilitating search and retrieval of information.

Fred R. Volkmar M.D., is the Irving B. Harris Professor of Child Psychiatry, Pediatrics, and Psychology at the Yale Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine. An international authority on Asperger's disorder and autism, Dr. Volkmar was the primary author of the DSM-IV autism and pervasive developmental disorders section. ...
Title:Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum DisordersFormat:HardcoverDimensions:3429 pagesPublished:October 6, 2012Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1441916970

ISBN - 13:9781441916976


Table of Contents

Acquired autism.- Acuity.- Affective Development.- Agraphia.- Antigluten Therapy.- Aphasia.- Articulation.- Autistic Savants.- Behavior Plan.- Behavioral Assessment.- Birth Complications.- Body Mapping.- Boraker autism Phenotype.- Bruxism.- Capgras Syndrome.- Carnosine.- Ceiling Effect.- Circle Of Communication.- Cluster Analysis.- Consequence-Based Interventions.- Deaf-Blind.- Decoding Skills.- Dendrite.- Desensitization.- Developmental Disabilities.- Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR).- Diazepam.- Dichotic Listening.- Direct Instruction.- Discourse Management.- Dopamine.- Dual Diagnosis.- Dysbiosis.- Dystoria.- Early Development.- Eating Disorders.- Echolalia.- Ecological Validity.- Emergence Of Mind.- Empathy.- False-Belief Task.- Family Therapy.- Febrile Convulsions.- Feingold Diet.- Feral Children.- Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.- Figurative Language.- Finger Tapping Test.- Food Intolerance.- Fragile X Syndrome.- Functional Analysis.- Gait Abnormalities.- Generative Complexity.- Handicap.- Hanen Approach.- Heavy Metals.- Hemispheric Specialization.- Heredity.- Holistic Orientation.- Integration.- Intelligence Testing.- Intelligent Testing.- Intelligence.- Quotient.- Joint Attention Deficits.- Joubert Syndrome.- Kinesthetic Sense.- Learned Helplessness.- Learning Disabilities.- Learning Styles.- Lesch-Nyhan Syndrome.- Librium.- Limbic System.- Literacy.- Meningitis.- Metabolic Testing.- Methylphenidate.- Negative Priming Effect.- Neurofibromatosis.- Neurochemistry.- Neurological Soft Signs.- Neuropsychology.- Nuclear Autism.- Observational Studies.- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.- Occupational Therapy.- Para-educator.- Paraphasia.- Parent .- Effectiveness Training.- Pedantic Speech.- Peer Relationships.- Peer Tutoring.- Perceptual Coherence.- Perceptual Development.- Perfectionistic.- Prosopagnosia.- Psychoactive Medications.- Psychobiology.- Psycholinguistics.- Psychomotor seizures.- Psychosocial.- Psychotherapy.- Public Policy Perspectives.- Reading Disorders.- Real-Life Rating Scale.- Receptive Language Disorders.- School Aged Programs.- Scoliosis.- Self Help Skills.- Seizure Disorders.- Self-Concept.- Self-Injurious Behavior.- Self-Support.- Sensory Ability.- Sensory Integration And Praxis Test.- Service-Research Interaction.- Stereotypic.-Behavior.- Stimulant Medications.- Stimulus Overselectivity.- Strabismus.- Stress.- Structured Teaching.- Stuttering.- Substantia Nigra.- Suicide.- Support Trust.- Synapses.- Syntax.- Tactile Defensiveness.- Tardive Dyskinesia.- Team Models.- Tegretol.- Tourette's Syndrome.- Tranquilizers.- Turner Syndrome.- Visual-Motor Function.- Visual Processing.- Visual Thinking.- Vocabulary.- William Syndrome.- Word Use.- Written Language.- Writing Disorders.- X Link Dominant Inheritance.- X Link Recessive Inheritance.- XYY Syndrome.- Zygosity.