How To Talk To Parents About Autism

Paperback | January 8, 2008

byRoy Q Sander

not yet rated|write a review
Autism’s core symptoms surface as problems with social interaction, restrictive interests and abnormal language development, and they often appear quite differently in various children. Parents of children diagnosed with autism are often overwhelmed. They experience a range of feelings that may include denial, wishful thinking, and desperation. Sometimes they pursue unproven or useless treatments and interventions. This book will help professionals who consult with parents to understand autism’s symptoms and to provide proactive guidance. It will also give parents knowledge to understand more fully the problems associated with autism and make decisions that help their child develop to be as fully happy and engaged as possible.

Pricing and Purchase Info

$21.95

Ships within 1-2 weeks
Ships free on orders over $25

From the Publisher

Autism’s core symptoms surface as problems with social interaction, restrictive interests and abnormal language development, and they often appear quite differently in various children. Parents of children diagnosed with autism are often overwhelmed. They experience a range of feelings that may include denial, wishful thinking, ...

Roy Q. Sanders, M.D., is a child and adolescent psychiatrist who practices medicine at the Marcus Institute in Atlanta, Georgia. His practice serves children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental disabilities. Additionally, he holds a faculty position with Emory University in the Department of Psychiatry. He has bee...

other books by Roy Q Sander

Chemical Process Safety: Learning from Case Histories
Chemical Process Safety: Learning from Case Histories

Kobo ebook|Jul 22 2015

$85.49 online$111.00list price(save 22%)
The Layla Project
The Layla Project

Kobo ebook|Nov 28 2011

$6.55

The Poly-Traumatized Patient with Fractures: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach
The Poly-Traumatized Patient with Fractures: A Multi-Di...

Kobo ebook|Jun 21 2011

$162.09 online$210.39list price(save 22%)
see all books by Roy Q Sander
Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8.7 × 5.8 × 1.1 inPublished:January 8, 2008Publisher:WW NortonLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0393705293

ISBN - 13:9780393705294

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of How To Talk To Parents About Autism

Reviews

Extra Content

Editorial Reviews

[D]elightful book….Although the book is written for therapists, parents of children with autism spectrum disorders might want to read this book themselves….It provides therapists with guidelines of what they should be discussing with parents, and when. — Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic[A] most unique and valuable book….While books about the subject matter of autism are common, practical advice on the role of the professional as advisor, with its demands, is much harder to find….Professionals and parents will benefit from [Sanders’] expertise. — Journal of Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry[A] compilation of years of practice and personal experience that results in sound wisdom for professionals who work with parents of children with ASD….helpful, clearly written, and accessible for both parents and professionals….especially useful for the new clinician, as well as clinicians new to the field of autism for its clear language and direct approach, not to mention its grounding in evidence-based best practices. — Families in Society: The Journal of Contemporary Social ServicesI really recommend this book. — Milton H. Erickson Foundation Newsletter