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Item Nr: B 95721 Title: Asperger's Syndrome in Young Children: A Developmental Guide for Parents and Professionals
Grade Lvl: T Author: Levental-Belfer, Laurie Coe, Cassandra
Length: 303 Prod/Pub: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Copyright: 2004 Series:
Book Type: N Biographee:
Copies: 2 Loan Period: 14 days
 
  This book focuses on how AS presents in pre-school children. An essential guide for parents coming to terms with their child's AS diagnosis and for the professionals who work with this age group, it is unique in answering pressing questions specific to younger children. Includes a summary of early childhood development stages. Leventhal-Belfer and Coe provide a diagnostic model based on assessment of the child in contrast to 'neurotypical' children, considering relationships at home, in school or in care. Shows how to develop tailored early intervention strategies and to assist parents, teachers and mental health professionals in making informed decisions to nurture the development of AS children.

  Subjects:
  1902 - ARL
  1872 - ASPERGER'S SYNDROME
  1317 - CHILD DEVELOPMENT
  815 - EARLY CHILDHOOD
  116 - PRESCHOOL/PRESCHOOLERS
  1227 - SOCIALLY HANDICAPPED
  1024 - SPECIAL EDUCATION
  1465 - SPECIAL NEEDS STUDENTS/PERSONS