What Is Autism?

What Is Autism?

Understanding Life With Autism or Asperger's

Book - 2012
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International autism advocate and bestselling author Chantal Sicile-Kira provides this simple, concise explanation of one of the most prevalent disorders in America.

Each year, 1 in every 100 children in America are diagnosed with autism. Although autism has reached epidemic proportions, it is far from understood. In What Is Autism ? Chantal Sicile-Kira provides a clear, instructive explanation of autism spectrum disorders and what life is like for those on the spectrum. If you know someone with autism and would benefit from a quick, straightforward explanation of the condition, this book is the perfect resource. What Is Autism ? explores in a simple question-answer format topics such as:

What are the causes of autism? Can vaccines cause autism?
Can autism be prevented?
How can I recognize the symptoms?
Why do children and teens with autism act the way they do?
What are the emotional effects of autism on the family?

Publisher: Nashville, Tenn. : Turner, c2012
ISBN: 9781596528420
Branch Call Number: 616.85882 SIC 2012 23
Characteristics: xvi, 157 p

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