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The autistic spectrum : characteristics, causes and practical issues / Jill Boucher.

Boucher, Jill. (Author).

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780761962120 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780761962113 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0761962115 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0761962123 (pbk.)
  • Description: x, 412 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : SAGE, 2009.

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0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Merrimack College Stacks (3rd) RC553 .A88 B68 2009 (Text to phone) Available -
Endicott College General Collection RC 553 .A88 B68 2009 (Text to phone) Checked out 11/26/2014
Northern Essex - Haverhill Campus Stacks RC553.A88 B68 2009 (Text to phone) Available -
Salem State University Stacks RC 553 .A88 B68 2009 (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [364]-400) and index.
Contents Note: The subtypes model of autism : concept and definitions -- The spectrum model of autism : concept and definitions -- Filling in the picture : from conformity to diversity -- Facts and figures : epidemiology and lifespan development -- What is autism? Personal view -- A framework for explaining autism -- First causes and brain bases -- Explaining the social, emotional, and communication impairments -- Explaining the repetitive behaviours and lack of imaginative creativity -- Explaining other universal or common behavioural characteristics -- Explaining autism as a whole : attempts at a synthesis -- What causes autism : personal view -- Assessment, diagnosis and screening -- Intervention -- Care.
Subject: Autism.

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