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

Boucher, Jill. (Author).
Book Book (2009.)
Description: x, 412 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : SAGE, 2009.
3 of 4 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 of 1 copy available at Merrimack College. (Show all copies)
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) Offline -
Endicott College General Collection RC 553 .A88 B68 2009 (Text to Phone) Available -
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 -

  • ISBN: 9780761962120 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780761962113 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0761962115 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0761962123 (pbk.)
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (p. [364]-400) and index.
Contents: 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.

Citation:

Boucher, Jill. "The autistic spectrum : characteristics, causes and practical issues." Los Angeles, CA : SAGE, 2009.

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