Once a diagnosis of autism is made, a myriad of questions arises. Why is this happening? What can I do? How will I cope? What will the future bring? A roadmap is needed, a handbook to refer to when all seems overwhelming. This book walks parents through the steps of early intervention by demonstrating ways to achieve the most optimal outcomes.
A guide for navigating life as an autistic trans and/or non-binary adult, presenting evidence-based, lived experience strategies for living well as your most authentic self. The authors provide background on the crossover between autism and gender identity and provide advice on topics including transitioning, mental health and self-advocacy.
A witty and empowering graphic novel following members of a diverse queer community as they navigate life outside the mainstream. Full of tips and advice, this book encourages nuanced understandings of identity, gender and relationships, and is a testament to being who you are.
A Guide to Adapting Treatment and Supporting Recovery
This book explores the link between autism and eating disorders, sharing findings from both clinical research and first-hand experience. Chapters explore ways in which traditional eating disorder treatments can be adapted to support autistic people towards full recovery.
Widely regarded as the authoritative work on the principles and practice of applied behavior analysis (ABA), this indispensable volume is now in a revised and expanded second edition. Leading experts present evidence-based procedures for supporting positive behaviors and reducing problem behaviors with children and adults in diverse contexts. ......
Presents the latest research in the study, assessment, treatment, and understanding of intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). The book provides an overview of the historical foundations of the field of IDD as well as up-to-date material on clinical diagnosis, assessment, interventions, and treatments for such conditions.