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Autism
Autism is a complex developmental disability that usually appears during the first three years of life. Both children and adults with autism typically show difficulties in verbal and non-verbal communication, social interactions, and leisure or play activities. Autism is a spectrum disorder and it affects each individual differently and at varying degrees.
"No parents raising a boy with autism should be without this book."
No parent raising a girl with autism should be without this book.
Pediatric occupational therapist Tara Delaney shows you how to teach your children and enhance their development through playtime activities.
Local Organizations
The York Centre for Children, Youth and Families
11225 Leslie Street
Richmond Hill L4S 1N5
Phone: 905.887.5896
Essential information for parents and professionals.
Provides parents and carers with a complete overview of the main genetic conditions associated with autism.
Autism  (YA 616.85882 Aut)
"an overview of autism that covers causes of the disorder, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis."
A guide for those outside the immediate family who know and love someone with autism.
Autism Handbook For Parents  (618.9285882 Jan)
written specifically for parents of children recently diagnosed with autism.
this book contains contributions from more than fifty experts on a variety of therapies, models, and multifaceted evaluation and treatment centres.
Empowered Autism Parenting  (618.9289 Sti)
"celebrating (and defending) your child's place in the world."
Healing Our Autistic Children  (618.9285882 Buc)
A medical plan for restoring your child's health.
The Autism Book  (618.9285882 Sea)
From America's most trusted name in pediatrics, a comprehensive guide to detecting, treating and preventing autism.
A mom and a psychologist offer heartfelt guidance for the first five years.
What Is Autism?  (616.85882 Sic)
"A simple and concise explanation of one of the most prevalent disorders in North America".
When Your Child Has Autism  (618.9285882 Til)
written by a pediatrician, this book aims to be a primer for parents by answering your questions and provide support and hope for the future.
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