Cutting-Edge Therapies for Autism 2010–2011 - Ken Siri & Tony Lyons

Cutting-Edge Therapies for Autism 2010–2011

By Ken Siri & Tony Lyons

  • Release Date: 2010-04-01
  • Genre: Family & Relationships

Description

This practical guide for parents of children with autism presents an accessible and comprehensive overview of useful resources.

For parents of children with autism, research can be a full-time job. For parents with limited time and resources, this volume compiles the latest in autism theory, research, and treatment. Cutting-Edge Therapies for Autism contains contributions from more than eighty experts on a variety of therapies, models, and multifaceted evaluation and treatment centers.

Each contributor gives the reader a basic description of the topic, including its scientific rationale, development, risks, and benefits. As parents of children with autism, authors Ken Siri and Tony Lyons also look to the therapies of the future, focusing on current clinical trials, ongoing research, and the researchers striving to better understand autism and find new treatments.