By Karen Siff Exkorn
Practical suggestion and data from the world's optimum specialists on autism -- and a mother's personal hard-won classes from supporting her son get over the disorder
When Karen Siff Exkorn's son, Jake, was once clinically determined with autism, she struggled to drag jointly finished information regarding the illness. thankfully, she was once in a position to teach herself speedy, and her large at-home remedy of her son resulted in his remarkable complete restoration. however the trip wasn't effortless, and now, in The Autism Sourcebook, Siff Exkorn deals mom and dad the knowledge she needs she'd had on the beginning.
Recent stories exhibit that there's a around the globe epidemic of autism. greater than 1.5 million individuals are affected within the usa by myself, with one in each 166 teenagers clinically determined. Early detection and early intervention are of the foremost components in enhancing analysis -- yet too usually, writes Siff Exkorn, mom and dad get slowed down in denial or confusion concerning the nonetheless mysterious disease, and are not able to take the required steps. delivering available scientific info gleaned from the world's most popular specialists, Siff Exkorn deals an inside of examine households with teenagers who've autism, and ties in her personal firsthand adventure as a mother or father. the writer stocks invaluable wisdom concerning the following:
- What the analysis quite means
- Understanding and gaining access to therapy options
- Knowing your kid's rights within the tuition system
- Coping with universal marital and familial stress
- Making the stigma of autism a specific thing of the past
With vast appendices, together with the changed record for Autism in little toddlers, Diagnostic standards for the 5 Pervasive Developmental issues, and thoroughly chosen lists of net assets, instructed readings, and best autism companies world wide, The Autism Sourcebook is the one so much accomplished, useful source on hand to folks and family of youngsters with autism.