The Autistic Spectrum: A Guide for Parents and Professionals
|Rating||:||4.76 (901 Votes)|
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"An excellent place to start" according to A Customer. For parents struggling to adjust to the diagnosis of their child as autistic (or as having Asperger's syndrome or PDD), the stress is often compounded by simultaneously having to absorb vast amounts of information about their child's condition and their various options for treatment . J. Q. GODBEY said Five Stars. VERY INFORMATIVE. Bernadette said Five Stars. Great book
Collette Dritte, Nursery World . Authoritative, compassionate and commonsensical an honest, sensitive and thorough introductrion to understanding and living with autism highly recommended. Psychological Medicine A lucid and sensitive guide Publishing News Packed with down to earth, practical ideas readable, interesting informative if you buy only one title about autism this year it should be this one
Lorna Wing is a psychiatric consultant for the National Autistic Society, and the mother of an autistic daughter.
Over 500,000 people of all ages in the UK have disorders in the autistic spectrum. Wing's acclaimed guide explains how people with autism experience the world and why they need an organized, structured environment. About one-third also have varying degrees of learning difficulty. All have impairment of social interaction, communication and imagination - the world appears a bewildering and sometimes frightening place. She suggests ways of improving communication, developing abilities and widening social interaction, and how to cope with stresses within the family.