New Developments in Autism: The Future Is Today

Synopsis

This international collection provides a comprehensive overview of cutting-edge research on autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) by well-known experts in the field, stressing the importance of early diagnosis and a good working relationship between parents and professionals. The contributors cover a wide range of aspects of ASDs, from early assessment techniques, neurodevelopment and brain function to language development, executive function and genetic research. They explore how individuals with ASDs think and give evidence-based guidance on how to handle difficulties with social interaction and language development using appropriate interventions. New Developments in Autism will be of great interest to professionals, researchers, therapists, parents and people with ASDs.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Juan Martos Pérez
  • Pedro M. González
  • María Llorente Comí
  • Carmen Nieto
  • Eric Fombonne
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • London
Publication year:
  • 2007