Autism-Solving the Puzzle
Ludlow, Barbara, Teaching Exceptional Children
Autism is the one disability everyone knows about; there may be no hotter topic today in public debate or professional discourse. We are deluged with information from media and celebrities, special interest groups and advocacy organizations, and nonprofit and forprofit agencies. Everyone seems to know (and probably has an opinion) about controversies such as whether an increased incidence of autism is due to better diagnosis or childhood vaccinations, how behaviors can be managed by positive behavior supports or avoiding food additives, and if the condition can be "cured" by intensive interventions like discrete trial training or alternative treatments such as dolphin therapy or holistic …
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Publication information: Article title: Autism-Solving the Puzzle. Contributors: Ludlow, Barbara - Author. Magazine title: Teaching Exceptional Children. Volume: 43. Issue: 6 Publication date: July/August 2011. Page number: 6. © Council for Exceptional Children Jan/Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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