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Assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorder

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Kroncke, Anna P., Willard, Marcy, Huckabee, Helena. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing , 2016. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Call Number
REF FM 272 KRO 2016
This book offers clear best-practice guidelines for the assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorder. It discusses both the rising rates of autism and the growing need for appropriate, effective treatments and services. The book examines measures and methods used in assessing for core symptoms of ASD as …
Title
Assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorder
Subtitle
Critical issues in clinical, forensic, and school settings
Author
Kroncke, Anna P.
Willard, Marcy
Huckabee, Helena
Place
Cham, Switzerland
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Year Published
2016
Physical Description
Hardcover; 546 p.
Topics
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Abstract
This book offers clear best-practice guidelines for the assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorder. It discusses both the rising rates of autism and the growing need for appropriate, effective treatments and services. The book examines measures and methods used in assessing for core symptoms of ASD as well as memory, attention, visual and spatial skills, and other areas relevant to autism assessment. In-depth material on differential diagnosis and a range of comorbid conditions depict the complexities of the assessment process and the necessity of accurate identification. The book's case vignettes and sample recommendations add practical and personal dimensions to issues and challenges surrounding diagnosis.
Topics featured include:
A practical guide to the comprehensive assessment process.
Discussion of the assessment process from referral to recommendation.
Diagnostic framework for ASD and other disorders
School-based ASD eligibility evaluation.
Assessment across the lifespan.
Assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorder is an important tool for clinicians, practitioners, researchers and graduate students in the fields of child and school psychology, behavioral therapy, and social work as well as the related areas of psychiatry, pediatrics, forensic psychology, and educational and healthcare policy.
ISBN
9783319255026
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
REF FM 272 KRO 2016
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre Available
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