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Autism Spectrum Disorders

Autism Spectrum Disorders

Characteristics, Causes, and Practical Issues

Written by an academic psychologist with decades of experience, this book covers historical roots, methods of assessment to intervention, causes, and education. Emphasis is placed on practical information and the most recent research on the autistic spectrum.

I feel this book has something to offer even a supposed “expert” in the study of autism…which does justice to the complexity of the subject covered. – Autism

Jill Boucher, PhD
Course Expiration Date: Jan-04-2027
Product Name

Book Only (2790)

Regular price $65.00 $65.00

20 CE Online Test Only (2791)

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20 CE Book & Online Test (2792)

Regular price $200.00

Book Details

Author Jill Boucher, PhD
Year Published 2022
Edition 3rd
Publisher Sage Publications
ISBN 978-1529744651
Format Paperback
Page Count 376

Course Objectives

Level 1, 2 & 3 CPE

Suggested Performance Indicators: 2.1.2, 4.1.1, 4.1.2, 8.1.1, 8.1.2, 8.1.4, 8.2.1, 9.1.1, 9.2.1, 9.6.2, 10.1.2, 10.2.5

CPE Type: 740 Online/Web-based

Upon completion of this course, users will be able to:

1. Discuss the evolvement of autism spectrum disorders with regards to description, characteristics, and diagnosis.

2. Identify and discuss the descriptors and specifiers associated with autism spectrum disorders.

3. Explain which comorbidities are increased or decreased in individuals with autism spectrum disorder.

4. Distinguish between the plausible and implausible causes for autism spectrum disorders.

5. Discuss the different effective methods for assessing, diagnosis, and caring for individuals with autism spectrum disorder.

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Why We Chose This Book

Many practitioners work with clients with ASD or very picky eaters whose families believe they have ASD. It’s important that practitioners keep current on the latest research and treatments for this health concern.

About the Author

Jill Boucher, PhD, is a neuropsychologist and Professor of Developmental Psychology at City University in London. She has the conviction that practitioners and researchers must work collaboratively to improve the lives of people with ASD, and to help families and others who support and provide for them. That approach is the basis for this book.