The Development of Autism: Perspectives From Theory and by Jacob A. Burack,Tony Charman,Nurit Yirmiya,Philip R. Zelazo

By Jacob A. Burack,Tony Charman,Nurit Yirmiya,Philip R. Zelazo

devoted to the reminiscence and paintings of Lisa Capps, this quantity is a discussion board for students and practitioners drawn to the common and unusual improvement of individuals with autism. each one bankruptcy is concentrated on theoretical issues and the empirical facts relating to a selected point of functioning, yet universal issues of improvement are thought of all through. inside this framework, the participants offer a close and finished account of the advance of individuals with autism.

The ebook is split into 4 sections: (1) Developmental, Neurobiological, Genetic, and relatives issues; (2) realization and notion; (3) Cognition, concept of brain, and government Functioning; and (4) Social and Adaptive Behaviors. With the respect of this wide diversity of issues, this quantity is either a state of the art source approximately autism and a special contribution to the learn of improvement. it is going to be of curiosity to researchers and care companies from numerous domain names, together with psychology, psychiatry, social paintings, developmental psychology, and schooling. This quantity can be utilized as a textual content in graduate and complicated undergraduate classes, and as a source in utilized settings.

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