Understanding Autism For Dummies
Part I: Understanding Autism.
Chapter 1: Autism: The Big Picture.
Chapter 2: From Classification to Treatment: Scanning the Autism Spectrum.
Chapter 3: Causes, Clusters, and Clues: Where Does Autism Come From?
Chapter 4: Getting a Diagnosis.
Chapter 5: Asperger Syndrome and Autism.
Part II: Addressing Physical Needs.
Chapter 6: Injecting Yourself with Knowledge about Autism Medication.
Chapter 7: Improving Immunity and Boosting Biochemistry.
Chapter 8: Optimizing Nutrition.
Part III: Enhancing Learning and Social Skills.
Chapter 9: Choosing an Appropriate Behavioral, Developmental, or
Chapter 10: Dealing with Learning and Sensory Differences.
Chapter 11: Finding a Learning Environment That Fits Your Child’s Needs.
Chapter 12: Legally Speaking: Making the Most of Your Child’s Education.
Chapter 13: Fostering Healthy Relationships.
Part IV: Living with Autism as an Adult.
Chapter 14: For Adults with Autism: Living Well after K-12.
Chapter 15: For Adults with Autism: Fostering Friendships and Romantic Relationships.
Chapter 16: Special-Needs Planning for the Future.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 17: Ten Tactful Responses to Challenging Questions or Comments.
Chapter 18: Ten Things to Do after a Diagnosis.
Appendix: Where to Go for More Help.