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Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Volume 1, 4th Ed.


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Contributors xi Preface xix VOLUME 1: DIAGNOSIS, DEVELOPMENT, AND BRAIN MECHANISMS I DIAGNOSIS, EPIDEMIOLOGY, COURSE 1 1 AUTISM AND THE AUTISM SPECTRUM: DIAGNOSTIC CONCEPTS 3 Fred R. Volkmar, Brian Reichow, Alexander Westphal, and David S. Mandell 2 THE BROADER AUTISM PHENOTYPE 28 Brooke Ingersoll and Allison Wainer 3 EPIDEMIOLOGY OF AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS 57 Alison Presmanes Hill, Katharine E. Zuckerman, and Eric Fombonne 4 OUTCOMES IN ADULTS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS 97 Patricia Howlin II DEVELOPMENT AND BEHAVIOR 117 5 ASD IN INFANTS AND TODDLERS 121 Katarzyna Chawarska, Suzanne Macari, Fred R. Volkmar, So Hyun Kim, and Frederick Shic 6 SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN WITH ASD 148 Nirit Bauminger-Zviely 7 ISSUES AND INTERVENTIONS FOR AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS DURING ADOLESCENCE AND BEYOND 176 Lynn Kern Koegel, Robert L. Koegel, Amber R. Miller, and Whitney J. Detar 8 ADULTS WITH AUTISM 191 Carla A. Mazefsky and Susan W. White 9 SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT IN AUTISM 212 Naomi Ornstein Davis and Alice S. Carter 10 LANGUAGE AND COMMUNICATION IN AUTISM 230 So Hyun Kim, Rhea Paul, Helen Tager-Flusberg, and Catherine Lord 11 PLAY DEVELOPMENT IN CHILDREN WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS: SKILLS, OBJECT PLAY, AND INTERVENTIONS 263 Connie Kasari and Ya-Chih Chang 12 IMITATION IN AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS 278 Giacomo Vivanti and Antonia Hamilton 13 NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS 302 Katherine D. Tsatsanis and Kelly Powell 14 AUTISM AND EMOTION 332 R. Peter Hobson 15 MOTOR CONTROL AND MOTOR LEARNING PROCESSES IN AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS 354 Stefanie Bodison and Stewart Mostofsky 16 SENSORY FEATURES IN AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS 378 Grace T. Baranek, Lauren M. Little, L. Diane Parham, Karla K. Ausderau, and Maura G. Sabatos-DeVito III NEUROBIOLOGY AND MEDICAL ISSUES 409 17 GENETICS OF AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS 411 Michael Rutter and Anita Thapar 18 ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS IN THE PRECONCEPTION AND PRENATAL PERIODS IN RELATION TO RISK FOR ASD 424 Kristen Lyall, Rebecca J. Schmidt, and Irva Hertz-Picciotto 19 BIOCHEMICAL BIOMARKERS FOR AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER 457 George M. Anderson 20 THE SOCIAL NEUROSCIENCE OF AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER 482 James C. McPartland, Rachael M. Tillman, Daniel Y.-J. Yang, Raphael A. Bernier, and Kevin A. Pelphrey 21 THE NEUROPATHOLOGY OF AUTISM 497 Manuel F. Casanova 22 MEDICAL CARE IN AUTISM AND RELATED CONDITIONS 532 Fred R. Volkmar, Justin Rowberry, Oana de Vinck-Baroody, Abha R. Gupta, Jennifer Leung, Judith Meyers, Nita Vaswani, and Lisa A. Wiesner 23 PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY 556 Lawrence Scahill, Caitlin S. Tillberg, and Andres Martin Author Index I-1 Subject Index I-39 VOLUME 2: ASSESSMENT, INTERVENTIONS, AND POLICY IV ASSESSMENT 581 24 SCREENING FOR AUTISM IN YOUNG CHILDREN 585 Lisa V. Iba~nez, Wendy L. Stone, and Elaine E. Coonrod 25 DIAGNOSTIC INSTRUMENTS IN AUTISTIC SPECTRUM DISORDERS 609 Catherine Lord, Christina Corsello, and Rebecca Grzadzinski 26 CLINICAL EVALUATION IN MULTIDISCIPLINARY SETTINGS 661 Fred R. Volkmar, Leah Langford Booth, James C. McPartland, and Lisa A. Wiesner 27 ASSESSING COMMUNICATION IN AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS 673 Rhea Paul and Donia Fahim 28 BEHAVIORAL ASSESSMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISM: CURRENT PRACTICE AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS 695 Michael D. Powers, Mark J. Palmieri, Shaunessy M. Egan, Jessica L. Rohrer, Elizabeth C. Nulty, and Solandy Forte V INTERVENTIONS 737 29 INTERVENTIONS FOR INFANTS AND TODDLERS AT RISK FOR AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER 739 Sally J. Rogers and Laurie Vismara 30 COMPREHENSIVE TREATMENT MODELS FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS 770 Samuel L. Odom, Brian A. Boyd, Laura J. Hall, and Kara A. Hume 31 TARGETED INTERVENTIONS FOR SOCIAL COMMUNICATION SYMPTOMS IN PRESCHOOLERS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS 788 Kristen Bottema-Beutel, Paul Yoder, Tiffany Woynaroski, and Micheal P. Sandbank 32 AUGMENTATIVE AND ALTERNATIVE COMMUNICATION 813 Pat Mirenda 33 INTERVENTIONS FOR CHALLENGING BEHAVIORS 826 Robert E. O'Neill, William R. Jenson, and Keith C. Radley 34 SUPPORTING MAINSTREAM EDUCATIONAL SUCCESS 838 Elizabeth Schoen Simmons, Elizabeth Lanter, and Megan C. Lyons 35 SUPPORTING INCLUSIVE EDUCATION 858 Megan P. Martins, Sandra L. Harris, and Jan S. Handleman 36 PROMOTING RECREATIONAL ENGAGEMENT IN CHILDREN WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER 871 Marie-Christine Potvin, Patricia A. Prelock, Laurie Snider, and Liliane Beaudoin Savard 37 SOCIAL SKILL INTERVENTIONS 887 Scott Bellini, Lauren Gardner, and Kimberly Markoff 38 EMPLOYMENT AND RELATED SERVICES FOR ADULTS WITH ASD 907 Peter F. Gerhardt, Frank Cicero, and Erik Mayville 39 BEYOND ACADEMIC INTELLIGENCE: INCREASING COLLEGE SUCCESS FOR STUDENTS ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM 918 Christine Wenzel and Jane Thierfeld Brown 40 SUPPORTING PARENTS, SIBLINGS, AND GRANDPARENTS OF INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS 932 Kate E. Fiske, Lauren Pepa, and Sandra L. Harris 41 SUPPORTING ADULT INDEPENDENCE IN THE COMMUNITY FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH HIGH-FUNCTIONING AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS 949 James W. Loomis 42 EVIDENCE-BASED PSYCHOSOCIAL INTERVENTIONS FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS 969 Brian Reichow and Erin E. Barton VI SOCIAL POLICY ISSUES 993 43 AUTISM ACROSS CULTURES: PERSPECTIVES FROM NON-WESTERN CULTURES AND IMPLICATIONS FOR RESEARCH 997 Megan Freeth, Elizabeth Milne, Elizabeth Sheppard, and Rajani Ramachandran 44 DEVELOPING AND IMPLEMENTING PRACTICE GUIDELINES 1014 Iain McClure 45 AUTISM IN THE COURTROOM 1036 Gary S. Mayerson, JD 46 ALTERNATIVE TREATMENTS 1051 Tristram Smith, Leona Oakes, and Katelyn Selver 47 PREPARING TEACHERS AND PROFESSIONALS 1070 Ruth Blennerhassett Eren and Mark P. Groskreutz 48 ECONOMIC ASPECTS OF AUTISM 1089 Martin Knapp and Ariane Buescher 49 TRANSLATING RESEARCH INTO EFFECTIVE SOCIAL POLICY 1107 Peter Doehring Author Index I-1 Subject Index I-29

About the Author

Fred R. Volkmar, M.D., is Irving B Harris Professor of Child Psychiatry, Pediatrics, and Psychology at the Yale Child Study Center where he directs the autism research program.?He is an associate editor of the Journal of Autism and the American Journal of Psychiatry.?He is the author of several hundred scientific papers and chapters as well as a number of books including?A Practical Guide to Autism: What Every Parent, Teacher and Family Members Needs to Know. Rhea Paul, Ph.D., CCC-SLP SLP, is Professor and Director of the Communication Disorders section in the Developmental Disabilities Clinic at the Yale Child Study Center. She holds a joint appointment at SCSU, where she is Professor of Communication Disorders. Sally J. Rogers, Ph.D., UC Davis M.I.N.D. Institute. Her clinical interests include early intervention for children with autism and social skills groups for autistic adults.?She serves on the editorial board of many publications, including the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. Kevin A.? Pelphrey, Ph.D., is the Harris Associate Professor of Child Psychiatry and director of the Child Neuroscience Laboratory at the Yale Child Study Center.

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