By Martin J. MD Lubetsky, Benjamin L. PhD Handen, John J. PhD McGonigle
Autism Spectrum disease highlights present key issues for this complicated and demanding developmental neurobiological affliction. In a really sensible and concise demeanour, the reader will discover a state-of-the-science evaluation combining key real wisdom with functional scientific concerns. Written in a trouble-free model, this article presents key truth packing containers, precis questions, and references for additional readings to augment knowing. This worthwhile publication contains sensible scientific wisdom inside of a didactic framework to supply a accomplished evaluate of Autism Spectrum sickness (ASD) around the lifespan.
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Identifying infants and young children with developmental disorders in the medical home: An algorithm for developmental surveillance and screening (Pediatrics 2006, 118(1) 405–420). 2 RECOGNITION OF AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER Stage 1: screening Demographic information and concerns from the parent, caregiver, or teacher should be obtained. The process involves review of the child’s records, interviews with parents, observations of the child, and the administration of various developmental assessments.
Lubetsky Early Identiﬁcation: First Signs and Red Flags (See Chapter 7 for Early Childhood Interventions) 22 Evaluation Algorithms and Assessment of ASD 26 Autism Assessment and Diagnosis 32 Summary 35 Further Reading and References for Rating Scales and Testing Instruments 36 Questions 38 Answers 39 19 20 Autism Spectrum Disorder Early and accurate diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder is critical not to only early intervention and more successful outcomes for children and their families, but for long-range planning and support through the developmental years and adulthood.
In preschool). Still others become concerned with their child’s behavior and social interactions later as the social demands of elementary or high school elicit questions of a possible ASD. A child’s pediatrician, healthcare provider, or teacher may express concern to the parents ﬁrst, based on the quality of their child’s interactions, or the way that they communicate. This may prompt families to pursue further evaluation of potential symptoms of an ASD. The DSM-IV-TR (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual in the current text, revised fourth edition), identiﬁes ASD as a pervasive developmental disorder with ﬁve subtypes (DSM-IV-TR, APA, 2000).
Autism Spectrum Disorder (Pittsburgh Pocket Psychiatry Series) by Martin J. MD Lubetsky, Benjamin L. PhD Handen, John J. PhD McGonigle