Hope for the autism spectrum : a mother and son journey of insight and biomedical intervention / Sally Kirk ; foreword by Elizabeth Mumper ; graphics design by Allan Kirchhoff.
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- ISBN: 9781846428579
- ISBN: 1846428572
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (431 pages) : illustrations
- Publisher: London ; Jessica Kingsley, 2008, ©2009.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (pages 405-414) and indexes.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Hope for the Autism Spectrum; A Mother and Son Journey of Insight and Biomedical Intervention; Contents; FOREWORD; MANY THANKS FOR MAKING THIS BOOK POSSIBLE; WHY THIS BOOK WAS WRITTEN AND WHO IS BEHIND IT; 1 What Is This Bookabout Anyway?; Part 1 Our Years of Searching; 2 All Is Well; 3 It Started with Motor Delay; 4 The Plot Thickens; 5 Living with the Wrong Diagnosis: ADHD; Part 2 Our Years of Understanding; 6 Getting the Right Diagnosis: Asperger's Syndrome; 7 Asperger's Syndromeand the Autism Spectrum; 8 A New Footing; 9 Food for Thought; 10 Friends and Family; 11 Back to Our Story.
|Summary:|| Ms. Kirk's book is clear, concise and informative. She takes rather complicated topics and translates them into easy-to-understand concepts. I highly recommended this book for parents and professionals who want to learn the basics about biomedical interventions.".-Steve Edelson, PhD, Director of the Autism Research Institute. "Sally Kirk has written a heart-warming report of her journey into biomedical therapies for her ASD son. Readers will readily identify with the questions she faced about this new way to treat autism. I particularly liked her husband's conversion from skeptic to.
|Source of Description Note:|| Print version record.