Eating for Autism

Eating for Autism Author Elizabeth Strickland
ISBN-10 9780786746422
Release 2009-04-28
Pages 304
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What your child eats has a major impact on his brain and body function. Eating for Autism is the first book to explain how an autism, Asperger's, PDD-NOS, or ADHD condition can effectively be treated through diet. Eating for Autism presents a realistic 10-step plan to change your child's diet, starting with essential foods and supplements and moving to more advanced therapies like the Gluten-Free Casein-Free diet. Parents who have followed Strickland's revolutionary plan have reported great improvements in their child's condition, from his mood, sleeping patterns, learning abilities, and behavior to his response to other treatment approaches. Complete with 75 balanced, kid-friendly recipes, and advice on overcoming sensory and feeding skill problems, Eating for Autism is an essential resource to help a child reach his full potential.

Cutting Edge Therapies for Autism 2011 2012

Cutting Edge Therapies for Autism 2011 2012 Author Ken Siri
ISBN-10 9781616082529
Release 2011
Pages 508
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Collects the latest information on autism research, therapies, evaluations, and treatment centers.

Autism in Adolescents and Adults

Autism in Adolescents and Adults Author Eric Schopler
ISBN-10 0306410575
Release 1983-02-28
Pages 438
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The state of North Carolina has had a longstanding concern and com mitment to the understanding and treatment of autistic, communications handicapped children and their families. This commitment found expres sion in the only comprehensive statewide program for families confronted with this disability, Division for the Treatment and Education of Autistic and related Communication handicapped CHildren (Division TEACCH). Our program staff has been privileged to respond to this commitment by developing and providing the needed services, and to engage in research informed by our clinical experience. Although many of the problems con cerning these developmentally disabled children remain to be solved, substantial progress has been made during this past decade of collabo ration among professionals, parents, and their government representa tives. The TEACCH staff has resolved to mark the effectiveness of this collaboration by holding a series of annual conferences focused on the several major issues confronting these children and their families. The conferences are held in order to bring together the best research knowl edge available to us from throughout the country, and to encourage par ticipation by the different professional disciplines and concerned parents. In addition these annual meetings form the basis for a series of books based on the conference theme. These books are, however, not merely the published proceedings of the presented papers: some chapters are expanded from conference presentations and many others were solicited from experts in the related areas of research and their service application.

Improving Speech and Eating Skills in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Improving Speech and Eating Skills in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders Author Maureen A. Flanagan
ISBN-10 1934575232
Release 2008-01-01
Pages 121
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Improving Speech and Eating Skills in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders - An Oral Motor Program for Home and School shows how improved oral movement patterns facilitate the development of eating skills, speech production and communication. Most important, this book gives parents and teachers a simple treatment program that can be easily incorporated into the child's daily schedule at home or at school. The treatment program helps to increase the variety of foods in the child's diet, improve the child's ability to accept touch inside and around the mouth, and expand the number of sounds the child produces - and thereby improving overall functioning. Parents and teachers are given concrete examples of how to set up the treatment environment to achieve optimal performance from the child, including how to structure their own language to enhance the child's processing of auditory information. Further, lots of activities and other ideas are offered, along with case stories showing how this successful program works with children of various ages and ability levels. In this title, a detailed overview of effective alternative therapy techniques is also included

How Eating Healthy Helped Me Overcome Autism

How Eating Healthy Helped Me Overcome Autism Author Travis E. Breeding
ISBN-10 1533137765
Release 2016-05-06
Pages 112
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Travis shares how eating healthier and more nutritional foods has helped his mental, emotional, and social health. Travis was skeptical of the diet working to help with autism but since he started eating healthy about a month ago he has noticed not only has his mental and emotional health improved, but his social skills had also improved a great deal. Travis is a huge fan of eating healthy foods. Travis really recommend that everyone with autism go gluten free. It could be that the food we ate has made us have such a high autism right. Travis says there is no cure for autism but he is a testimony for eating healthier and improving mental and emotional health as well as improving social skills.Travis has been eating nutritional foods now for about a month and he explains how he feels like a brand new person. "This diet has changed my life and turned me into a happier and more stable person." Travis says. Travis has made more friends in the past month just from eating healthier and improving his social skills than he has with taking prescription drugs for over ten years now. Travis is a firm believer in eating a lot of nutritional foods to combat the damage done by junk foods over the years. He really believes that the diet he is on has helped him to overcome a lot of emotional and mental health issues. He even thinks that this diet is really improving his social skills. He says that he almost feels like he does not have autism anymore even though he knows he does. In this book Travis talks about how he got started on the diet and explains what the diet looks like for him. He will then share how it has improved his life. Here is an excerpt from the book. "Just to review, I cannot stress enough how much better I feel since I have started eating healthier and watching my nutrition intake. I feel like a completely new and energized person and it is the best feeling in the world. I just love to eat healthy not because I love the food but because it makes me feel so much better and happier. I highly recommend all of my friends with autism try eating healthier as a way to get treatment for autism. It might not work exactly the same for every person but I do feel like each and every person could benefit from eating healthier and watching their nutrition and calorie intakes. It is a lot of work at first to learn how to do the diet and watch everything. You have to know what to buy and what to use in your diet but you can learn rather quickly like I did. It takes me some extra time out of my week to plan for it but it is well worth it because it really does make me feel so much better and happier. I am a healthier person today because I am on this specialized diet than I was five years ago or even ten years ago. This diet has really changed my life for the better and I am forever grateful to it."

Can t Eat Won t Eat

Can t Eat  Won t Eat Author Brenda Legge
ISBN-10 9781846423192
Release 2002-01-15
Pages 208
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Finding out that your child has Asperger's Syndrome or Autism can be devastating enough, but when you discover that he or she won't eat 99.9 per cent of all food and drink in the known universe, the fun really starts. This was the situation the author found herself in a decade ago when her son first took a dislike to milk, and then to virtually every other substance she attempted to feed him. Her book was written to reassure other parents that there are lots of people out there in the same boat, and to suggest practical methods of dealing with the problem. As well as drawing on her own experience, the author has spoken to parents, children, and professionals with first-hand knowledge of dietary difficulties, and their advice and comments form a key part of the book.

Interior Design for Autism from Birth to Early Childhood

Interior Design for Autism from Birth to Early Childhood Author A. J. Paron-Wildes
ISBN-10 9781118680339
Release 2013-10-22
Pages 107
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Interior Design for Austism from Birth to Early Childhood gives designers who are creating spaces for individuals with Autism, the exact information they need to create optimal spaces that can have a positive impact on special learning and sensory needs. This book also shows how to implement specific design strategies that can be employed in their own projects. Projects covered relate specifically to the age ranges from birth through early childhood, including schools, homes, and clinical therapy settings. The main neurofunctions of Autism are covered along with specific design techniques that can be used to address each one. Information on toxins and material selection is also included.

Diet Intervention and Autism

Diet Intervention and Autism Author Marilyn Le Breton
ISBN-10 9781853029356
Release 2001-01
Pages 232
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"Marilyn's own experience and sensible approach ensure that this book will be invaluable for any parent of an autistic child or adult, who wishes to implement the diet."--BOOK JACKET.

Hints and Tips for Helping Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Hints and Tips for Helping Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders Author Dion Betts
ISBN-10 1846428777
Release 2008-11-15
Pages 192
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If you have a child on the autism spectrum who struggles with the challenges of daily life, then this book is for you! Hints and Tips... is peppered with vignettes and stories of real-life situations and successes, and offers clever ideas for tackling everyday difficulties, such as bathing, bedtime, school trips, and selecting the right child minder. Dion E. Betts and Nancy J. Patrick provide creative, practical strategies to help parents and caregivers to support their child, and to enable their child to develop the social skills needed to manage and enjoy daily life to the fullest. The book is split into five parts: home life, hygiene, community, medical, and schools and organizations. Common problem areas are also tackled in a toolkit section, which includes checklists, ‘to do’ lists, visual schedules, and mnemonics to aid memory and retrieval. Hints and Tips for Helping Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders is an essential aid for parents and carers to make small and simple changes that result in big improvements in the quality of life of children, their families, and carers.

Cutting Edge Therapies for Autism Fourth Edition

Cutting Edge Therapies for Autism  Fourth Edition Author Ken Siri
ISBN-10 9781629142906
Release 2014-04-15
Pages 688
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The parents of children with autism know that learning about treatments is a full-time job. For parents with limited time, ability, or resources, Ken Siri and Tony Lyons have compiled the latest in autism research and treatment. Exploring the possible causes of autism and presenting novel therapies, medications, and interventions, Cutting-Edge Therapies for Autism contains contributions from more than ninety experts on a wide variety of research findings, therapies, models, and multifaceted evaluation and treatment centers. Revised and fully updated to include the latest developments, this fourth edition includes up-to-date information on mitochondrial, antifungal, and physical therapy treatments; about speech, art, music, and sound therapies; and how diets, HANDLE, indigenous healing, and other exciting new treatments can be used to help your child. It also addresses developing technologies, like the iPad, which provides hundreds of apps that help kids with autism communicate and organize their day, and helps parents keep track of therapy schedules. Filled with case studies and research, Cutting-Edge Therapies for Autism is a detailed and informative guide for anyone affected by autism.

Feeding Difficulties in Young Children with and Without Autism

Feeding Difficulties in Young Children with and Without Autism Author
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Feeding Difficulties in Young Children with and Without Autism has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Feeding Difficulties in Young Children with and Without Autism also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Feeding Difficulties in Young Children with and Without Autism book for free.

The Myth of Autism

The Myth of Autism Author Dr. Michael J. Goldberg
ISBN-10 9781616081713
Release 2011
Pages 288
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Argues that the autism cannot be a genetic disorder, that it is a neuro-immune disorder, and that NeuroSPECT scans show that treatment is possible.

The Everything Guide to Cooking for Children with Autism

The Everything Guide to Cooking for Children with Autism Author Megan Hart
ISBN-10 9781440500220
Release 2009-12-18
Pages 304
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The gluten-free, casein-free diet offers new hope for children with autism—if parents can change their kid’s eating habits. With this pragmatic, proactive handbook, you can conquer this seemingly complicated diet—and prepare food your kids will love to eat. Packed with information on preservatives, additives, and good nutrition, this guide serves up 200 delicious recipes any parent can prepare, including: Crispy Potato Pancakes Rotini with Bolognese Sauce Barbeque Chicken Pizza Creamy Salsa Dip Macaroni and Cheese Baja-Style Fish Tacos Chocolate Chip Cookies With tips on reading food labels, pleasing picky eaters, and tracking the diet’s success, this essential guide provides the know-how and recipes you need to make this special diet work for the whole family.

Diagnosis and Assessment in Autism

Diagnosis and Assessment in Autism Author Eric Schopler
ISBN-10 030642889X
Release 1988-09-30
Pages 327
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Division TEACCH, located in the School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, was one of the first programs in the country to understand that autism was an organic rather than a biologic condition. We were also one of the earliest programs to recognize the enormous variability in characteristics and behaviors of children described as autistic. For these reasons, the processes of diagnosis and assessment have always been important and central to our program. We are therefore extremely pleased to have a volume representing the most current thinking of the field's leaders in these important areas. As with the preceding books in our series, Current Issues in Autism, this volume is based on one of the annual TEACCH conferences held in Chapel Hill each May. The books are not simply published proceedings of the conference papers, however. Rather, conference participants are asked to develop a full chapter around their presentations. Other international experts whose work is beyond the scope of the conference, but related to the major theme, are asked to contribute chapters as well. These volumes are designed to provide the most current knowledge in research and professional practice available on the most important issues defining and clarifying autism.

Living with Autistic Spectrum Disorders

Living with Autistic Spectrum Disorders Author Elizabeth Attfield
ISBN-10 9781847878533
Release 2006-11-15
Pages 96
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'The layout and presentation of the material are very "user friendly" and the book is, therefore, easy to read. Those with less direct experience of living or working with children who are autistic, including teachers and learning support assistants, who require some help in appreciating the complex range of behaviours and responses such children present, will find this little book illuminating' - Support for Learning "This is a really practical tool........ the structure of the book is clear and uncomplicated for the reader to access. This book is based on a wealth of experience of working closely both with individuals with Autism and their families. It will be a revelation to professionals interested in this area and a comfort to carers who live the experience. Most importantly, it reminds us of the barriers to positive parent/professional partnership and challenges us to build supportive bridges to effective intervention for the individual with Autism. Autism NI (PAPA) was created out of such a dynamic approach and therefore welcomes this significant commentary on this critical issue." By giving a concise account of what life may be like following the diagnosis of autistic spectrum disorders (ASDs) in the family, this book examines service provision at different stages, and provides information for parents, carers and practitioners' - Arlene Cassidy, Chief Executive, Autism NI Parents want support and advice during and after a diagnosis of ASDs, and professionals want to be able to give the right answers. This book will meet the needs of both. Issues dealt with include: " how to help the family " how to help brothers and sisters " preparing children with ASDs for the world outside " keeping expectations high " how to work together with schools and other agencies " finding community links 'In my view it would be a good read for relatives, friends and teachers in training to enable them to understand many of the issues associated with children who have an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). It points up the various facets of having and living with a child with autism - as far as possible from a positive point of view. The authors, from their obvious extensive experience, have identified many problems and circumstances that parents/carers are likely to meet and that can be tackled in a wide variety of ways. The book is designed to raise these for consideration - and this it does well' - Support for Learning, Volume 22, Number 2

A Nurse s Guide to Women s Mental Health

A Nurse s Guide to Women s Mental Health Author Michele R. Davidson, PhD, CNM, CFN, RN
ISBN-10 9780826171146
Release 2012-05-22
Pages 376
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Named a 2013 Doody's Core Title! 2012 Third Place AJN Book of the Year Award Winner in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing! "This is a great resource for any nurse working with women."--Score: 94, 4 Stars. Doody's Medical Reviews This is a quick-access clinical guide to the range of mental health issues and diagnoses that commonly affect women across the life span. It focuses on the unique biopsychosocial factors that make women especially vulnerable to psychological disorders and emphasizes key stressors specific to women that are precursors to mental illness. Frequent headings and bulleted, concise presentation of information facilitates reading. In addition to discussing mental health issues specific to women, the guide covers unique populations such as disabled women, lesbian and transgendered women, female veterans, women with forensic health concerns, and women who have been the object of violence. Chapters also address childbearing issues, including menstruation-related problems, infertility and its psychological implications, and antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum psychological disorders. Developmental milestones, the impact of culture on mental illness, and global health issues are covered as well. Tables and charts present key facts in an easy-to-read format. Key Features: Provides a concise, easy-to-use guide to womenís mental health issues across the life span for new and seasoned nurse practitioners Focuses on stressors unique to women as precursors of mental illness Delivers commonly occurring DSM-IV disorders in women, using a consistent format that includes etiology, assessment, and drug and behavioral therapeutic approaches Discusses preconception and childbearing issues, the impact of violence, female veterans, disabled women, lesbian women, and transgendered women


Autism Author Freda McEwen
ISBN-10 9781499086157
Release 2014-06-28
Pages 108
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The book is about a journey of a young man diagnosed with autism as a toddler and his mother. The experiences the mother had in raising him up as a single parent from conception to the age of 18. Her strengths and beliefs, which made her extraordinary in her courage and zeal to protect her child. It is a demonstration of selflessness, agape, and ability to sustain ambition and thrive in the midst of impossibilities.