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Description - Dr. Thompson's Straight Talk on Autism by Travis Thompson

This new autism book for parents provides a unique voice and presents information in a smart and accessible manner. Unlike most autism books, Dr. Thompson's ""Straight Talk on Autism"" is authored by a professional who has extensive experience in the field.Jargon-free explanations are given for stereotypical behaviors in children with autism and helpful suggestions are made to help curb them, or at least make life more livable. The author provides activities, practical interventions, and techniques that parents can do at home with their child. This book is unique among many autism books on the market, as Thompson does not advocate a particular approach, such as pivotal response treatment or applied behavior analysis.Illustrations, case studies, and numerous examples help make this book easy to read for any - one.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781557669452
ISBN-10: 1557669457
Format: Paperback
Pages: 304
Imprint: Brookes Publishing Co
Publisher: Brookes Publishing Co
Publish Date: 15-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Travis Thompson

Travis Thompson is a licensed psychologist and Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota School of Medicine.

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