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Author Ellis, Michael A., author.
Title Caring for autism : practical advice from a parent and physician / Michael A. Ellis, DO, Clinical Assistant Professor, Mercer University School of Medicine; Clinical Associate Professor, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM), GA campus; Medical Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, the Bradley Center, St. Francis Hospital; Committee on Lifelong Learning for the Academmy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP), Trustee for Georgia Council on Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Columbus, GA with Lori Layton Ellis, BS, MPH.
Pub Info New York, NY, United States of America : Oxford University Press, [2018]
book jacket
 Brewster-Children's Coll.  J PARENT/TEACHER 618.92 ELL     AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 220 pages ; 21 cm
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Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary When your child is diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder, you have questions. As ASD parents themselves, Michael and Lori Ellis provide a holistic view of what comes after diagnosis, answer the most commonly asked questions, discuss what medications and therapies are available, and examine the global impact ASD has on the child's environment.
Contents A father's perspective on autism -- A mother's perspective on autism / Lori Layton Ellis, BS, MPH -- Assessment and diagnosis of ASD -- What causes autism? -- Autism's effect on the whole family -- Psychopharmacology- should I use medications for my child? -- Complementary and alternative medicine therapies (CAM) for ASD -- Non-medication therapies for ASD -- The educational system and ASD -- Long-term planning and legal issues -- Stages of grief, spirituality, and religion.
Subject Autism in children.
Autistic children -- Care.
Parents of autistic children.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Babysitting, Day Care & Child Care.
MEDICAL / Psychiatry / Child & Adolescent.
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ISBN 9780190259358 paperback alkaline paper
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