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Caring for Autism: Practical Advice from a Parent and Physician

Michael Ellis

Abstract

When a professional states, "Your child has Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)", it is enough to make your whole world fall apart. What does it mean to be on the autism spectrum? How will this affect your child's life, your life, the life of your family, and others you interact with? What sorts of medications, therapies, and alternative methods are used to help manage the disorder? What are the financial and legal ramifications? How will this affect schooling, your spiritual growth, and everyday life? These are just a few of the questions that will rapidly cross your mind. Caring for Autism: Prac ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780190259358
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190259358.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael Ellis, author