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New Developments in Autism

New Developments in Autism

The Future is Today

Edited by Juan Martos Pérez, Pedro M. González, María Llorente Comí and Carmen Nieto

Paperback: £35.00 / $55.95

2006, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 352pp
ISBN: 978-1-84310-449-0, BIC 2: JM VFJD YXK

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Introduction. 1. The epidemiology of pervasive developmental disorders, Eric Fombonne, Canada. 2. Early manifestation of autistic disorder during the first two years of life, Juan Martos Pérez, Pedro M. González, María Llorente and Carmen Nieto, Spain. 3. Early assessment in autism, Catherine Lord, USA. 4. Implicit learning impairments in autism: Implications for diagnosis and treatment, Laura Klinger, Mark Klinger and Patricia Pohling, USA. 5. Joint attention and autism: Theory, assessment and neurodevelopment, Peter Mundy and Danielle Thorp, USA. 6. On being moved in thought and feeling: An approach to autism, Peter Hobson, UK. 7. Systemising and empathising in autism, Sally Wheelwright, UK. 8. Executive functions in autism: Theory and practice, Sally Ozonoff, USA. 9. Relationship between language and development in autistic spectrum disorders, Isabelle Rapin, USA. 10. Developmental and behavioural profiles of children with autism and Asperger Syndrome, Susan Leekam, UK. 11. Neuro-anatomical observations of the brain in autism, Margaret Bauman and Thomas L. Kemper, USA. 12. Cortical circuit abnormalities (minicolumns) in the brains of autistic patients, Manuel F. Casanova, USA. 13. Genetic research into autistic disorder, Ángel Diez Cuervo, Spain. 14. Parents and professionals. Collaboration! Collaboration? Hilde De Clerk and Theo Peeters, Belgium. References. Subject index. Author index.