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Understanding Controversial Therapies for Children with Autism, Attention Deficit Disorder, and Other Learning Disabilities

Understanding Controversial Therapies for Children with Autism, Attention Deficit Disorder, and Other Learning Disabilities

A Guide to Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Lisa A. Kurtz

Part of the JKP Essentials series

Quick Overview

Offering a balanced overview of complementary and alternative therapies, this book will be useful for parents of children with autism, ADD or other learning disabilities. The book covers a wide variety of mind-body interventions and manipulative techniques, as well as energy therapies, biologically based methods, and alternative medical systems.
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Paperback / softback
2008, 9.69in x 6.81in / 246mm x 173mm, 208pp
ISBN: 978-1-84310-864-1
$22.95
Ebook
2008, ePUB, 208pp
ISBN: 978-1-84642-761-9
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$22.95

Description

Offering a balanced overview of complementary and alternative therapies, this book will be useful for parents of children with autism, ADD or other learning disabilities.

The book covers a wide variety of mind-body interventions and manipulative techniques, as well as energy therapies, biologically based methods, and alternative medical systems. For each approach, the author provides a detailed description of what the treatment involves, which professionals will be working with the child, and an explanation of the rationale behind the therapy. She also offers advice on who to approach for treatment, and includes a list of recommended resources and useful contacts for further information.

This book will be a valuable source of information for parents and professionals working with children who have disabilities that impact their learning or behavior.

Reviews

'An overview of complementary and alternative therapies.'
- Current Awareness Serivce, March 2008

'This is a very helpful text for anyone working with or caring for someone with autism, Asperger syndrome,learning disabilities of ADHD who has an interest in alternative/complementary therapies.'
- GAP

Authors

By (author): Lisa A. Kurtz