ERIC Number: ED253003
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Children Apart: Autistic Children and Their Families [Reprint].
The booklet, written by a parent and psychiatrist, provides basic information on autistic children and their families. Introductory sections touch on the history of the condition, its incidence, and its associated learning problems. Subsequent sections address the following topics: signs and symptoms, basic handicaps, behavior problems (such as resistance to change and lack of ability to play), differential diagnosis, causes, parents' problems, solutions (education, operant conditioning), and the role of the National Society for Autistic Children, Inc. (CL)
Descriptors: Autism, Behavior Problems, Clinical Diagnosis, Elementary Secondary Education, Etiology, Handicap Identification, Incidence, Intervention, Organizations (Groups), Parent Child Relationship, Parent Participation, Parent Role, Student Characteristics
NSAC Bookstore, National Society for Children and Adults with Autism, Suite 1017, 1234 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20005-4599 ($1.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Society for Children and Adults with Autism, Washington, DC.
Note: 1982 edition. Several pages will reproduce marginally because they contain light print.