Now in its second edition and including new material for adolescents and adults, The Selective Mutism Resource Manual 2e provides:an up-to-date summary of literature and theory to deepen your understanding of selective mutism a wealth of ideas on assessment and management in home, school and community settings so that its relevance extends far beyond clinical practice a huge range of printable online handouts and other resources case studies and personal stories to illustrate symptoms and demonstrate the importance of tailored interventions.
This book is essential reading for people who have selective mutism as well as for the clinicians, therapists, educators, caseworkers and families who support them.
Since the original edition was first published more than aquarter of a century ago, The Handbook of Autism and PervasiveDevelopmental Disorders, Volume 1: Diagnosis, Development,and Brain Mechanisms, has been the most influential referencework in the field of autism and related conditions. The new,updated Fourth Edition takes into account the changes in thedisorders' definitions in the DSM-V and ICD-10 that may haveprofound implications for diagnosis and, by extension, access toservices. Along with providing practical clinical advice--includingthe role of psychopharmacology in treatment—the handbookcodifies the ever-expanding current body of research throughoutboth volumes , offering a wealth of information on the epidemiologyof autism and the genetic, environmental, biochemical, social, andneuropathological aspects of the disorder. Volume 1 includes:Information on outcomes in adults with autism spectrumdisordersA range of issues and interventions important from infancy,though adolescence and beyond for individuals with autism spectrumdisordersCurrent information about play development, including skills,object play, and interventionsCoverage of the state of genetic, biochemical, andneuropathological autism researchChapters on psychopharmacology and medical care in autism andrelated conditions
The new edition includes the relevant updates to help readersstay abreast of the state of this rapidly evolving field and givesthem a guide to separate the wheat from the chaff as informationabout autism proliferates.