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Targeting Autism: What We Know, Don't Know, and Can Do to Help Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Targeting Autism: What We Know, Don't Know, and Can Do to Help Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Author: Shirley Cohen
ISBN 13: 9780520248380
ISBN 10: 520248384
Edition: Third Edition, Expanded a
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication Date: 2006-11-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 258
List Price: $29.95

"Readable, engaging, comprehensive, and highly informative. This well-balanced presentation represents an exceptional introduction to the field illustrated by very human stories that are bound to educate and inspire."—Edward Carr, Leading Professor, Dept. of Psychology, State University of New York, Stony Brook

"An informative and balanced overview of the different treatment options, and an excellent primer for parents just beginning their journey." - Nancy D. Wiseman, author of Could It Be Autism? A Parent's Guide to the First Signs and Next Steps

"Shirley Cohen's updated edition of Targeting Autism is essential reading, whether you're a parent, an educator, or a professional living with or supporting someone on the autism spectrum. Here you'll find precious insights into yourself, your work, your clients, and your loved ones. Dr. Cohen is masterful at unpacking the complexity of perspectives that constitute what we call the 'autism community.' She is a bridge builder par excellence!"—Valerie Paradiz, author of Elijah's Cup

Praise for the previous editions:

"This book contains a balanced discussion of the many different types of educational programs. It will help parents and professionals make wise choices. It needs to be in every library."—Temple Grandin, author of Thinking in Pictures and Other Reports from My Life with Autism

"Every developmental pediatrician, pediatric neurologist, and child psychiatrist in the country should be handing out copies of Targeting Autism along with the diagnosis. It is a marvel.
In just 186 warm and engaging pages Cohen asks and answers the questions all of us face when we make potentially life-altering decisions concerning our chil-dren's treatment and education.... This book is a gift."—Catherine Johnson, Narrative: Newsletter of the National Alliance for Autism Research