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Syndromes & Conditions - Pervasive Developmental Disorder

BOOKS, VIDEOS & DVDS IN ACTIV LIBRARY - A SELECTION


Autism, Asperger syndrome and Pervasive Development Disorder : an altered perspective / Quinn, Barbara; Malone, Anthony. -- London: Jessica Kingsley, 2011. 207 p. ; 23 cm.

This book defines the commonalities and unique differences of children with these disorders,and looks at the evolving concept of the diagnosis. Written specifically for parents, it sets out what it means for a child to be diagnosed with ASD, PDD, autism, or Asperger syndrome, and offers parents directions on where to go from there. The authors describe the characteristics of each conditon, how a diagnosis is made,and what it means for an individual child. Associated conditions are discussed and various treatments, therapies, and educational approaches are reviewed.

SC/QUI [P14033]








Autism: information and resources for professionals and parents / Simpson, Richard L; Zionts, Paul. -- Austin, Texas: Pro-Ed, 1999. 211p.

This book was written for parents and professionals who experience the concern, frustration and uncertainty of working or living with a young person with autism or an autism-related disorder. Includes chapters on causes, identification and assessment, the major needs of children and youth with autism, treatment and intervention and language intervention. Also focuses on the parents and families of children and youth with autism and includes strategies for support and involvement.

SC/AUT SIM [P09629]








Autism - P.D.D: creative ideas during the school years / Adams, Janice I. -- Ontario: Adams Publications, 1995. 70p., ill.

Part one outlines teaching strategies which can be used with children who have autism or pervasive developmental disorder. Part two contains sample worksheets, checklists and sample plans to help teachers modify a curriculum for a child with a pervasive developmental disorder.

SC/AUT ADA [P08225]








Autism - P.D.D.: introductory strategies for parents and professionals / Adams, Janice I. -- Ontario: Adams Publications, 1995. [24p]

This booklet suggests strategies which can be used in the areas of communication, behaviour, living skills and socialization with children who have autism or pervasive development disorder.

SC/AUT ADA [P09878]








Autism -P.D.D.: more creative ideas from age eight to early adulthood / Adams, Janice I. -- Ontario: Adams Publications, 1997. 155p., ill.

Ideas and strategies for improving social skills, communication and behaviour in children and teenagers with autism or pervasive developmental disorders are presented. Examples of specific strategies that can be used at home, with siblings, at school and in the wider community are given.

SC/ AUT ADA [P12154]








Clinical practice guideline: quick reference guide for parents and professionals. Autism / pervasive developmental disorders: assessment and intervention for young children (age 0-3 years) / NEW YORK. Department of Health. Early Intervention Program. -- New York: The Department, 1999. 95p

A summary version of the clinical practice guidelines which are intended to provide parents, professionals and others with recommendations of best practice for assessment and intervention for young children, aged 0 to 3 years with autism and pervasive developmental disorders. Also available on the Internet at http://www.health.state.ny.us/publications/4216.pdf.

SC/AUT CLI [P10002]








Clinical practice guideline: report of the guideline recommendations. Autism / Pervasive Developmental Disorders: assessment and intervention for young children (age 0-3 years) / NEW YORK. Department of Health. Early Intervention Program. -- New York: The Department, 1999. 303p

A report version of the clinical practice guidelines which are intended to provide parents, professionals and others with recommendations of best practice for assessment and intervention for young children, aged 0 to 3 years with autism and pervasive developmental disorders. Also available on the Internet at http://www.health.state.ny.us/community/infants_children/early_intervention/autism/index.htm.

SC/AUT CLI [P10001]








Clinical practice guideline: the guideline technical report. Autism / pervasive developmental disorders: assessment and intervention for young children (age 0-3 years) / NEW YORK. Department of Health. Early Intervention Program. -- New York: The Department, 1999. 1 vol. (var. pagings)

Clinical practice guidelines which are intended to provide parents, professionals and others with recommendations of best practice for assessment and intervention for young children, aged 0 to 3 years with autism and pervasive developmental disorders.

SC/AUT CLI [P10003]








Exploring the spectrum of autism and pervasive developmental disorders / Murray-Slutsky, Carolyn; Paris, Betty. -- [San Antonio, Tex.]: Therapy Skill Builders, 2000. 413p., ill.

The book provides a holistic view of autistic spectrum disorders and the children who experience these disorders by examining the interrelationship between their behaviours, mannerisms, sensory processing, motor control, speech and language and functional skills. The authors identify common problems encountered and discuss intervention strategies for occupational, physical and speech therapists. Each chapter offers treatment ideas, games and activities and provides explanations for using therapy equipment. Photographs, case studies, checklists and flow charts are provided.

SC/AUT MUR [P10194]








Finding out about Asperger syndrome, high functioning autism and PDD / Gerland, Gunilla. -- London: Jessica Kingsley, 2000. 46p.

This book was written by a person with Asperger syndrome. It's main aim is to give basic information about the syndrome to children and teenagers who have Asperger syndrome. It's a good introduction to the syndrome, describing difficulties, sensory processing and why people get it.

SC/ASP GER [P09648]








Pervasive developmental disorder: an altered perspective / Quinn, Barbara; Malone, Anthony. -- London: Jessica Kingsley, 2000. 157p

Pervasive developmental disorder is the umbrella term for the autistic spectrum disorders : autism, Asperger syndrome and a subgroup called PDD - NOS (pervasive developmental disorder - not otherwise specified) which do not meet the diagnostic criteria for either. The authors describe the symptoms of PDD, what a diagnosis means and the diagnostic procedures involved. They also review associated disorders such as OCD and discuss the different treatments and therapies available.

SC/PER QUI [P09647]








Pervasive developmental disorders: finding a diagnosis and getting help / Waltz, Mitzi. -- Sebastopol, Ca: O'Reilly, 1999. 566p

Pervasive developmental disorders (PDDs) include autism and a range of other neurological disorders. Writing for parents, adults with PDD and professionals, the author covers topics such as getting a diagnosis, preparing for a diagnostic interview (with descriptions of all diagnostic tests), the treatment options: medication, supplements, sensory integration, therapy, behaviour modification and coping with diagnosis and treatment. Several appendices provide extensive resource lists including books, internet sites, organisations, research centres, medications and diagnostic tools.

SC/PER WAL [P10073]








Teach me language: a language manual for children with autism, Asperger's syndrome and related developmental disorders / Freeman, Sabrina; Dake, Lorelei. -- Langley, BC: SKF Books, 1997. 403p., ill.

This comprehensive book provide specific language activities designed for children with autism, Asperger syndrome or pervasive developmental disorders and who have delayed language.

CC 616.8552 FRE [P08874]








Understanding pathological demand avoidance syndrome in children : a guide for parents, teachers and other professionals / Christie, Phil; Duncan, Margaret; Fidler, Ruth; Healy, Zara. -- London: Jessica Kingsley, 2012. 207 p. ; 25 cm.

Pathological Demand Avoidance syndrome (PDA), as a sub-group on the autism spectrum, is now recognised. Previous descriptions had included 'atypical autism' and PDD-NOS. This book answers the immediate questions triggered when a child is first diagnosed and uses case examples throughout to illustrate the impact of the condition on different area's of the child's life. It gives guidance and support, earlyintervention options, workable strategies for managing PDA, considers issues arising during adolescence and transition to adulthood. Helpful for parents and professionals identify, understand and support this very complex group.

SC/PER CHR [P14357]








What I wish I knew about raising a child with autism : a mom and a psychologist offer heartfelt guidance for the first five years / Sheahan, Bobbi; DeOrnellas, Kathy. -- Arlington, Tex.: Future Horizons, Inc. 2011. xii, 236 p. ; 23 cm.

In this book the authors offer themselves as scouts in the field with valuable information to share. It is a beginner's guide for parents who want to know about autism and may be good for those who are considering that their child may be autistic or have a new diagnosis. Parent to parent advise is supplemented By Dr DeOrnellas's additional information based on her professional experience and research. They tackle such issues as picky eating, potty training, discipline, sibling rivalry, bedtime battles, speech delays, early intervention and much more.

SC/AUT SHE [P14536]








You don't know what it's like: finding ways of building relationships with people with severe learning disabilities, autistic spectrum disorder and other impairments / Caldwell, Phoebe; Hoghton, Matt. -- Brighton: Pavilion, 2000. 117p

The book focuses on innovative ways of making contact with individuals with autistic spectrum disorder and intellectual disability. The author looks at ways of closing the gulf between carers and people who are difficult to reach. Also on the same topic and by the same author 'Getting in touch' P05990 and Person to person' P09137.

SC/AUT CAL [P10199]