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Autism Spectrum Disorders

From Genes to Environment

Edited by Tim Williams

University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

Autism spectrum disorders are a major topic for research. The causes are now thought to be largely genetic although the genes involved are only slowly being traced. The effects of ASD are often devastating and families and schools have to adapt to provide the best for people with ASD to attain their potential. This book describes some of the interventions and modifications that can benefit people with ASD.

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Autism Spectrum DisordersFrom Genes to EnvironmentEdited by Tim Williams

Published: September 6th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/747

ISBN: 978-953-307-558-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6469-2

Copyright year: 2011

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100929 Total Chapter Downloads

18 Crossref Citations

52 Web of Science Citations

57 Dimensions Citations


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1. ENGRAILED 2 (EN2) Genetic and Functional Analysis

By Jiyeon Choi, Silky Kamdar, Taslima Rahman, Paul G Matteson and James H Millonig


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2. Antipsychotics in the Treatment of Autism

By Carmem Gottfried and Rudimar Riesgo


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3. Complementary Medicine Products Used in Autism - Evidence for Rationale

By Susan Semple, Cassie Hewton, Fiona Paterson and Manya Angley


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4. Complementary Medicine Products Used in Autism - Evidence for Efficacy and Safety

By Susan Semple, Cassie Hewton, Fiona Paterson and Manya Angley


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5. Neurofeedback Treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorders – Scientific Foundations and Clinical Practice

By Mirjam E.J. Kouijzer, Hein T. van Schie, Berrie J.L. Gerrits, and Jan M.H. de Moor


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6. Dietary Interventions in Autism

By Yasmin Neggers


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7. Intervention Models in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

By Gonzalo Ros Cervera, María Gracia Millá Romero, Luis Abad Mas and Fernando Mulas Delgado


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8. Philosophy of Caring in the Psychotherapy with Children and Adolescents Diagnosed with ASD

By Anna Bieniarz


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9. TEACCH Intervention for Autism

By Rubina Lal and Anagha Shahane


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10. Applied Behavior Analysis: Teaching Procedures and Staff Training for Children with Autism

By Carolyn S. Ryan


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11. Creating Inclusive Environments for Children with Autism

By Dagmara Woronko and Isabel Killoran


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12. Creating a Mediating Literacy Environment for Children with Autism - Ecological Model

By Shunit Reiter, Iris Manor-Binyamini, Shula Friedrich-Shilon, Levi Sharon and Milana Israeli


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13. Self-Regulation, Dysregulation, Emotion Regulation and Their Impact on Cognitive and Socio-Emotional Abilities in Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders

By Nader-Grosbois Nathalie


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14. Imitation Therapy for Young Children with Autism

By Tiffany Field, Jacqueline Nadel and Shauna Ezell


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15. Interactive Technology: Teaching People with Autism to Recognize Facial Emotions

By José C. Miranda, Tiago Fernandes, A. Augusto Sousa and Verónica C. Orvalho


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16. Promoting Peer Interaction

By Barbro Bruce and Kristina Hansson


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17. Augmentative and Alternative Communication Intervention for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

By Gunilla Thunberg


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18. Mobile Communication and Learning Applications for Autistic People

By Rodríguez-Fórtiz M.J, Fernández-López A and Rodríguez M.L


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19. Autism and the Built Environment

By Pilar Arnaiz Sánchez, Francisco Segado Vázquez and Laureano Albaladejo Serrano


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20. Quality of Life and Physical Well-Being in People with ASDs

By Carmen Nieto and Rosa Ventoso


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