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Caring for Autism

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 224 Nombre de pages
Zusatztext Dr. Ellis writes from the compassionate heart of a parent yet teaches the many facets of autism on a professional level... Lire la suite
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Zusatztext Dr. Ellis writes from the compassionate heart of a parent yet teaches the many facets of autism on a professional level. An excellent reference for anyone interested in learning more about the complexity of this wide spectrum disability. Informationen zum Autor Dr. Michael Ellis was born and raised in Vero Beach, FL. He attended medical school at Nova Southeastern School of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his residency and fellowship at the Medical College of Georgia. He is a child and adolescent psychiatrist and expert in treating Autism Spectrum Disorder. He seeks to educate the parents of children with ASD to help both the parents and the children navigate the medical and lifestyle challenges this life-longjourney. He has a wife and 3 children and the oldest child, currently 11 years old, has autism spectrum disorder. Zusammenfassung When a professional states,"Your child has Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)", it is enough to make your whole world fall apart. What does it mean to be on the autism spectrum? How will this affect your child's life, your life, the life of your family, and others you interact with? What sorts of medications, therapies, and alternative methods are used to help manage the disorder? What are the financial and legal ramifications? How will this affect schooling, yourspiritual growth, and everyday life? These are just a few of the questions that will rapidly cross your mind.Caring for Autism: Practical Advice from a Parent and Physician delves into all these questions and more. As the father of a daughter with ASD and as a trained psychiatrist who specializes in ASD, Dr. Michael A. Ellis provides a holistic view of what comes after diagnosis. In user-friendly tones, he answers the most commonly asked questions about what it's actually like to live with ASD, what medications and therapies are available, and the global impact it has on the child's environment. Withthe help of his wife to provide a mother's perspective, Dr. Ellis shares personal stories of their 10-year journey in order to provide insight and support for anyone - patient, parent, caregiver - traversing the difficulties of autism. ...

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Dr. Michael Ellis was born and raised in Vero Beach, FL. He attended medical school at Nova Southeastern School of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his residency and fellowship at the Medical College of Georgia. He is a child and adolescent psychiatrist and expert in treating Autism Spectrum Disorder. He seeks to educate the parents of children with ASD to help both the parents and the children navigate the medical and lifestyle challenges this life-long journey. He has a wife and 3 children and the oldest child, currently 11 years old, has autism spectrum disorder.

Résumé
When a professional states,"Your child has Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)", it is enough to make your whole world fall apart. What does it mean to be on the autism spectrum? How will this affect your child's life, your life, the life of your family, and others you interact with? What sorts of medications, therapies, and alternative methods are used to help manage the disorder? What are the financial and legal ramifications? How will this affect schooling, your spiritual growth, and everyday life? These are just a few of the questions that will rapidly cross your mind. Caring for Autism: Practical Advice from a Parent and Physician delves into all these questions and more. As the father of a daughter with ASD and as a trained psychiatrist who specializes in ASD, Dr. Michael A. Ellis provides a holistic view of what comes after diagnosis. In user-friendly tones, he answers the most commonly asked questions about what it's actually like to live with ASD, what medications and therapies are available, and the global impact it has on the child's environment. With the help of his wife to provide a mother's perspective, Dr. Ellis shares personal stories of their 10-year journey in order to provide insight and support for anyone - patient, parent, caregiver - traversing the difficulties of autism.

Détails sur le produit

Titre: Caring for Autism
Sous-titre: Practical Advice from a Parent and Physician
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Code EAN: 9780190259358
ISBN: 978-0-19-025935-8
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Oxford University Press
Genre: Psychologie
nombre de pages: 224
Poids: g
Taille: H210mm x B140mm
Année: 2018