An introduction to children with autism.
Offers an informative overview of the autism spectrum. The book focuses on symptoms of autism and related disorders and characteristics of autism, including language, cognitive, behavioral, movement, affect/mood, temperament, sleeping and eating, and sensory characteristics. In addition, two case histories and evaluations are shared: one of a low-functioning child with autism and one of a high-functioning child with autism. Web resources and suggested readings are provided.