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Evidence-Based Practices and Treatments for Children with Autism

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2012 - Winter


edited by Brian Reichow, Ph.D., associate research scientist in the Child Study Center; Domenic V. Cicchetti, Ph.D., senior research scientist in the Child Study Center; Fred R. Volkmar, M.D., Irving B. Harris Professor of Child Psychiatry and director of the Child Study Center; and Peter Doehring, Ph.D. (Springer) This book offers perspectives on topics related to autism ranging from the historical underpinnings of autism treatment to the use of psychopharmacology and the implementation of evidence-based practices. In addition, the book presents a methodology for evaluation designed to reduce the risks and inconsistencies associated with variations among definitions of autism terminology.