When Down Syndrome And Autism Intersect

Author: Margaret Froehlke
Publisher:
ISBN: 1606131605
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While it's well known that the incidence of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) is skyrocketing in the general population, it's less well known that ASD is even more common in people with Down syndrome. When Down Syndrome and Autism Intersect is the first comprehensive guide to look at the dual diagnosis of Down Syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorder (DS-ASD). Written by parents and professionals, the book discusses best practices for screening, treatment, education, and caretaking. This one-stop resource is for families whose child is already diagnosed, as well as parents who suspect their child has co-existing ASD. Professionals, too, will find information on how to distinguish DS-ASD from a diagnosis of just Down syndrome for instance, what physical and medical issues belong to a Down syndrome-only diagnosis, and what mental and behavioral issues suggest that an ASD also exists. They will also find guidance to help them care for and provide services for children and adults with this dual diagnosis. The editors and chapter authors include seasoned parents, advocates, doctors, dentists, psychologists, behavior analysts, nurses, educators, and financial planners. They share their experiences and expertise on these topics: Diagnosis Emotional Adjustment & Getting Support Genetics Medical & Health Concerns What Autism Looks like in a Child with Down Syndrome When Autism is Suspected in Teens and Adults with DS Oral Health Behavioral Treatments for Sleep Problems Care Coordination Problem Behaviors Educational Programs Working with Minorities Life Planning Parents and professionals, who previously had to piece together information about DS-ASD from sources about each separate condition, can now rely on this groundbreaking book to understand and navigate the complexities and challenges of DS-ASD.

Lupus Q And A

Author: Robert G. Lahita
Publisher: Avery Publishing Group
ISBN: 1583335455
Size: 20.19 MB
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A compassionate guide on how to cope with lupus provides patients and their families with accessible information on the disease's symptoms, treatments, and psychological impact. Original. 10,000 first printing.

Demystifying Dissertation Writing

Author: Peg Boyle Single
Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC.
ISBN: 9781579223137
Size: 19.43 MB
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Research shows that five strategies correlate with the successful completion of a dissertation: establishing a consistent writing routine; working with a support group; consulting your advisor; understanding your committee's expectations; and setting a realistic and timely schedule Building on these insights, this book is for anyone who needs help in preparing for, organizing, planning, scheduling, and writing the longest sustained writing project they have encountered, particularly if he or she is not receiving sufficient guidance about the process, but also for anyone looking to boost his or her writing productivity. The author uncovers much tacit knowledge, provides advice on working with dissertation advisors and committee members, presents proven techniques for the prewriting and writing stages of the dissertation, sets out a system for keeping on schedule, and advocates enlisting peer support. This book presents a system of straightforward and proven techniques that are used by productive writers, and applies them to the dissertation process. In particular, it promotes the concept of writing networks - whether writing partners or groups - to ensure that writing does not become an isolated and tortured process, while not hiding the need for persistence and sustained effort. This book is intended for graduate students and their advisers in the social sciences, the humanities, and professional fields. It can further serve as a textbook for either informal writing groups led by students or for formal writing seminars offered by departments or graduate colleges. The techniques described will help new faculty advice their students more effectively and even achieve greater fluency in their own writing.

My Friend Isabelle

Author: Eliza Woloson
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ISBN: 189062750X
Size: 13.18 MB
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A young boy named Charlie describes the activities he shares with his friend Isabelle, a girl with Down Syndrome.

Captive Genders

Author: Nat Smith
Publisher: AK Press
ISBN: 9781849350716
Size: 13.50 MB
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This collection represents years of struggle in both transgender, gender variant, and queer liberation movements, and the movement against the prison industrial complex. The first of its kind, not simply a bridge, but a space for discourse about the linkages between these struggles. A vital look at how gender and sexuality are lived under the crushing weight of corporal captivity.

Why Stories Matter

Author: Clare Hemmings
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 9780822349167
Size: 11.52 MB
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A powerful critique of the stories that feminists tell about the past four decades of Western feminist theory.

The Psychology Of Ethnic Groups In The United States

Author: Pamela Balls Organista
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781412915403
Size: 16.31 MB
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This text allows students to explore fundamental issues and methods that distinguish the field of ethnic psychology within mainstream psychology. The authors focus on increasing readers' sensitivity, awareness, and knowledge regarding the role of ethnicity and culture in human behavior.