Assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorder, Second Edition, Hardback Book

Assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorder, Second Edition Hardback

Edited by Sam Goldstein, Sally Ozonoff

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This authoritative resource, now thoroughly revised for DSM-5, has set the standard for the comprehensive assessment of autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Leading experts demonstrate how to craft a scientifically grounded profile of each child's strengths and difficulties, make a formal diagnosis, and use assessment data to guide individualized intervention in clinical and school settings.

Chapters review state-of-the-art instruments and approaches for evaluating specific areas of impairment in ASD and co-occurring emotional and behavioral disorders.

Considerations in working with children of different ages are highlighted.

With a primary focus on children, several chapters also address assessment of adolescents and adults. New to This Edition*Chapter on key implications of DSM-5 diagnostic criteria, plus related updates throughout the volume. *Chapter on advances in early identification (ages 0-3). *Chapter with in-depth case examples illustrating the evaluation decision-making process and common diagnostic challenges. *Chapters on pseudoscience (including strategies for advising parents) and future directions in the field. *Current assessment data, numerous new and revised measures, and cutting-edge screening approaches.

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