By: Marlene Targ Brill
Autism is a developmental disorder that affects a child's communication, behavior, and social skills. This new edition has been updated to reflect current trends and technologies used in diagnosing and treating autism. Parents will find balanced and up-to-date information on therapy, education, health care, and other areas. Books in Barron's easy-to-read series of Parenting Keys contain advice and information on a wide range of child-related subjects, written by experts in psychology, physical health, education, and social and personal development. Parenting Keys help parents raise healthy, happy, productive, and well-adjusted children in the demanding contemporary environment.