ASD : The Complete Autism Spectrum Disorder Health & Diet Guide : Includes 175 Gluten-free & Casein-free Recipes Paperback / softback
In May 2013, the American Psychiatric Association provided new diagnostic criteria for autism: autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
The term incorporates diagnoses previously described as separate: autistic disorder, Asperger's Disorder, childhood disintegrative disorder, and pervasive developmental disorders not otherwise specified.
This comprehensive book on ASD will be a valuable resource for parents, caregivers and health professionals as well, with its combination of years of practical experience and a range of skills and knowledge from its outstanding author team.
This multidisciplinary health care team has a keen understanding of the goals and expectations of both the patient and families.
Part 1 - Possible causes: What does the new definition mean to my child?
Autism and genetics; Diagnosis; Signs & symptoms of autism; Myths. Part 2 - New diagnosis management & ongoing management of ASD: Typical doctor/nurse visits w/Q & A; Management and treatment help through medical, alternative, psychological and behavioural therapies. Part 3 - Recent research shows that a gluten-free/casein free diet is effective in reducing ASD symptoms for those people with ASDs who show GI symptoms, confirmed food allergies and suspected food sensitivities. 175 recipes and gluten-free/casein-free meal plans help to build a nutritious, varied and tasty diet that may improve gastrointestinal and ASD symptoms for some children.
This author team has provided a comprehensive and current resource book on ASD for anyone affected by this disease.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 288 pages
- Publisher: Robert Rose Inc
- Publication Date: 01/06/2014
- Category: Coping with illness
- ISBN: 9780778804734