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ASD : The Complete Autism Spectrum Disorder Health & Diet Guide : Includes 175 Gluten-free & Casein-free Recipes, Paperback / softback Book

ASD : The Complete Autism Spectrum Disorder Health & Diet Guide : Includes 175 Gluten-free & Casein-free Recipes Paperback / softback

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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.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Robert Rose Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Coping with illness
  • ISBN: 9780778804734

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