Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders / edited by Fred R. Volkmar.

2nd ed. 2021.
Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2021.
1 online resource (5,329 pages) : illustrations.


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The Second Edition of this major reference work expands its coverage and continues to break new ground as an electronic resource for students, educators, researchers, and professionals. Comprehensive in breath and textbook in depth, the Second Edition of the Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders serves as a reference repository of knowledge in the field as well as a regularly updated conduit of new knowledge long before such information trickles down from research to standard textbooks. The Second Edition of the Encyclopedia digests and presents new and updated information for readers who need to stay current with the latest research and clinical practices, including advances in neurobiology and genetics, diagnostic instruments and assessment tests, pharmaceutical treatments, and behavioral, speech and language, and other rehabilitative therapies. The Second Edition of the Encyclopedia covers topics across the following major conceptual areas of ASD and PDDs, including: Research trends and findings Behavior/speech Communication Treatments Education Taking advantage of the techniques offered by the electronic medium, the Second Edition of the Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders offers an extensive cross-referencing system facilitating search and retrieval of information. This unique, comprehensive Second Edition of the Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders is an essential reference for advanced undergraduate and graduate students as well as researchers, professors, clinicians, and other practitioners across such related disciplines as developmental psychology, child and adolescent psychiatry, social work, child and school psychology, behavioral therapy, and sociology of education.
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  • Intro
  • Preface to Second Edition
  • Preface to First Edition
  • About the Editor
  • List of Field Editors
  • Associate Editor
  • Contributors
  • A
  • μ
  • μ Rhythm
  • 1-[1-[4,4-Bis(p-fluorophenyl)butyl]-4-piperidyl]-2-benzimidazolinone
  • 15q13.3 Microdeletion Syndrome
  • Synonyms
  • Definition
  • See Also
  • References and Reading
  • 16p11.2
  • 3-(2-Chloro-10 H-phenothiazin-10-yl)-N,N-dimethylpropan-1-amine Hydrochloride
  • 3-Chloro-5-[3-(dimethylamino)propyl]-10,11-dihydro-5H-dibenz[b,f]azepine Monohydrochloride
  • 3-Day Measles
  • 504 Plan
  • Historical Background
  • Current Knowledge
  • Qualification Under Section 504
  • Application of Section 504 in Education (From Preschool Through Postsecondary)
  • Eligibility Determination
  • Application in Postsecondary Education
  • Application in Employment Settings
  • Future Directions
  • Increased Prevalence
  • Technology
  • Social Skills Instruction
  • 5-HT
  • 5-Hydroxytryptamine
  • 7-[4-[4-(2,3-Dichlorophenyl)-1-piperazinyl]butoxy]-3,4-dihydro-2(1H)-quinolinone
  • 7-Dehydrocholesterol Reductase Deficiency
  • 7q11.23 Duplications
  • 8-Chloro-1-methyl-6-phenyl-4H-s-triazolo [4,3-α] [1,4] Benzodiazepine
  • AACAP Practice Parameters
  • Aarskog Syndrome
  • Aarskog-Scott Syndrome
  • ABA
  • ABAS, Second Edition
  • ABC
  • ABC-C
  • ABC-R
  • Aberrant Behavior Checklist
  • Description
  • Psychometric Data
  • Clinical Uses
  • Aberrant Behavior Checklist - Community
  • Aberrant Behavior Checklist - Residential.
  • ABI, Autism Behavior Inventory
  • Abilify
  • ABI-S, Autism Behavior Inventory-Short Form
  • ABLLS: Assessment of Basic Language and Learning Skills
  • Abnormal Involuntary Movement Scale
  • Abnormality
  • Abolishing Operations
  • The Role of AOs in Behavior Assessment
  • Reducing Challenging Behavior with AO-Based Interventions
  • Absence Seizures, Second Edition
  • Short Description or Definition
  • Categorization
  • Epidemiology
  • Natural History, Prognostic Factors, and Outcomes
  • Clinical Expression and Pathophysiology
  • Evaluation and Differential Diagnosis
  • Treatment
  • Academic Disability
  • Academic Skills
  • Academic Subjects in Relation to Autism
  • Academic Supports
  • The Cognitive Profile of Many Individuals with ASD
  • The State of the Use of Academic Supports
  • Description of Commonly Used Academic Supports with Students with ASD
  • Academic Testing
  • Acallosal Syndrome
  • ACC
  • Accommodations
  • Accommodations in Testing
  • Accuracy of the ADOS-2 in Identifying Autism Among Adults with Complex Psychiatric Conditions, The
  • Accuracy of Treatment Implementation
  • Acetylcholine: Definition
  • Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitors
  • ACh
  • AChE-Inhibitors
  • Achievement Testing
  • Future Directions.
  • Achieving a Better Life Experience Savings Account (ABLE Savings Account, ABLE Account, 529A Savings Plan, and 529A Account)
  • History of ABLE Accounts
  • Principles of an ABLE Account
  • Qualified Disability Expenses for an ABLE Account
  • Possible Challenges with an ABLE Account
  • Helpful Resources for State-by-State Comparisons of ABLE Programs
  • Key Considerations When Selecting an ABLE Account Program
  • Hiring Legal and/or Financial Professionals as a Recommended Best Practice
  • Achieving Academic Independence in Middle School-Outpatient (AIMS-O)
  • Acquired Autism
  • Acquired Dysgraphia
  • Action Level Imitation
  • Action on Objects
  • Action Prediction in Autism
  • Active-But-Odd Group
  • Active but Odd
  • Activities of Daily Living
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
  • Activity Schedules
  • Activity-Based Instruction
  • Rationale or Underlying Theory
  • Goals and Objectives
  • Treatment Participants
  • Treatment Procedures
  • Efficacy Information
  • Outcome Measurement
  • Qualifications of Treatment Providers
  • Acuity
  • Adapin
  • Adaptive Behavior
  • References and Reading.
  • Adaptive Behavior Assessment System, Second Edition
  • Adaptive Behavior Predicting Postschool Outcomes
  • Postschool Outcomes
  • Transition to Adulthood for Youth with ASD
  • Adaptive Behavior Profiles in ASD
  • Adaptive Behavior Scales
  • Adaptive Skills
  • ADD
  • Adderall
  • Adding
  • Addison-Schilder Disease
  • ADHD
  • ADHD Rating Scale
  • ADHD=Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Adipocytokine
  • ADI-R
  • Adjustment
  • Admission, Review, and Dismissal Committee (ARD Committee)
  • Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Spontaneously Attending to Real-World Scenes: Use of a Change Blindness Paradi...
  • ADOS
  • ADOS-T
  • Adrenaline
  • Adrenoleukodystrophy
  • Adult Follow-Up Studies
  • Natural Course
  • Mortality
  • Selected Longitudinal Outcome Studies
  • Cognitive Function
  • Associated Co-Occurring Conditions
  • Social Relationships
  • Education and Employment
  • Forensic Problems
  • Adult Repetitive Behaviors Questionnaire-2-Revised (RBQ-2A-R)
  • Adult/Adolescent Sensory Profile (AASP)
  • Adult-/Clinician-/Teacher-Directed Approaches.
  • Adulthood, Transition to
  • Advocacy
  • Affective Development
  • Affective Development in the Early Years
  • Affective Development in Childhood
  • Affective Development in Adolescence and Adulthood
  • Affective Disorders (Includes Mood and Anxiety Disorders)
  • Affective Regulation
  • Affixes
  • Affliction
  • Afghanistan and Autism
  • Abstract
  • Legal Issues, Mandates for Service
  • Overview of Current Treatments and Centers
  • Overview of Research Directions
  • Overview of Training
  • Social Policy and Current Controversies
  • Conclusion
  • AFLS
  • Age Appropriate
  • Age Equivalents
  • Age of Onset
  • Age of Recognition
  • Age Period Cohort Analysis
  • Relevance to Autism
  • Agenesis of Corpus Callosum
  • Ages and Stages Learning Activities
  • Ages and Stages Questionnaire, Second Edition
  • Agnosia
  • Definition.
  • 1-80316-128-0
  • 3-319-91280-1
  • 9783319912806 ((ebook))
  • 10.1007/978-3-319-91280-6
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