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Assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorder 2/e

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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.
1. Historical Perspective and Overview, Sam Goldstein 2. Psychometric Issues and Current Scales for Assessing Autism Spectrum Disorder, Jack A. Naglieri, Kimberly M. Chambers, Keith D. McGoldrick, & Sam Goldstein 3. DSM-5 Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder, Cynthia Martin, Lauren Pepa, & Catherine Lord 4. Assessment and Diagnosis of Infants and Toddlers with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Kelly K. Powell, Perrine Heymann, Katherine D. Tsatsanis, & Katarzyna Chawarska 5. Age-Related Issues in the Assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorder, Susan H. Hedges, Victoria Shea, & Gary B. Mesibov 6. Assessment of Social Behavior in Autism Spectrum Disorder, Ifat Gamliel & Nurit Yirmiya 7. Assessing Speech, Language, and Communication in Autism Spectrum Disorder, Rhea Paul & Kaitlyn P. Wilson 8. Assessment of Intellectual Functioning in Autism Spectrum Disorder, Laura Grofer Klinger, Joanna L. Mussey, & Sarah O'Kelley 9. Clinical Assessment of Neuropsychological Functioning in Autism Spectrum Disorder, Blythe A. Corbett & Yasmeen S. Iqbal 10. Assessment of Comorbid Psychiatric Conditions in Autism Spectrum Disorder, Lesley Deprey & Sally Ozonoff 11. Assessment of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Schools, Sandra L. Harris, Carolyn Thorwarth Bruey, & Mark Palmieri 12. From Assessment to Intervention, Kerry Hogan & Lee M. Marcus 13. Understanding the Comprehensive Assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorder through Case Studies, Tristyn Teel Wilkerson 14. Distinguishing Science and Pseudoscience in the Assessment and Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder, Mary E. McDonald & Florence D. DiGennaro Reed 15. Future Directions in the Assessment and Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder, Isaac C. Smith, Cara E. Pugliese, Blythe A. Corbett, & Susan W. White Index
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