Understanding Controversial Therapies for Children with Autism, Attention Deficit Disorder, and Other Learning Disabilities

A Guide to Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Offering a balanced overview of complementary and alternative therapies, this book will be useful for parents of children with autism, ADD or other learning disabilities.

The book covers a wide variety of mind-body interventions and manipulative techniques, as well as energy therapies, biologically based methods, and alternative medical systems. For each approach, the author provides a detailed description of what the treatment involves, which professionals will be working with the child, and an explanation of the rationale behind the therapy. She also offers advice on who to approach for treatment, and includes a list of recommended resources and useful contacts for further information.

This book will be a valuable source of information for parents and professionals working with children who have disabilities that impact their learning or behavior.

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Press reviews for: Understanding Controversial Therapies for Children with Autism, Attention Deficit Disorder, and Other Learning Disabilities

Current Awareness Serivce, March 2008

An overview of complementary and alternative therapies.

GAP

This is a very helpful text for anyone working with or caring for someone with autism, Asperger syndrome,learning disabilities of ADHD who has an interest in alternative/complementary therapies.

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