Autism Spectrum Disorder

Marguerite Rodger (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427193889

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Description

Autism Spectrum Disorder is a term used to describe a group of developmental disorders that include autism, Asperger Syndrome, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, and others. Many people with these disorders struggle with social interaction and communication. This informative book provides insight into how people diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder experience the world around them and promotes understanding and acceptance. A chapter for friends and family discusses how to handle autism spectrum disorder and its effects on siblings and relatives.

Reading Level
Lexile
1100L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Z
ATOS
7.3
DRA
80
Categories
Genre
Health & Nutrition Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade
Subject
Other
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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