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Autism and Joint Attention : Development, Neuroscience, and Clinical Fundamentals (Hardcover) (Peter C.
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"Subject Areas/Keywords: ASD, assessments, autism spectrum disorders, cognitive development, developmental disabilities, diagnosis, early childhood, early identification, engagement, eye gaze, infants, interventions, joint attention, neurocognitive, neuroscience, social communication, social development, treatments DESCRIPTION From a preeminent researcher, this book looks at the key role of joint attention in both typical and atypical development. Peter C. Mundy shows that no other symptom dimension is more strongly linked to early identification and treatment of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). He synthesizes a wealth of knowledge on how joint attention develops, its neurocognitive underpinnings, and how it helps to explain the learning, language, and socialcognitive features of ASD across the lifespan. Clinical implications are explored, including reviews of cuttingedge diagnostic methods and targeted treatment approaches. "--
Number of Pages: 350
Genre: Psychology, Medical, Social Science
Sub-Genre: Social Work, Psychopathology / Autism, Psychiatry / Child + Adolescent
Publisher: Guilford Pubn
Author: Peter C. Mundy
Street Date: March 1, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-08-7207
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