Medical Science - Psychiatry
Autism spectrum disorders cover a collection of conditions which fall under the umbrella of neurodevelopmental disorders. People who suffer from these disorders exhibit difficulty in communicating socially. Other symptoms are unusual reactions to external stimuli and difficulty in moving from one task to another. There are other disorders which can exist along with autism are epilepsy, intellectual disabilities and learning disabilities. The strategies for the management of autism spectrum disorders focus on reducing the connected deficits and family distress. Major goals of these strategies are to increase the quality of life as well as the functional independence. This book unravels the recent studies in the field of autism spectrum disorders. It outlines the characteristics and effective strategies for the management of these disorders in detail. The book is appropriate for students seeking detailed information in this area as well as for experts.