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Title The development of autism : perspectives from theory and research / edited by Jacob A. Burack [and others].
Imprint Mahwah, N.J. ; London : L. Erlbaum, 2001.

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Subject Autism -- Congresses.
Autism -- Etiology -- Congresses.
Alt Name Burack, Jacob A.
European Congress of Psychology (5th : 1997 : Dublin, Ireland)
Description 1 online resource (xvii, 374 pages) : illustrations
Note "This volume is the product of a symposium on the development of autism that was presented at the Fifth European Congress Of Psychology in Dublin, Ireland, in August 1997."
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Part I. Introduction : Developmental, Neurobiological, Genetic, and Family Considerations -- Development and Autism : Messages From Developmental Psychopathology / Jacob A. Burack [and others] -- Toward an Ecological Theory of Autism / Katherine A. Loveland -- A Developmental Perspective on Early Autism : Affective, Behavioral, and Cognitive Factors / Philip R. Zelazo -- The Functioning and Well-Being of Siblings of Children With Autism : Behavioral-Genetic and Familial Contributions / Nirit Bauminger, Nurit Yirmiya -- Neurobiology and Genetics of Autism : A Developmental Perspective / Kathleen Koenig, Katherine D. Tsatsanis, Fred R. Volkmar -- Part II. Attention and Perception -- The Development of Attention and Joint Attention in Children With Autism / Sue Leekam, Chris Moore -- Enhanced Perceptual Functioning in the Development of Autism / Laurent Mottron, Jacob A. Burack -- Reduced Generalization in Autism : An Alternative to Weak Central Coherence / Kate C. Plaisted -- Part III. Cognition, Theory of Mind, and Executive Functioning -- A Reexamination of the Theory of Mind Hypothesis of Autism / Helen Tager-Flusberg -- A Cognitive Complexity and Control Framework for the Study of Autism / Philip David Zelazo [and others] -- Autism : Specific Cognitive Deficit or Emergent End Point of Multiple Interacting Systems? / Dermot M. Bowler -- Social and Nonsocial Development in Autism : Where Are the Links? / Francesca Happe -- Executive Dysfunction in Autism : Its Nature and Implications for the Everyday Problems Experienced by Individuals With Autism / Claire Hughes -- Part IV. Social and Adaptive Behaviors -- Communicative Intentions and Symbols in Autism : Examining a Case of Altered Development / Lisa L. Travis, Marian Sigman -- Social Emotions and Social Relationships : Can Children With Autism Compensate? / Connie Kasari, Brandt Chamberlain, Nirit Bauminger -- Repetitive Behaviors and Social-Communicative Impairments in Autism : Implications for Developmental Theory and Diagnosis / Tony Charman, John Swettenham.
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Summary Dedicated to the memory and work of Lisa Capps, this volume is a forum for scholars and practitioners interested in the typical and atypical development of persons with autism. Each chapter is focused on theoretical considerations and the empirical eviden.
ISBN 0585384932 (electronic bk.)
9780585384931 (electronic bk.)
141060019X (electronic bk.)
9781410600196 (electronic bk.)
0805832459 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9781135669089 (e-book ; PDF)
1135669082 (e-book ; PDF)
9781135669034 (e-book ; Mobi)
1135669031 (e-book ; Mobi)
9781135669072 (e-book ; ePub)
1135669074 (e-book ; ePub)
9780805832457 (hardback)
0805832459 (hardback)
9781138866614 (paperback)
OCLC # 49415057
Additional Format Print version: Development of autism. Mahwah, N.J. ; London : L. Erlbaum, 2001 0805832459 (DLC) 00062298

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