Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders

2013 Edition
| Editors: Fred R. Volkmar

Introduction

[Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders]

This major reference work breaks new ground as an electronic resource for students, educators, researchers, and professionals. Comprehensive in breath and textbook in depth, the Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders serves as a reference repository of knowledge in the field as well as a regularly updated conduit of new knowledge long before such information trickles down from research to standard textbooks. The Encyclopedia consists of 5 volumes and approximately 1,500 entries divided by the major conceptual areas of ASD and PDDs, including:

- Research trends and findings
- Behavior/speech
- Communication
- Treatments
- Education

Taking advantage of the techniques offered by the electronic medium, the Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders offers an extensive cross-referencing system facilitating search and retrieval of information.

Editors and affiliations

  • Fred R. Volkmar
    • 1
  1. 1.Irving B. Harris Professor of Child Psychiatry, Pediatrics and Psychology Yale University School of MedicineChief, Child Psychiatry Children's Hospital at Yale-New Haven Child Study CenterNew HavenUSA

Bibliographic information

  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4419-1697-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4419-1698-3
  • eBook Packages Behavioral Science
  • Number Of Entries 2769
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