ASD The Complete Autism Spectrum Disorder Health and Diet Guide
Includes 175 Gluten-Free and Casein-Free Recipes
In May 2013, the American Psychiatric Association provided new diagnostic criteria for autism: autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The term incorporates diagnoses previously described as separate: autistic disorder, Asperger’s Disorder, childhood disintegrative disorder, and pervasive developmental disorders not otherwise specified. This comprehensive book on ASD will be a valuable resource for parents, caregivers and health professionals as well. The multidisciplinary health-care team, with its years of practical experience and a range of skills and knowledge, has a keen understanding of the goals and expectations of both the patient and families.
Part 1 Possible causes What does the new definition mean to my child Autism and genetics diagnosis Signs and symptoms of autism Myths Part 2 New diagnosis management and ongoing management of ASD Typical doctor/nurse visits with Q and A Management and treatment help through medical, alternative, psychological and behavioral therapies Part 3 Recent research shows that a gluten-free/casein-free diet is effective in reducing ASD symptoms for those people with ASDs who show GI symptoms, confirmed food allergies and suspected food sensitivities.
The 175 recipes and gluten-free/cassein-free meal plans help to build a nutritious, varied and tasty diet that may improve gastrointestinal and ASD symptoms for some children. This author team has provided a comprehensive and current resource book on ASD for anyone affected by this disease.
Price (USD): $24.95
Price (CAD): $24.95
Format: Trade Paperback
Number of Pages: 408
Published Date: 4/17/2014