Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders - Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders (Hardback)Fred R. Volkmar (editor)
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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
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.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Number of pages: 3429
Weight: 7860 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 183 mm
Edition: 1st ed. 2013. In 5 volumes, not available sep
From the reviews:
"This encyclopedia is the only reference of its type. ... this set offers something for everyone: summaries of state of the art and suggested research ideas for graduate students and professional researchers; descriptions of empirically tested methods for use by educators, case workers, and aides; and explanations for parents of common and not-so-common terms associated with their children on the spectrum. Summing Up: Highly recommended. Upper-division undergraduates and above; general readers." (K. M. Dillon, Choice, Vol. 50 (11), August, 2013)
"This encyclopedia provides a comprehensive and current guide to the vast subjects of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and pervasive developmental disorders (PDDs) and is aimed at researchers, practitioners and professionals in the field. ... This exponential rise in both the interest and amount of research in this field makes this encyclopedia a very timely and valuable resource. ... The electronic version allows researchers across the world 24/7 access to a very useful tool in this fast information age." (Penny Dade, Reference Reviews, Vol. 27 (6), 2013)
"Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders ... serves as a vast summation of recent research, findings, and developments in the area of autism and has potential for being a widely used resource among researchers, parents, and practitioners. ... a resource that will be valued for decades to come. ... an extremely valuable contribution to the field of autism, lending a wealth of information to the field and packaging it such that any person interested in a specific topic can quickly access pertinent and trustworthy information." (Glen Dunlap and Ashley Greenwald, PsycCRITIQUES, Vol. 58 (40), 2013)
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