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By Fred R. Volkmar

This significant reference paintings breaks new flooring as an digital source for college kids, educators, researchers, and execs. complete in breath and textbook extensive, the Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum problems serves as a reference repository of information within the box in addition to an often up-to-date conduit of recent wisdom lengthy ahead of such details trickles down from learn to straightforward textbooks. The Encyclopedia contains five volumes and nearly 1,500 entries divided by way of the main conceptual components of ASD and PDDs, together with:

- study traits and findings
- Behavior/speech
- Communication
- Treatments
- Education

Taking good thing about the suggestions provided by way of the digital medium, the Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders bargains an intensive cross-referencing method facilitating seek and retrieval of information.

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Essentially, Section 504 provides access to an education (“to and through the schoolhouse door,” Wright & Wright, 2008); however, Section 504 includes no guarantee that the individual will receive educational benefit, as specified in IDEA. S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 2010). An evaluation must occur if a parent or teacher has referred a student, if a student has a medical diagnosis, or if a student has missed an excessive number of school days due to illness. Schools must use an evaluation procedure to determine whether a student’s disability (or perceived disability) limits his or her ability to perform a major life activity, but there is no standardized protocol for how this evaluation should take place.

The region contains 28 genes and is flanked by segmental duplications (stretches of near-identical DNA). These are known to increase the likelihood of a process known as nonhomologous allelic recombination, which can lead to gains or losses of the chromosomal segment flanked by these repeats. , 2008). These findings have since been replicated multiple times. 1% of the population. gov/ books/NBK11167/). CNVs involving this interval are among the most well-established risk factors for ASD. 2 CNVs) nor sufficient (ASD is not always present with the CNV) to cause ASD.

Enjey Lin Departments of Education and Psychiatry, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA Karen M. Lionello-Denolf Shriver Center, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Shrewsbury, MA, USA Andrew Lolli Quinnipiac University School of Law, Hamden, CT, USA Michael Lombardo Autism Research Centre, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK Steven Long Speech Pathology & Audiology, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, USA James W. Loomis Center for Children with Special Needs, Glastonbury, CT, USA Catherine Lord Center for Autism and the Developing Brain, New YorkPresbyterian Hospital/Westchester Division, White Plains, NY, USA Erin Loring Yale Department of Genetics, New Haven, CT, USA Susan Luger Susan Luger Associates, New York, NY, USA James Luiselli May Institute, Randolph, MA, USA Joyce Lum UNC TEACCH Autism Program-Charlotte, Charlotte, NC, USA Stanley E.

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