Asperger, Autism & Non-Verbal Learning Disorders – Screening, Assessing and Diagnosing

Asperger, Autism & Non-Verbal Learning Disorders: Screening, Assessing and Diagnosing

Screening Book | Companion Screening CD-ROM

Divided into 25 practical chapters, this book is designed as a practical, comprehensive guide for the early identification–and formal screening, assessment, and diagnosis–of Asperger’s Syndrome (AS), High-Functioning Autism (HFA), and NonVerbal Learning Disabilities/Disorder (NLD).Written in a reader-friendly, accessible style, the book contains sections designed for:

  • Mental Health Professionals (Psychologists, Social Workers, Counselors)
  • Speech Language Pathologists
  • Occupational and Physical Therapists
  • Parents & Caregivers
  • Teachers and Education Administrators
  • Nurses, Physicians, and other medical personnel

Highlights include:

  • Dozens of user-friendly checklists to help to identify—and differentiate between—AS, HFA, NLD, and their primary secondary conditions
  • Tables and Charts to assist in assessing and diagnosing AS, HFA and NLD
  • Hundreds of Research Gems containing excerpts from research findings
  • Reviews and descriptions of nearly 100 formal screening and assessment tools
  • Short-Form Scales recommended for testing AS, HFA and NLD populations

Aside from chapters dedicated to the screening, assessment, and diagnosis of AS, HFA and NLD, the book contains sections aimed at the screening and assessment of:

  • Sensory Challenges
  • Secondary conditions
  • Learning Styles
  • Developmental Markers
  • Social and Communication Skills
  • Academic Testing
  • Intelligence
  • Nonverbal Skills
  • Executive Functions
  • Self-Esteem
  • Speech and Language
  • Motor and Visual Skills
  • Red Flags (early warning signs)
  • Theory of Mind
  • Abstract Reasoning
  • Personality Characteristics
  • Adaptive Behaviors
  • Problem-Solving Abilities
  • Empathy
  • Memory
  • Reading Faces/Emotions
  • Central Coherence
  • Repetitive and Stereoptypic Behaviors Special Interests

38.50 (Includes shipping)


CD-ROM Version – 2011
$10 + $2.50 shipping

The AS, autism & NvLD: Screening, Assessing & Diagnosing CD-ROM version contains printer-friendly versions of all of the checklists, flow-charts, diagrams, tables, graphs, and schemas included in the 2010 and 2008 textbook editions of this same title in multiple formats.

The documents in this CD-ROM are meant as a complement to the text book and is meant to be sold as a companion to the text.

$51.00 includes shipping for Book + CD-ROM package