Here are the resources for parents with children who are might be/have been diagnosed with autism that I mentioned tonight on the podcast “Teach Me To Talk with Laura and Kate” #16 Diagnosing Autism in Toddlers and Young Children.
Engaging Autism Stanley Greenspan and Serena Wieder
The Child with Special Needs Greenspan and Wieder
More Than Words Fern Sussman
Giggle Time – Establishing The Social Connection Susan Aud Sonders
It Takes Two to Talk Ayala Manolson
The Affect-Based Language Curriculum – An Intensive Program for Families, Therapists, and Teachers Greenspan and Lewis
Teach Me To Talk the DVD- Strategies for Parents to Improve Expressive Language Skills in Toddlers (Order on this site)
Checklists to help parents in the initial diagnostic process:
Checklist for parents to fill-in that MAY predict if your child is likely to receive a diagnosis of autism/PDD –http://www.childbrain.com/pddassess.html
Plain English Version of DSM IV Criteria for Diagnosing Autism – http://www.bbbautism.com/vol_6_iss_2_autism_pdd_pddnos.htm#dsmiv_eng_6_2?
If you have other resources you’d like to share, please do so!? Laura