Includes bibliographical references (pages 300-320) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
A new understanding of autism spectrum disorder -- What are the essential features that define the autism spectrum? -- What causes autism? -- How does the brain develop differently in autism? -- What are the best practices for helping a child with autism? -- Exercise, sleep, and ASD -- Gastrointestinal and feeding problems, food, and diet in ASD -- Technology and ASD: latest findings on the peril and the promise -- Adolescence and autism -- Adulthood and autism -- Tying it all together -- Resources -- References.