New Book on Autism and Aging Considered a “Vital First Step”
This is an important book on an essential topic … Scott Wright has managed to gather together a wonderful array of perspectives: cultural as well as biological; self-advocacy alongside clinical and research voices; family, community and societal viewpoints … This volume is a vital first step towards a better future for people with ASD growing old. – from the foreword by Professor Francesca Happé
Madison House Autism Foundation’s Founders, Dr. Gregory and Jalynn Prince, and Housing Director, Desiree Kameka, are featured authors in an important new book that is setting the precedent for research on adults with autism spectrum disorder. Autism Spectrum Disorder in Mid and Later Life, edited by Scott D. Wright, PdD, the first comprehensive scholarly text on autism and aging, is now available from Jessica Kingsley Publishers at a 20% off discount!
Bringing together international academics and professionals who are actively researching and working in the field, this pioneering scholarly volume covers the issues faced by individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in mid and later life.
Including a range of personal, academic and clinical perspectives, the book considers historical and contemporary perspectives on autism, including diagnosis, developmental outcomes, and life course issues. Attention is given to medical, care and psychological issues that arise as people with ASD age, such as declining cognitive function and speech and communication issues. Family, community support, housing, advocacy, and socio-cultural considerations for older adults with ASD are also given careful consideration, and there are chapters on relationship and sexuality issues and on environmental design.
Original price: $49.95
Discount price: $39.96. You save $9.99!
Simply call the publisher at 866-416-1078 and quote the code “ASD416” to receive your discount. This offer is valid from April 13 to May 13, 2016 for US customers only. If you’d prefer to purchase the book on Amazon (at no discount), click here.