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Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders

, Volume 48, Issue 8, pp 2896–2897 | Cite as

Bernard Fleming, Elisabeth Hurley and The Goth: Choosing Autism Interventions: A Research-Based Guide

Pavilion Publishing and Media Ltd., Hove, UK, 2015, 356 pp., ISBN-13: 978-1910366769, $30.33 (paper)
  • Oren Shtayermman
Book Review

Whenever I encounter a book about autism which incorporates a first-hand perspective from someone on the spectrum, I usually find myself enjoying it. While the title of the book “Choosing Autism Interventions: A Research-Based Guide”had me confused, the content was valuable especially if you are in search of a different approach for interventions of individuals diagnosed with autism. Pick up this book up and you will find it an easily read. There are many things I appreciate about this book. First, it is a well-organized and well-structured. The book begins by presenting the reader with basic key terms and then progresses to provide over 20 types of interventions. At the end, the authors are providing a guide on how to make a decision and choose an appropriate intervention. While there are variations and differences between the approach to treatment of autism in Europe and in Northern America, I believe that the book has a universal purpose of providing an organized, concise and...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.New York Institute of TechnologyNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Department of Sociology, Anthropology & Social Work, School of Arts and SciencesEastern Connecticut State UniversityWillimanticUSA

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