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Is My Child Autistic or Delayed? is a book written for parents and professionals to explore autism concerns and developmental delays in children. The book is written by Susan Louise Peterson, a school psychologist who has conducted over 1000 assessments on young children with possible developmental delays and autism concerns.
Paperback, 94 pages
Published April 1st 2013 by Vilnius Press
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Maggie Burgess
Sep 29, 2013 Maggie Burgess rated it liked it
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This book would be a great resource for parents who are questioning whether their child has autism, or if they are delayed. I guess that is self explanatory from the title... However it really is nice for those parents, as there are specific common questions/stereotypes, with the author's response as to whether it is a behavior that points to autism, or simply a delay. I can see many parents really appreciating the feedback, as well as what to expect as they go through testing.

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Elizabeth (Stuffed Shelves)
Aug 08, 2013 Elizabeth (Stuffed Shelves) rated it it was amazing
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My child is not autistic or delayed, but it was good to read about the signs parents should notice if they're child is showing symptoms of autism. Learning the most you can about this subject is smart, because you become aware of signs you can be more prepared if your child starts showing symptoms. There is nothing worse than not knowing and guessing what might or might not be wrong with your child.

This book was very easy to understand, and the layout was simple and made reading this book not o
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Jay Douglass
Aug 02, 2013 Jay Douglass rated it really liked it
While it is common knowledge that boys take longer than girls to talk,we we're concerned that our son Connor was not talking.
We did not want a diagnosis of either autism or developmentally delayed,partly out of fear but more to with a misdiagnosis and the resulting stigma of being labelled 'Autistic' perhaps erroneously.

Peterson writes an insightful and clear understanding of how to distinguish the differences of being considered delayed or autistic.

Even if Connor turns out to be autistic it is
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