Autism 360° - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128184660

Autism 360°

1st Edition

Editors: Undurti Das Neophytos Papaneophytou Tatyana El-Kour
Paperback ISBN: 9780128184660
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st September 2019
Page Count: 400
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Autism 360 uses a hybrid and transdisciplinary methodology to identify mechanisms on how autism is prevented, diagnosed, treated and managed within personal and social constructs around the world. Adopting a lifespan approach, the book discusses lifestyle challenges and emphasizes issues relating to neurodiversity, individuality, best practices, and support of both people on the spectrum and their families. This book will help change population and individual attitudes and behaviors regarding autism. Its ultimate goal is to empower readers to become both agents of change and an integral part of the solution.

Key Features

  • Covers topics from the prevention and treatment of autism and how to live with it
  • Adopts an integrated methods approach
  • Features field experiences
  • Provides valuable syntheses of scattered material
  • Compares cross-cultural learnings
  • Discusses the education and employment of those with autism


Nurses, family members of autistic children, physicians, pediatricians, researchers, health care workers, teachers of special schools

Table of Contents

1. A 360 Approach to Autism: Magic Always Happens in Synchronicity
2. A Perinatal Strategy to Prevent Autism
3. Autism and Employment
4. Media Misinformation Diet for Autism: An Analysis of the Global Media Diet, Misinformation Patterns, and Best Practices for Autism Spectrum Disorders
5. Nutrition and Dietary Considerations to Preventing and Treating Autism
6. Deriving Resting State FMRI Biomarkers for Classification of Autism Spectrum Disorder
7. Developing Effective Self-Advocacy Skills for Individuals on the Autism Spectrum
8. Targeting Gut Microbiota as a Possible Therapeutic Intervention in Autism
9. Autism Spectrum Disorders and Psychosis
10. Infant Mental Health and Development: Two Worlds or One? Autism Needs an Integrated Approach
11. An Architecture for Autism- The Autism ASPECTSS Design Index as a framework for conducive environments
12. Autistic Ontologies and the Open Genome
13. Reconceptualizing Training as "Professional Formation” in the Field of Autism
14. Early intervention system for children with autism and their families
15. Inclusion of Children with ASD Using Integrated Functional Development and Psychodynamic Approach
16. A Comparative Study of Infants and Toddlers Treated with an Intensive Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorder
17. Media Psychology and Technology and Autism: Engagement, Learning, Therapy, and Entertainment
18. Changing the Lens on The Spectrum: A Developmental, Parent-Mediated, Play-Based Intervention
19. Exercise Based interventions for individuals with ASD
21. Treatment in Children with ASD: Areas of Unmet Need in the United States
22. Early Development of ASD
23. Mixtures of Xenobiotics Found in Human Fluid Modify Embryonic Thyroid Hormone Signalling and Brain Development
24. The Hidden Meanings of Repetitive Behaviors” – A Window into The Child’s Inner World Through A Multidisciplinary Perspective
25. Effective Mechanisms in the Development of Symbolism and Potential Space among Children with ASD


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About the Editor

Undurti Das

o Name: Undurti N. Das, MD, FAMS, FRSC o Affiliation: President and Founder of UND Life Sciences, Editor-in Chief Lipids in Health and Disease journal by BioMed Central, UK. o Contact Information: o Undurti N Das, MD, FAMS, FRSC o UND Life Sciences o 2221 NW 5th St, Battle Ground, WA 98604, USA o E-mail: or o Ph: 216-231-5548 or 508-904-5376

Affiliations and Expertise

President and Founder of UND Life Sciences, Editor-in-Chief, Lipids in Health and Disease, UK

Neophytos Papaneophytou

Dr. Neo earned a Ph.D. degree in Clinical Psychology and is a postgraduate fellow of the Parent-Infant Mental Health program (UMASS/Boston.) He holds multiple licenses in mental health from numerous states (CT, GA, MA, NY & PA). He is a licensed mental health counselor (LMHC), a licensed professional counselor (LPC), a national certified counselor (NCC), and a distance credentialed counselor (DCC) . Dr. Neo works with clients of all ages from a developmental perspective; this is of particular importance when working with children and young adults.

Affiliations and Expertise

Mental Health Clinician, Private Practice

Tatyana El-Kour

Tatyana El-Kour is seeking her Ph.D in Psychology with a concentration in the social impact of mobile media and immersive tech. She has a background as a nutrition professional, a public health office, and as a clinician. Her specialties include nutrition in complex emergencies, disaster and huanitarian relief, medial nutrition therapy, and behavior management.

Affiliations and Expertise

Health and Nutrition Coordinator, Accion contra el Hambre

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