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A NEATS Analysis

of Autism Spectrum Disorders

Jane F. Gilgun, Ph.D., LICSW


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Copyright 2010 Jane Gilgun

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Jane F. Gilgun, Ph.D., LICSW, is a professor, School of Social Work, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, USA.


Parents of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) need a lot of information. The purpose of this article is to describe the various types of autism and to show how early intervention can help some children with autism gain in social and language skills. The article also describes ASD in terms of their neurobiology, executive function, attachment, trauma, & self-regulation (NEATS).

A NEATS Analysis

of Autism Spectrum Disorders

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