The Australian Autism Handbook

The essential resource guide for autism spectrum disorder is Australia and New Zealand

The Complete Autism Handbook offers guidance, expert advice and above all support to parents raising a child with an autism spectrum disorder.

From the early signs and symptoms of ASD through to diagnosis, the intervention programs, medical theories and schooling, health professionals recommend The Complete Autism Handbook. The book also contains the most comprehensive guide to the resources, funding and support available for ASD families in Australia and New Zealand.

Authors Benison O'Reilly and Kathryn Wicks are professional writers and both have children with autism. They know from first-hand experience the essential information parents need to know to raise an ASD child.

First published in 2008, the bestselling The Complete Autism Handbook is now in its third edition, with New Zealand contributions from autism mother and academic, Linda Kimpton.


What is ASD? - Early signs and symptoms

Getting a Diagnosis

Early Intervention – early intervention is vital in helping a child with ASD

The Medical Maze – explains the evidence based medical theories behind ASD and explores controversy over diet, vaccinations etc.

Parents and siblings

Teenagers and more




Additional Information

ISBN:  9781925183795

ISBN 10:

Audience: Parents

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Date published:  2016

Publisher:  Jane Curry Publishing

Country of publication:  Australia

Benison O'Reilly and Kathryn Wicks