TY - CHAP A1 - Touraj Shafai A2 - Monika Mustafa A3 - Jeffrey Mulari A4 - Antonio Curtis ED1 - Michael Fitzgerald ED2 - Jane Yip Y1 - 2017-04-12 PY - 2017 T1 - Impact of Infant Feeding Methods on the Development of Autism Spectrum Disorder N2 - This book opens with a discussion of neurodiversity and an elaboration of the diagnosis of autism. It then examines factors correlating with autism, including sex bias, month of birth, migration and impact of infant feeding. The next section is on the impact of autism. The neurobiology and genetic section deals with epigenetics and intracellular pathways associated with etiology. The development and behaviour section deals with proprioceptive profiles and joint attention in autism. The final section focuses on interventions including mindfulness, animal assisted activity, social/cultural perspective on autism intervention and physical activity. The book is relevant to all professionals and researchers working with persons with autism, including psychiatrists/psychologists, speech and language therapists, occupational therapists, teachers, nurses and care workers. BT - Autism SP - Ch. 6 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/67624 DO - 10.5772/67624 SN - 978-953-51-3080-2 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2020-11-29 ER -