Alan I. Rosenblatt and Paul S. Carbone

​Alan I. Rosenblatt, MD, FAAP

Meet the Author

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Alan I. Rosenblatt, MD, FAAP, is a neurodevelopmental pediatrician in private practice in Skokie. I L. He has combined patient care. Advocacy and teaching throughout his career in a variety of clinical settings in the United States and abroad.

He has received awards for clinical excellence and for his advocacy efforts. Dr. Rosenblatt has held professional leadership positions at the local, state and national levels, including on the Autism Expert Panel of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Paul S. Carbone, MD, FAAP, is a general pediatrician with an interest and experience in the area of autism spectrum disorders and related developmental disabilities.  He is an associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City and coordinator for the autism program of the Utah Regional Leadership in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities program.  Dr. Carbone is a current member of the Council on Children of the American Academy of Pediatrics (shopAAP).

Dr. Rosenblatt is a cofounder of Camp STAR in Highland Park, a fun summer treatment program for children with ADHD and related disorders (


Dr. Rosenblatt's official webpage


Autism Spectrum Disorders: What Every Parent Needs to Know (with Winnie Yu)

This book is an invaluable resource for parents and caregivers of children who have been diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Prepared under the editorial direction of 2 distinguished pediatricians who are autism experts—one of whom is also the parent of a son with autism—this book helps parents understand how ASDs are defined and diagnosed and provides parents with information on the most current types of behavioral and developmental therapies. It also helps parents understand what they can do to help promote a smooth transition from adolescence through the teen years and into adulthood.

Topics include

  • Symptoms, frequency, and types of ASDs
  • Accessing care
  • Services in the community
  • Tapping into educational resources
  • Behavioral and developmental treatment
  • The role of complementary and alternative medicine
  • Screening tools
  • Adolescence and beyond 

Parents will also find inspirational and supportive stories from other parents that will help them recognize that you're not alone on this journey. Autism Spectrum Disorders: What Every Parent Needs to Know provides parents with tools to help navigate the sometimes challenging world of autism spectrum disorders.

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 978-1-58110-758-6
  • Product Code: CB0070
  • Publication Date: August 7, 2012
  • Format: eBook
  • Illustrations: 15 black & white photos
  • Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics 


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