social narratives a story intervention for children with autism and other developmental disabilities

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Social Narratives

Author : Sonia Morris
ISBN : 9781784500481
Genre : Education
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Social Narratives are a simple, evidence-based intervention to help children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and other developmental delays to understand appropriate social behaviours and overcome the anxiety associated with social situations. This practical guide explains how to create and use personalised Social Narratives with children aged 4+. Drawing on the latest autism theory and findings from research, the author provides step-by- step guidelines for writing and using Social Narratives at home or in the classroom. She describes clearly the key components of the approach, including incorporating the interests of the child, using literal and positive language and including visuals and comprehension questions to support learning. 27 sample Social Narratives are also included, to provide inspiration and useful examples of how Social Narratives can be used in practice. Perfect for improving social behaviour in children with ASD, this book will be a valuable resource for teachers, speech and language therapists, occupational therapists and educational psychologists, as well as parents.

Psychological Counseling Research Focus

Author : James A. Patterson
ISBN : 160456041X
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 75. 6 MB
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Counselling psychology as a psychological speciality facilitates personal and interpersonal functioning across the life span with a focus on emotional, social, vocational, educational, health-related, developmental, and organisational concerns. Through the integration of theory, research, and practice, and with a sensitivity to multicultural issues, this speciality encompasses a broad range of practices that help people improve their well-being, alleviate distress and maladjustment, resolve crises, and increase their ability to live more highly functioning lives. Though closely related to clinical psychology, counselling psychology differs from that field in a several subtle ways. First, counselling psychologists typically focus on less severe psychopathology (e.g., depression and anxiety), while clinical psychologists deal with more seriously disturbed individuals (e.g., those with schizophrenia or personality disorders). Second, counselling psychologists are more likely than clinical psychologists to assume a client-centred or humanistic theoretical approach. Finally, counselling psychology is unique in its attention both to normal developmental issues as well as the problems associated with physical, emotional, and mental disorders. Despite these differences, counselling and clinical psychology are becoming increasingly indistinguishable, leading some to suggest that these fields be combined. Populations served by counselling psychologists include persons of all ages and cultural backgrounds. Examples of those populations would include late adolescents or adults with career/educational concerns and children or adults facing severe personal difficulties. Counselling psychologists also consult with organisations seeking to enhance their effectiveness or the well-being of their members. This book focuses on new research in the field from around the world.

The New Social Story Book 10th Anniversary Edition

Author : Carol Gray
ISBN : 9781935274971
Genre : Psychology
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Originally fueled by grassroots enthusiasm, and later confirmed as an evidence-based practice, Carol Gray’s Social Stories have earned the respect of parents and professionals worldwide, while earning the invaluable trust of children and students. Each Social Story describes a social situation, skill, or concept according to Gray’s innovative ten criteria, as defined and explained in the included Social Story 10.1 Tutorials. The goal of a Social Story is to share accurate information meaningfully and safely, promoting true social understanding. This book provides already-written Stories to get you started, plus the direction and tools you’ll need to write your own successful Social Stories. May our collective Stories inform, guide, and inspire the individuals you care for!

Jebps Vol 13 N2

Author : Journal of Evidence-Based Practices for Schools
ISBN : 9781475824506
Genre : Education
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The Journal of Evidence-Based Practices for Schools is a leader in publishing research-to-practice articles for educators and school psychologists. The mission of this journal is to positively influence the daily practice of school-based professionals through studies demonstrating successful research-based practices in educational settings. As a result, the editors are committed to publishing articles with an eye toward improving student performance and outcomes by advancing psychological and educational practices in the schools. They seek articles using non-technical language that (1) outline an evidence-based practice, (2) describe the literature supporting the effectiveness and theoretical underpinnings of the practice, (3) describe the findings of a study in which the practice was implemented in an educational setting, and (4) provide readers with information they need to implement the practice in their own schools in a section entitled Implementation Guidelines. The Journal of Evidence-Based Practices for Schools differs from other scholarly journals in that it features articles that demonstrate empirically-based procedures for readers to apply the practice in their setting.

The New Social Story Book

Author : Carol Gray
ISBN : 9781935274056
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 30. 64 MB
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Different social stories to help teach children with autism everyday social skills.

Nurturing Narratives

Author : Lauren Franke
ISBN : 1934575690
Genre : Education
File Size : 40. 14 MB
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Accompanying CD-ROM contains assessment tools and worksheets.

Asperger Syndrome

Author : Ray DuCharme
ISBN : 9781441988836
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 21. 58 MB
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-The book integrates the latest evidence-based research from leading scholars with personal practical advice from a mother whose adolescent has Asperger Syndrome and from a young man who has Asperger Syndrome. -Written by professionals, one of whom is also a parent of a child with Asperger's. -Lifespan approach from early childhood to adulthood -Contains both research content as well as practical, first-hand advice with chapters written by parents, as well as a first-hand account of growing up with Aspergers.

Autism Spectrum Disorders Practical Overview For Pediatricians An Issue Of Pediatric Clinics E Book

Author : Dilip R Patel
ISBN : 9781455743025
Genre : Medical
File Size : 23. 18 MB
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The Guest Editors have assembled expert authors to cover the full clinical span of the topic autism and autism spectrum disorders. An historical perspective of the evolution of the disorder opens the issue. Next, comprehensive coverage is given to an article on the definitions, diagnostic criteria, and clinical features of autism spectrum disorders. Other articles in the issue cover the relevant topics like epidemiology, genetic syndromes and genetic testing, early diagnosis and diagnostic evaluation, and neuroimaging and neurochemistry of autism. Authors also present information on tsocial skills for the autistic child, behavioral interventions, and transitioning the autistic child into adulthood, to name a few. This issue should be very well received by pediatricians.

Teaching Students With Moderate And Severe Disabilities

Author : Diane M. Browder
ISBN : 9781609180096
Genre : Education
File Size : 68. 19 MB
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This essential text and practitioner guide is unique in its emphasis on fostering academic learning as well as life skills. In-depth chapters cover reading, mathematics, science, and social studies, as well as health care needs, communication and social skills, daily living, and job skills. The expert authors present research-based best practices for assessing each student's needs and crafting individualized education plans that build a strong foundation for life in the community. User-friendly features include engaging vignettes, sample lesson plans, and reproducible checklists and forms. The text is a contemporary follow-up to Diane M. Browder's widely adopted Curriculum and Assessment for Students with Moderate and Severe Disabilities.

Behavior And Classroom Management In The Multicultural Classroom

Author : Terry L. Shepherd
ISBN : 9781483322131
Genre : Education
File Size : 77. 61 MB
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Addressing the increasing number of culturally and linguistically diverse students in today’s schools, Behavior and Classroom Management in the Multicultural Classroom, by Terry L. Shepherd and Diana Linn, provides general and special education teachers with the knowledge, skills, and strategies to make the proactive, active, and reactive interventions necessary to create a positive classroom environment in which all students can learn. Going beyond the traditional rules and hierarchy of consequences and reinforcements, the book demonstrates how to incorporate basic classroom management plans, functional behavioral analysis, functional behavioral assessments, and behavioral intervention plans into the development and implementation of response-to-intervention and school-wide positive behavior support programs. In every chapter, the authors use real world examples and case studies to explore how language and culture affect students’ responses to behavior and classroom management. Unique chapters cover social skills training and collaborating with families of diverse students.

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