teaching and behavior support for children and adults with autism spectrum disorder a practitioner s guide

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Teaching And Behavior Support For Children And Adults With Autism Spectrum Disorder

Author : James K. Luiselli
ISBN : 0199838348
Genre : Psychology
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The number of children diagnosed with autism has increased dramatically in the last decade, and a growing number of behavior analysts, psychologists, educators, and speech pathologists-to name a few-are just starting to regularly treat individuals with autism. Children and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) require specialized instruction and behavior support to teach them critical skills and establish a meaningful quality of life. However, these objectives can only be achieved if professional and paraprofessional service providers have access to the most effective evidence-based and empirically supported methods for teaching children with autism. Similarly, practitioners must know about effective intervention methods that can be implemented to reduce and eliminate problem behaviors frequently displayed by people who have ASD. This guide is an indispensible asset, appropriate for any behavioral specialist, on all aspects of this increasingly prevalent disorder. Teaching and Behavior Support for Children and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder brings together contributed chapters on assessment, instruction, and behavioral intervention procedures unique to the autism population. Each chapter covers a single topic according to a uniform format, which will ease comprehension and facilitate procedural adaptation in "real world" settings such as school, home, and the community. Usable advice and methods for teaching difficult skills, such as self-care, verbal language, and communication, are provided. Authored by recognized experts, the concise and readable chapters also feature forms, illustrations, summary tables, and resource lists to further guide practitioners in selecting "best practice" methods. Taking into account specific settings, different age groups, and practitioner experience, this book will serve as a resource for educators, psychologists, and behavior specialists in the field of autism education and treatment, and as an educational tool for those enrolled in university classes training to become practitioners.

Teaching Social Communication To Children With Autism

Author : Brooke Ingersoll
ISBN : 9781606234402
Genre : Psychology
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This two book/DVD package presents a parent training approach that is accessible, evidence based, and highly practical. Grounded in developmental and behavioral research, the Practitioner's Guide provides step-by-step guidelines for conducting parent training individually or in groups. It takes proven techniques for promoting the social-communication skills of young children with autism (up to age 6) and breaks them into simple yet effective steps for parents to follow. The DVD, for use in the training sessions, features video clips of parents implementing the techniques with their children, as well as PowerPoint slides. The Practitioners Guide also features 30 reproducible handouts and forms. The companion Manual for Parents helps parents master the techniques and use them at home with their child during daily routines and activities. - Publisher.

Social Skills And Adaptive Behavior In Learners With Autism Spectrum Disorders

Author : Peter F. Gerhardt
ISBN : 1598570609
Genre : Education
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Coordinated by the highly respected Organization for Autism Research, this accessible text from 20+ top experts lays out current research and best-practice recommendations for promoting social skills and adaptive behavior in students with autism.

Children And Youth With Autism Spectrum Disorder Asd

Author : James K. Luiselli Ph.D.
ISBN : 9780199941582
Genre : Psychology
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Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a relatively new diagnostic label which reflects the variability and differentiation of symptomatology among children and youth commonly described as having autistic disorder, high-functioning autism (HFA), and Asperger's syndrome. Current best practices have emerged from decades of evidence-based research, research-to-practice translation of empirically supported procedures, and consensus-driven recommendations from multiple disciplines. As a result, practitioners have many educational and intervention choices for children and youth with ASD--what is critical is that these options are informed by empirical outcomes that have been replicated in experimental trials (group and single-case) and disseminated to professionals and researchers alike. Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a state-of-the-art volume of 15 chapters across four thematic sections that reflect the current convention of viewing autism along a continuum of presenting symptoms. Skillfully edited by James K. Luiselli, sections cover diagnosis, assessment, and measurement; evidence-based practices; health and development; and additional topics such as mindful caregiving and support, CBT, and behavioral family intervention. Compiling the most up-to-date advances in approaches toward diagnosis, education, treatment, and program development, Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) will be a valuable resource for professionals and trainees in the ASD field including psychologists, educators, therapists, behavior analysts, and similar practitioners. It is also appropriate for academic researchers and courses devoted to clinical psychology, special education, developmental disabilities, and special topics.

Sense And Nonsense In The Behavioral Treatment Of Autism

Author : Ronald Burton Leaf
ISBN : 0975585924
Genre : Psychology
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The Case for Applied Behavior Analysis Versus Other Autism Interventions

Managing The Cycle Of Meltdowns For Students With Autism Spectrum Disorder

Author : Geoff Colvin
ISBN : 9781628739350
Genre : Education
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Based on Geoff Colvin’s bestselling book, Managing the Cycle of Acting-Out Behavior in the Classroom, this practitioner-friendly guide provides special and general education teachers of autistic students with a six-phase positive behavior support model that includes interventions for each phase. Outlining practical steps for preventing and responding to the various phases of meltdown behavior in students with autism spectrum disorder, you’ll find: • An overview of ASD • Examples of meltdown behavior • Common triggers • Addressing sensory issues • Establishing expectations and rules • Collaborating with parents • And much more Teachers will find experienced guidance for providing a supportive environment in which students with ASD can succeed.

The Oxford Handbook Of Cognitive And Behavioral Therapies

Author : Christine Maguth Nezu
ISBN : 9780190281052
Genre : Psychology
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The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies provides a contemporary and comprehensive illustration of the wide range of evidence-based psychotherapy tools available to both clinicians and researchers. Chapters are written by the most prominent names in cognitive and behavioral theory, assessment, and treatment, and they provide valuable insights concerning the theory, development, and future directions of cognitive and behavioral interventions. Unlike other handbooks that provide a collection of intervention chapters but do not successfully tie these interventions together, the editors have designed a volume that not only takes the reader through underlying theory and philosophies inherent to a cognitive and behavioral approach, but also includes chapters regarding case formulation, requisite professional cognitive and behavioral competencies, and integration of multiculturalism into clinical practice. The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies clarifies terms present in the literature regarding cognitive and behavioral interventions and reveals the rich variety, similarities, and differences among the large number of cognitive and behavioral interventions that can be applied individually or combined to improve the lives of patients.

Preparing For Life

Author : Jed Baker
ISBN : 9781932565331
Genre : Family & Relationships
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A life skills guide for individuals with autism and Asperger's syndrome discusses social skills and strategies needed for success in the adult world, including discussion of perspective-taking, nonverbal communication skills, and stress management.

Autism Spectrum Disorders In Infants And Toddlers

Author : Katarzyna Chawarska
ISBN : 9781606239704
Genre : Psychology
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A review of the current science of identifying and treating autism spectrum disorders in young children examines research issues, approaches to assessment, and developmental, behavioral, and medical intervention models.

The Handbook Of High Risk Challenging Behaviors In People With Intellectual And Developmental Disabilities

Author : James K. Luiselli
ISBN : 1598571680
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Aggressive and destructive behaviours are an ongoing challenge for many children, adolescents and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). What's behind these high-risk behaviours and how can professionals help manage them? Discover the answers in this comprehensive text, the most up-to-date compendium of knowledge on addressing challenging behaviours in the least restrictive settings using evidence-based, empirically supported practices. With contributions from more than 30 prominent clinicians and researchers, this book gives readers cutting-edge research and clear assessment and intervention guidelines in six key topic areas: Self-Injurious Behavior; Aggressive Behavior; Sexual Offending Behavior; Health-Threatening Eating Disorders; Criminal Behavior; Therapeutic (Physical) Restraint. Ideal for use as a graduate level textbook or a valuable in-service reference for psychologists, social workers, educators, and other professionals, this book represents the best and latest thinking on an issue of critical importance to people with I/DD. Professonals will come away with the knowledge and proven best practices they need to assess high-risk challenging behavior, intervene appropriately, and improve quality of life for the people they serve.

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