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Autism Educational and Therapeutic Approaches

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ISBN-10: 0857024892

ISBN-13: 9780857024893

Edition: 2011

Authors: Efrosini Kalyva

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Description:

There are a number of different approaches and therapies available for children, young people and adults on the autistic spectrum, and the amount of information available on each one can be daunting for professionals and parents alike. This book offers concise and clear explanations of a variety of proposed interventions and their effectiveness, and helps the reader to decide on the most appropriate treatment for each individual. Efrosini Kalyva writes accessibly about recent scientific evidence and the latest research, and allows you to consider the pros and cons of each approach. She focuses on the following areas: - cognitive-behavioural approaches - developing social interaction -…    
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Book details

List price: $36.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Limited
Publication date: 5/6/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.770
Language: English

About the Author
Preface
Introduction
Cognitive-Behavioural Approaches
Applied behaviour analysis
TEACCH programme
Cognitive-behavioural therapy
Denver Health Sciences Programme
DIR/Floortime method
LEAP - Learning Experiences: An Alternative Programme for Preschoolers and Parents
Miller method
Approaches for Developing Social Interaction
Social Stories
Circle of Friends
Approaches for Developing Alternative Communication
PECS
Sign language
Approaches Based on Play
Non-directive play
Pivotal response training
Integrated play groups
Sensorimotor Approaches
Music therapy
Sensory integration
Auditory integration
Visual therapies
Facilitated communication
Higashi school or Daily Life therapy
Biochemical Approaches
Pharmacotherapy
Secretin
Other biochemical therapies
Other Approaches
Psychoanalytic psychotherapy
Holding therapy
Son-Rise Programme or Options
Epilogue
References
Index