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Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders Evidence-Based Intervention Strategies for Communication and Social Interactions

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ISBN-10: 1598570536

ISBN-13: 9781598570533

Edition: 2012

Authors: Patricia A. Prelock, Rebecca McCauley

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For SLPs preparing to work with children who have autism spectrum disorders, selecting effective interventions for communication and social challenges is critically important. This accessible textbook gives SLPs the in-depth knowledge they need to evaluate, choose, and apply today's best interventions for communication and social interactions. With contributions from 25 top autism experts across multiple disciplines, this student-friendly text gives SLPs a thorough introduction to 12 widely used evidence-based interventions, including augmentative and alternative communication strategies the Developmental Individual-Difference Relationship Based (DIRr) model Enhanced Milieu Teaching functional communication training joint action routines peer mediated support strategies Picture Exchange Communication System Pivotal Response Treatment Social StoriesT video modeling applications To help readers find the information they need and compare interventions easily, each chapter clearly lays out key details on each intervention's theoretical and empirical basis, practical requirements, components, applications for both children and adults, and considerations for children from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds. Brief, illustrative video clips and case studies show the interventions in action, and helpful learning activities prepare SLPs to make sound decisions in scenarios they're likely to encounter in the field.
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Book details

List price: $64.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Brookes Publishing
Publication date: 8/17/2012
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 448
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

About the DVD
Series Preface
Editorial Advisory Board
About the Editors
About the Contributors
Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction to Treatment of Autism, Spectrum Disorders
Reader's Guide
Augmentative and Alternative Communication Strategies: Manual Signs, Picture Communication, and Speech-Generating Devices
Elementary Behavioral Intervention Strategies: Discrete Trial Instruction, Differential Reinforcement, and Shaping
An Introduction to the Developmental, Individual-Difference, Relationship-Based (DIR) Model and Its Application to Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Functional Communication Training: Treating Challenging Behavior
Joint Attention Intervention for Children with Autism
Implementing Enhanced Milieu Teaching with Children Who Have Autism Spectrum Disorders
Early Social Interaction Project
Peer-Mediated Support Interventions
Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)
Pivotal Response Treatment
Social Stories™
Video Modeling Applications for Persons with Autism
Future Directions
Glossary
Index