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Prescription for Success Supporting Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders in the Medical Environment

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ISBN-10: 1931282951

ISBN-13: 9781931282956

Edition: 2006

Authors: Jill Hudson

List price: $24.95
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Because of the unique needs of children with ASD, it is important to pay special attention to the details of their experience in the medical environment. Designed to help make the medical experience easier for all involved, this book presents information on ASD, the varying developmental levels, interventions, and assessments that medical staff, parents, educators, and key service providers can use to more effectively interact with and support children with ASD while in the medical setting. The information and techniques presented in "Prescription for Success" can be used by doctors, nurses, medical technicians, residents, interns, and even administrative staff to support children with ASD…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Autism Asperger Publishing Company
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 124
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Purpose of the Book
The Medical Encounter
Unique Needs of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders Within a Medical Environment
Characteristics of Children With Austism Spectrum Disorders
Narrow Interests and Repetitive Behaviors
Sensory Challenges
Hyposensitive Versus Hypersensitive
Executive Functioning
Visual Learning
Nonverbal Communication
Need for Routine
Stress and Anxiety
Impact of Development
Developmental Levels
Level One
Level Two
Level Three
Level Four
Level Five
Initial Assessment
Individual Developmental Assessment
Environmental Assessment
Sensory Box
Participation and Information Plan
Intervention Assessment
Interventions and Supports
Response of the Medical Team
Transitional Person
Continuous Priming
Creating a Waiting Plan
Sensory Regulation
Giving Choices
Presenting Information
Simple Steps
Color-Coded Book
Reward Book
Routines and Transitions
Visual Schedules
Transition Cues
Power Card
Other Motivators
Behavior Modulators
Token System
First, Then ...
Five-Point Scale
Pain Rating Scale
Supports for Specific Medical Procedures
Supports for Social Interactions
Conversation Cues
Supports to Minimize Stress, Anxiety and Behavioral Meltdowns
Recognizing Cues
Redirecting Behaviors
Effective Implementation of Interventions and Supports
Roles of Service Providers
Supplies, Materials and Pictures
Activities to Help Prepare the Child for the Medical Environment
Additional Resources