Autism Spectrum Disorders: Interventions and Treatments for Children and Youth / Edition 1

Autism Spectrum Disorders: Interventions and Treatments for Children and Youth / Edition 1

by Richard Simpson, Sonja R. de Boer-Ott, Deborah Griswold, Brenda Smith Myles
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1412906032

ISBN-13: 9781412906036

Pub. Date: 01/28/2004

Publisher: SAGE Publications

How can you best help children with autism reach their full potential?

Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) present a perplexing challenge for parents and school professionals. This essential resource was developed to respond directly to the difficulty school professionals and families face in selecting and applying appropriate interventions and treatments for the

Overview

How can you best help children with autism reach their full potential?

Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) present a perplexing challenge for parents and school professionals. This essential resource was developed to respond directly to the difficulty school professionals and families face in selecting and applying appropriate interventions and treatments for the children in their care. The information is presented in a straightforward format, practical for finding answers to complex questions, and includes:

  • A description of the intervention or treatment
  • Reported benefits and effects associated with its use
  • A synthesis of how the outcomes relate to individuals with ASD
  • Potential costs and risks

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412906036
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/28/2004
Series:
1-Off Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Sales rank:
998,901
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
About the Authors
1. Interpersonal Relationship Interventions and Treatments
Holding Therapy
Gentle Teaching
Option Method (Son-Rise Program)
Developmental, Individual-Difference Relationship-Based Model (Floor Time)
Play-Oriented Strategies
Pet/Animal Therapy
Rationship Development Intervention (RDI)
2. Skill-Based Interventions and Treatments
Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)
Incidental Teaching
Facilitated Communication
Augmentative and Alternative Communication
Assistive Technology van Dijk Curricular Approach
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
Discrete Trial Teaching (DTT)
Joint Action Routines (JARs)
Fast For Word®
Pivotal Response Training
Structured Teaching (TEACCH)
3. Cognitive Interventions
Cognitive Behavioral Modification
Cognitive Learning Strategies
Cognitive Scripts
Social Stories
Power Cards
Cartooning
Social Decision-Making Strategies
Learning Experiences: An Alternative Program for Preschoolers and
Parents (LEAP)
4. Physiological/Biological/Neurological Treatments and Interventions
Scotopic Sensitivity Syndrome: Irlen Lenses
Sensory Integration
Auditory Integration Training
Mercury: Vaccination and Autism
Candida: Autism Connection
Gluten-Casein Intolerance
Megavitamin Therapy
Feingold Diet, Herb, Mineral and Other Supplements
Pharmacology
5. Other Treatments and Interventions
Art Therapy
Music Therapy
Index

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