Autistic Spectrum Disorders in the Early Years
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Autistic Spectrum Disorders in the Early Years

by Lynn Plimley, Maggie Bowen, Hugh Morgan
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1412923158

ISBN-13: 9781412923156

Pub. Date: 02/16/2007

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This resource addresses issues related to identification, assessment, teaching and learning, social skills and behavior, alternative intervention, home-based programs, and transition from preschool to kindergarten.

Overview

This resource addresses issues related to identification, assessment, teaching and learning, social skills and behavior, alternative intervention, home-based programs, and transition from preschool to kindergarten.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412923156
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/16/2007
Series:
Autistic Spectrum Disorder Support Kit Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.20(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Code of Practice for SEN – explaining the graduated response, the systems in education, the role of the SENc in the Early Years
2. The SEN and Disability Discrimination Act (2002)- how it impacts on the rights of individuals with ASD and their families.
3. Identification and Assessment- issues around diagnosis, assessment tools and monitoring progress.
4. Family relationships- how a child with ASD will impact on family dynamics- advice for parents and siblings
5. Roles and Responsibilities of Early Years Practioners- psychologists, G.Ps, health visitors, CAMHS, education, play groups, social services etc
6. Service Provision – good practice examples of multi-agency colloboration in service provision from health, social services, PPA and education
7. Partnership with Parents- the role of the voluntary sector, parent partnership shemes, family support groups, health, social services and education
8. Social Skills Training- personal hygiene, feeding, language and communication
9. Managing Behaviour- finding the triggers, using the right strategies, creating a stress free environment
10. Community Involvement- helping young children to cope in the outside world, leisure, shopping, local playgroup, nursery etc
11. Alternative Intervention and Home-Based Programmes- an objective overview of what’s available
12. The Transition from School to Pre-School Services

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