Freedom from Meltdowns: Dr. Thompson's Solutions for Children with Autism

Freedom from Meltdowns: Dr. Thompson's Solutions for Children with Autism

by Travis Thompson
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions


Expert advice for frontline professionals on the most distressing aspects of living or working with children with autism.See more details below

Overview


Expert advice for frontline professionals on the most distressing aspects of living or working with children with autism.

Editorial Reviews

family physician and parent of two children with autism spectrum disorder - Emily Lagace

"Gives families information that is an essential part of their toolkit for coping with meltdowns. I am glad to see a book that puts so much important information in one place, not oversimplified but still readable, with enough detail to help in many different situations."

mother of a 6 yr old with Autism - Rande Peyton

"Dr. Thompson, the autism guru, provides an all-encompassing book on meltdowns which is sure to please both caregivers and professionals."

Professor of Psychology, St. Mary's College of Maryland - Laraine M. Glidden

"An invaluable resource for teachers, parents, and anyone who wants to help reduce challenging behavior in children and adults with autism and related disorders . . . [Travis Thompson] teaches all of us best practice."

Senior Scientist and Professor of Special Education, University of Kansas - Judith Carta

"A terrific book for parents and professionals alike! Capture[s] the explosion in scientific knowledge about autism, conveyed in a style that is easy to understand."

Associate Research Professor and Director of the Kansas Institute for Positive Behavior Support, University of Kansas - Rachel Freeman

"Travis Thompson has the unique ability to take research from different fields of study and to summarize the findings in practical ways that parents, teachers, and practitioners can understand and appreciate. This book is a valuable resource for anyone interested in learning more about supporting children with autism."

Founder and President of MAAP Services for the Autism Spectrum; editor, The MAAP; parent of a woman with autism - Susan Moreno

"If only this book had been there for me to read when my daughter was young and having almost daily meltdowns! Dr. Thompson leads us into one of the most challenging issues in autism spectrum challenges and makes it understandable, treatable, and preventable."

University of Minnesota - Stacy Danov

"I would highly recommend this comprehensive, remarkable book! I have read many books about children having meltdowns, but this book provided the most straightforward, logical, scientifically proven strategies for both professionals and parents."

The Midwest Book Review - California Bookwatch

"Packs in tips, strategies, and anecdotes from the author's case studies and personal experience and is a fine, practical guide."

From the Publisher

author Q&A and mention of Meltdowns

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557669865
Publisher:
Brookes, Paul H. Publishing Company
Publication date:
11/01/2008
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
1,391,037
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >