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Learning and Cognition in Autism
     

Learning and Cognition in Autism

by Eric Schopler (Editor)
 

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This first-of-its-kind volume describes the cognitive and educational characteristics of people with autism. Leading experts in the field contribute papers to this book, explaining intervention techniques and strategies. Parents, researchers, professionals, and clinicians interested in educating people with autism will appreciate this volume.

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This first-of-its-kind volume describes the cognitive and educational characteristics of people with autism. Leading experts in the field contribute papers to this book, explaining intervention techniques and strategies. Parents, researchers, professionals, and clinicians interested in educating people with autism will appreciate this volume.

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"This collection of works [...] will delight educators, parents, and other researchers who struggle to understand why and how thinking style affects behavior in people with autism [...]an interesting and useful read."
(Contemporary Psychology)
"The book provides an impressive overview of the recent advances in cognitive as well as educational and general treatment strategies based on this knowledge base for children with autism. It is recommended for all professionals in the field of autism and related disorders."
(European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry)
"This is the ninth book in the series [...] and it easily maintains the high standards of its predecessors [...] For anyone interested, or involved in the field of autism this book, like those that have gone before, should be considered essential reading."
(Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities)

Booknews
An introduction to cognitive approaches to understanding and working with people with autism. Covers cognitive and social deficits and intervention strategies, verbal and nonverbal cognitive processes, motivating communication in autistic children, assessment and interpretation, social cognition, the TEACCH system, and educational strategies. Includes a subjective discussion of autistic thinking. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306448713
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
01/28/1995
Series:
Critical Issues in Autism Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
372
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.88(d)

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