PARENTS' EDUCATION AS AUTISM THERA / Edition 1

PARENTS' EDUCATION AS AUTISM THERA / Edition 1

by Mickey Keenan
     
 

Clear, focused, and practical, this book is a useful introduction to ABA for parents and professionals working with children with autism.. "Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA), the systematic implementation of scientifically proven behavioural principles, includes a variety of methods and techniques which can be used to promote, decrease, or maintain skills for daily… See more details below

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Clear, focused, and practical, this book is a useful introduction to ABA for parents and professionals working with children with autism.. "Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA), the systematic implementation of scientifically proven behavioural principles, includes a variety of methods and techniques which can be used to promote, decrease, or maintain skills for daily living.. "ABA has been used to help children with autism for many years in many countries. In Northern Ireland the PEAT group offers parents the education necessary to become their own child's therapists using ABA. In this book these parents and the professionals involved in their training share their knowledge, experience, and successes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781853027789
Publisher:
Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date:
09/01/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.38(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements8
Foreword9
Preface13
1Applied Behaviour Analysis: A Parents' Perspective15
2Applied Behaviour Analysis: The Therapy of Choice32
3Functional Assessment, Functional Analysis and Challenging Behaviour47
4Colin's Story63
5What do We Want to Teach our Children?131
6Conclusion and Way Ahead152
App. 1Colin's Language160
App. 2Colin's Vocabulary161
App. 3Speech and Language Therapy163
App. 4Colin's Day167
Subject Index174
Name Index177

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