Pivotal Response Treatments for Autism: Communication, Social and Academic Development / Edition 1

Pivotal Response Treatments for Autism: Communication, Social and Academic Development / Edition 1

by Robert L., Ed. Koegel, Lynn Kern Koegel
     
 

ISBN-10: 1557668191

ISBN-13: 9781557668196

Pub. Date: 11/01/2005

Publisher: Brookes Publishing

Recognized as one of the top state-of-the-art treatments for autism in the United States,* the innovative Pivotal Response Treatment uses natural learning opportunities to target and modify key behaviors in children with autism, leading to widespread positive effects on communication, behavior, and social skills. The product of 20 years of research from Robert and

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Recognized as one of the top state-of-the-art treatments for autism in the United States,* the innovative Pivotal Response Treatment uses natural learning opportunities to target and modify key behaviors in children with autism, leading to widespread positive effects on communication, behavior, and social skills. The product of 20 years of research from Robert and Lynn Koegel co-founders of the renowned Autism Research Center at the University of California, Santa Barbara this proven approach is now clearly presented in one accessible book. Keeping parents involved in every aspect of behavioral intervention, therapists and educators of children from preschool to elementary school will use the research-supported PRT strategies .

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557668196
Publisher:
Brookes Publishing
Publication date:
11/01/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296
Sales rank:
1,274,639
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents


Introduction

Section I. Overview of Pivotal Response Treatment

  1. The Basics of Pivotal Response Treatment
    Robert L. Koegel, Daniel Openden, Rosy Matos Fredeen, and Lynn Kern Koegel
  2. A Screening, Training, and Education Program (First S.T.E.P.)
    Lynn Kern Koegel, Nicolette Nefdt, Robert L. Koegel, Yvonne Bruinsma, and Rosy Matos Fredeen
  3. Interventions in General Education Classrooms: One Boy's Story as Seen by His Mother
    Cheryl Fisher
  4. Incorporating Motivational Procedures to Improve Homework Performance
    Robert L. Koegel, Quy H. Tran, Amanda Mossman, and Lynn Kern Koegel
  5. Parent Perspectives of Parent Education Programs
    Jennifer B. Symon, Robert L. Koegel, and George H.S. Singer
  6. Ecocultural Theory and Cultural Diversity in Intervention Programs
    Karen M. Sze and Robert L. Koegel
Section II. Development of Communication
  1. Developmental Trajectories with Early Intervention
    Robert L. Koegel, Yvonne E.M. Bruinsma, and Lynn Kern Koegel
  2. First Words: Getting Verbal Communication Started
    Robert L. Koegel, Karen M. Sze, Amanda Mossman, Lynn Kern Koegel, and Lauren Brookman-Frazee
  3. he Pivotal Role of Initiations in Habilitation
    Rosy Matos Fredeen and Robert L. Koegel
Section III: Social Development
  1. Working with Paraprofessionals to Improve Socialization in Inclusive Settings
    Robert L. Koegel, Eileen F. Klein, Lynn Kern Koegel, Mendy A. Boettcher, Lauren Brookman-Frazee, and Daniel Openden
  2. Play Dates, Social Interactions, and Friendships
    Grace A. Werner, Laurie A. Vismara, Robert L. Koegel, and Lynn Kern Koegel
Section IV: Reducing Disruptive Behavior and Broadening Children's Interests
  1. Reducing Ritualistic Behaviors and Broadening Children's Interests
    Robert L. Koegel, Jane Lacy Talebi, and Lynn Kern Koegel
  2. Improving Social-Communication, Empathy, and Pragmatics in Individuals with Asperger Syndrome
    Lynn Kern Koegel, Jane Lacy Talebi, Robert L. Koegel, and Cynthia Carter
  3. Combining Functional Assessment and Self-Management Procedures to Rapidly Reduce Disruptive Behaviors
    Lynn Kern Koegel, Robert L. Koegel, Mendy A. Boettcher, Joshua Harrower, and Daniel Openden
References
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