Raising a Child with Autism

Raising a Child with Autism

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by Shira Richman
     
 

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Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is increasingly recognised as a highly effective way of helping children with autistic spectrum disorders. It is based on a variety of methods and techniques which can be used to promote skills for daily living and change difficult behavior. In Raising a Child with Autism, Shira Richman explains how parents can adapt the practical… See more details below

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Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is increasingly recognised as a highly effective way of helping children with autistic spectrum disorders. It is based on a variety of methods and techniques which can be used to promote skills for daily living and change difficult behavior. In Raising a Child with Autism, Shira Richman explains how parents can adapt the practical techniques used in ABA for use at home, providing tips and guidelines to increase play skills, improve communication and sibling interaction and increase independence. The book also covers toilet-training, food selectivity, self-dressing and community outings, and includes an overview of the theory behind ABA as well as a list of resources for further reading. It offers parents a practical and effective way to help children with autism interact more successfully with family, friends and at school.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781853029103
Publisher:
Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date:
11/01/2000
Series:
Autism Series
Pages:
174
Sales rank:
1,096,543
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.37(d)

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