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Social Behavior in Autism

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780306421631
  • Publisher: Basic Books
  • Publication date: 2/28/1986
  • Series: Current Issues in Autism Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 408
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.94 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction to Social Behavior in Autism.- I: Overview of Issues in Social Development.- 2 Social Development: Recent Theoretical Trends and Relevance for Autism.- 3 The Development of Social Skills in Children.- 4 Children’s Friendships.- 5 Social Growth in Autism: A Parent’s Perspective.- II: Social Problems of Autistic People.- 6 An Overview of Social Behavior in Autism.- 7 Communication As A Social Problem in Autism.- 8 Cognitive Impairments Affecting Social Behavior in Autism.- 9 Compliance, Noncompliance, and Negativism.- III: Major Issues and Theoretical Perspectives.- 10 Mainstreaming Handicapped Children in Public School Settings: Challenges and Limitations.- 11 Behavioral Approaches to Social Skill Development in Autism: Strengths, Misapplications, and Alternatives.- 12 A Developmental Model for Facilitating The Social Behavior of Autistic Children.- IV: Programs for Developing Social Behaviors in Autism.- 13 A Cognitive Program for Teaching Social Behaviors to Verbal Autistic Adolescents and Adults.- 14 A Model for Mainstreaming Autistic Children: The Jowonio School Program.- 15 Social Skills Training for Elementary School Autistic Children with Normal Peers.- 16 A Guide for Developing Social and Leisure Programs for Students with Autism.- 17 The Teacch Curriculum for Teaching Social Behavior to Children with Autism.

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