Big Picture Thinking: Using Central Coherence Theory to Support Social Skills

Big Picture Thinking: Using Central Coherence Theory to Support Social Skills

by Auleen Collucci


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781934575864
Publisher: Autism Asperger Publishing Company
Publication date: 08/31/2011
Pages: 196
Sales rank: 687,171
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 10 Years

About the Author

Aileen Collucci, MA, CCC, is a licensed speech-language pathologist with a private practice in Little Falls, NJ. She specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of persons with social-communication deficits. Aileen has over 18 years of experience in the field, which includes developing and leading a successful social-communication skills group intervention program in Fairfield, NJ. She has conducted training workshops for parents of children with special needs and educational professionals in many areas including social skills intervention planning, autism and pragmatic language development and disorders. She holds a Master's Degree in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology from New York University and state licenses in Speech and Language Pathology in both New Jersey and New York. She also maintains a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association. Aileen has a considerable interest in working with families to encourage carry-over of socialization and communication skills from the clinic to other contexts and she frequently consults with parents and school districts to better understand how to incorporate social-cognitive interventions into the educational programs of students with autism and related language-based learning difficulties. When she isn't working, Aileen enjoys spending time with her son Cary, her family and friends.

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