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This first-of-its-kind volume describes the cognitive and educational characteristics of people with autism. Leading experts in the field contribute papers to this book, explaining intervention techniques and strategies. Parents, researchers, professionals, and clinicians interested in educating people with autism will appreciate this volume.
Table of ContentsIntroduction and General Issues: Introduction to Learning and Cognition in Autism; E. Schopler, G.B. Mesibov. Cognitive Functioning in Autism: An Overview; L. Green, et al. Verbal and Nonverbal Cognitive Processes; H.K. Myklebust. Relationship between Autism and Learning Disabilities; R.D. Cox, G.B. Mesibov.
Thinking and Learning: Motivating Communication in Children with Autism; L.K. Koegel, R.L. Koegel. The Assessment and Interpretation of Intellectual Abilities in People with Autism; A.J. Lincoln, et al. A Fresh Look at Categorization Abilities in Persons with Autism; L.G. Klinger, G. Dawson. How People with Autism Think; T. Grandin.
Social Cognition: Social and Cognitive Understanding in High-Functioning Children with Autism; M.D. Sigman, et al. Theory of Mind in Autism; F. Happé, U. Frith. Executive Functions in Autism; S. Ozonoff. Facilitating Social Inclusion: Examples from Peer Intervention Programs; C. Lord.
Education and Treatment: Structured Teaching in the TEACCH System; E. Schopler, et al. Cognitive Education of Young Children with Autism: An Application of Bright Start; G. Butera, H.C. Haywood. Educational Strategies in Autism; S.L. Harris. Educational Approaches in Preschool: Behavior Techniques in a Public School Setting; A.S. Bondy, L.A. Frost.