Teaching Social Communication to Children with Autism: A Manual for Parents

Teaching Social Communication to Children with Autism: A Manual for Parents

ISBN-10:
1606234404
ISBN-13:
9781606234402
Pub. Date:
01/08/2010
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.

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Overview

Teaching Social Communication to Children with Autism: A Manual for Parents

This manual helps parents master proven techniques for teaching social-communication skills to young children with autism. The authors clearly describe the skills-building techniques and show how to integrate them into everyday family routines and activities. Designed for use as part of a therapist-guided program, the manual includes reproducible forms. Professionals who want to implement this approach should purchase the authors’ two book/DVD package (ISBN 978-1-60623-442-6), which includes this manual.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781606234402
Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 01/08/2010
Pages: 131
Sales rank: 578,868
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 10.30(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

About This Manual

I. Introduction

1. Overview of the Program

2. Set Up Your Home for Success

II. Interactive Teaching Techniques

3. Follow Your Child’s Lead

4. Imitate Your Child

5. Animation

6. Modeling and Expanding Language

7. Playful Obstruction

8. Balanced Turns

9. Communicative Temptations

10. Review of the Interactive Teaching Techniques

III. Direct Teaching Techniques

11. Overview of the Direct Teaching Techniques

12. Teaching Your Child Expressive Language

13. Teaching Your Child Receptive Language

14. Teaching Your Child Social Imitation

15. Teaching Your Child Play

16. Review of the Direct Teaching Techniques

IV. Putting It All Together and Moving Forward

17. Putting It All Together

18. Moving Forward (Final Session)

Further Reading

Interviews

Parents can use the book on their own or under the supervision of early intervention specialists, including early childhood professionals and special educators, clinical psychologists, applied developmentalists, child psychiatrists, and speech–language pathologists.

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