ISBN-10:
0826159958
ISBN-13:
9780826159953
Pub. Date:
07/17/2008
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Triumphs in Early Autism Treatment

Triumphs in Early Autism Treatment

by Ennio Cipani

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ISBN-13: 9780826159953
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Publication date: 07/17/2008
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Ennio Cipani, PhD, is a licensed psychologist in California since 1983. He has been doing in-home and in-school behavioral consultation for children with problem behaviors for four decades. Dr. Cipani has published numerous articles, chapters, books, and software in the areas of child behavior management and parent and teacher behavioral consultation. He coauthored Behavioral Classification System for Problem Behaviors in Schools: A Diagnostic Manual (Springer Publishing, 2017).

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Table of Contents

    Contributors

    Foreword

    Preface

    Section I: Seven Best Outcome Cases

  1. Diamond in the Rough, Audrey Gifford


  2. Into the light: The Case of Maggie May, Audrey Gifford


  3. Hey look, It's a Train! Rebecca P. F. MacDonald


  4. Good Golly Miss Molly! Audrey Gifford


  5. The Case of Nicholas B.,Glen O. Sallows & Tamlynn D. Graupner


  6. A Parent's Story: Jake and Nick, Justin Leaf, Ronald Leaf, & Jamison Dayharsh Leaf


  7. Section II: An Historical View of Behavioral Treatment of Autism

  8. Autism: The Early Years, Ennio Cipani


  9. A Study in Perseverance: The Emergence of Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention, Tristram Smith, Daniel W. Mruzek, and Robert Peyton


  10. Appendices:

    Appendix A: Why is Joint Attention Important?

    Appendix B: Summary of Joint Attention Curriculum Sequence

    Appendix C: Why Artie Can't Learn!

    Appendix D: What Do We Know About Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention?

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"Dr. Cipani's work is a wonderful addition to the literature on early intervention for autism. Seven case histories are presented, in clear and accessible prose, but always backed up by objective documentation of progress made, challenges encountered, and gains achieved by each child, usually over the span of several years. The second part of the work presents an historical overview of how behavioral intervention came to be applied to the education and treatment of children diagnosed with autism, and discusses the important questions that still need to be answered in terms of treatment model variables. This work combines human interest and scholarly precision, and will prove invaluable to both parents and professionals."
--Catherine Maurice, PhD, author of Let Me Hear Your Voice

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