An Early Start for Your Child with Autism

An Early Start for Your Child with Autism Author Sally J. Rogers
ISBN-10 9781609184704
Year 2012
Pages 342
Language en
Publisher Guilford Press
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Presents strategies for helping children with autism interact with others and achieve their potential, covering such areas as back-and-forth interactions, nonverbal communication, and imitation.

An Early Start for Your Child with Autism

An Early Start for Your Child with Autism Author Sally J. Rogers
ISBN-10 9781462505074
Year 2012-05-15
Pages 342
Language en
Publisher Guilford Press
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Cutting-edge research reveals that parents can play a huge role in helping toddlers and preschoolers with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) connect with others and live up to their potential. This encouraging guide from the developers of a groundbreaking early intervention program provides doable, practical strategies you can use every day. Nearly all young kids—including those with ASD—have an amazing capacity to learn. Drs. Sally Rogers, Geraldine Dawson, and Laurie Vismara make it surprisingly simple to turn daily routines like breakfast or bath time into fun and rewarding learning experiences that target crucial developmental skills. Vivid examples illustrate proven techniques for promoting play, language, and engagement. Get an early start—and give your child the tools to explore and enjoy the world. Winner--American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award Mental health professionals, see also the authors' related intervention manual, Early Start Denver Model for Young Children with Autism, as well as the Early Start Denver Model Curriculum Checklist for Young Children with Autism (sold in sets of 15).

An Early Start for Your Child with Autism

An Early Start for Your Child with Autism Author Sally J. Rogers
ISBN-10 9781462503896
Year 2012
Pages 342
Language en
Publisher Guilford Press
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Presents strategies for helping children with autism interact with others and achieve their potential, covering such areas as back-and-forth interactions, nonverbal communication, and imitation.

Early Start Denver Model for Young Children with Autism

Early Start Denver Model for Young Children with Autism Author Sally J. Rogers
ISBN-10 9781606236321
Year 2010
Pages 297
Language en
Publisher Guilford Press
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Supported by the principles of developmental psychology and applied behavior analysis, ESDM's intensive teaching interventions are delivered within play-based, relationship-focused routines. The manual provides structured, hands-on strategies for working with very young children in individual and group settings to promote development in such key domains as imitation; communication; social, cognitive, and motor skills; adaptive behavior; and play. --from publisher description

Teaching Social Communication to Children with Autism

Teaching Social Communication to Children with Autism Author Brooke Ingersoll
ISBN-10 9781606234402
Year 2010
Pages 131
Language en
Publisher Guilford Press
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This two book/DVD package presents a parent training approach that is accessible, evidence based, and highly practical. Grounded in developmental and behavioral research, the Practitioner's Guide provides step-by-step guidelines for conducting parent training individually or in groups. It takes proven techniques for promoting the social-communication skills of young children with autism (up to age 6) and breaks them into simple yet effective steps for parents to follow. The DVD, for use in the training sessions, features video clips of parents implementing the techniques with their children, as well as PowerPoint slides. The Practitioners Guide also features 30 reproducible handouts and forms. The companion Manual for Parents helps parents master the techniques and use them at home with their child during daily routines and activities. - Publisher.

Early Start Denver Model Curriculum Checklist for Young Children with Autism

Early Start Denver Model Curriculum Checklist for Young Children with Autism Author Sally J. Rogers
ISBN-10 9781606236338
Year 2009-12-09
Pages 16
Language en
Publisher Guilford Press
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The Early Start Denver Model Curriculum Checklist for Young Children with Autism is used to comprehensively assess the skills of toddlers and preschoolers with autism across multiple developmental domains and to establish individualized teaching objectives. Administered every 12 weeks, it is an essential component of the intervention program described in the authoritative manual, Early Start Denver Model for Young Children with Autism. Sold in sets of 15 two-color booklets.

More Than Words

More Than Words Author Fern Sussman
ISBN-10 0921145144
Year 1999
Pages 424
Language en
Publisher
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Step by step guide for parents of preschool children with autism spectrum disorder and other social communication difficulties.

Autism Spectrum Disorders in Infants and Toddlers

Autism Spectrum Disorders in Infants and Toddlers Author Katarzyna Chawarska
ISBN-10 9781606237533
Year 2008-02-05
Pages 348
Language en
Publisher Guilford Press
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Rich with clinical insights, this volume reviews the state of the science of identifying and treating autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in very young children. Leading authorities examine critical research issues and present innovative approaches to assessing social, cognitive, adaptive, communication, and sensory–motor impairments in the first two years of life. Providing a comprehensive discussion of developmental, behavioral, and medical intervention models, the book also addresses ways to support families in coping with an early ASD diagnosis and becoming effective advocates for their children. A special chapter discusses popular but controversial treatments, including how to help families make informed decisions about their use.

The Verbal Behavior Approach

The Verbal Behavior Approach Author Mary Lynch Barbera
ISBN-10 1846426537
Year 2007-05-15
Pages 200
Language en
Publisher Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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The Verbal Behavior (VB) approach is a form of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), that is based on B.F. Skinner's analysis of verbal behavior and works particularly well with children with minimal or no speech abilities. In this book Dr. Mary Lynch Barbera draws on her own experiences as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and also as a parent of a child with autism to explain VB and how to use it. This step-by-step guide provides an abundance of information about how to help children develop better language and speaking skills, and also explains how to teach non-vocal children to use sign language. An entire chapter focuses on ways to reduce problem behavior, and there is also useful information on teaching toileting and other important self-help skills, that would benefit any child. This book will enable parents and professionals unfamiliar with the principles of ABA and VB to get started immediately using the Verbal Behavior approach to teach children with autism and related disorders.

How to Live with Autism and Asperger Syndrome

How to Live with Autism and Asperger Syndrome Author Chris Williams
ISBN-10 184310184X
Year 2004
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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This accessible introduction to caring for a child with autism is an ideal resource for the families of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders as well as for the professionals who work with them. In clear and simple language and with many illustrations, the authors explain the nature of this condition and its variations, and tackle common problems experienced in everyday activities such as eating, sleeping and going to the toilet. They also suggest strategies for coping with aggression and tantrums, approaches to preoccupations and compulsions, and suggest ways in which to improve communication and social skills. Based on up-to-date research and using many case examples, the authors consider each problem and its causes step by step, and suggest a number of solutions.

Facing Autism

Facing Autism Author Lynn M. Hamilton
ISBN-10 9780307569035
Year 2009-09-30
Pages 384
Language en
Publisher WaterBrook
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Don't Let Autism Have the Last Word in Your Child's Life. Perhaps one of the most devastating things you can learn as a parent is that your child has been diagnosed with autism. A multifaceted disorder, autism has long baffled parents and professionals alike. At one time, doctors gave parents virtually no hope for combating the disorder. But in recent years, new treatments and therapies have demonstrated that improvement is possible. With intensive, early intervention, some children have recovered from autism and have been integrated into school, indistinguishable from their peers. Discover ten things you can do to begin battling your child's autism right now. See why Applied Behavior Analysis has become parents' treatment of choice, and examine its impressive results. Get information on cutting-edge biomedical treatments such as secretin and immunotherapy. Learn how dietary intervention can positively impact your child's behavior. Find out what additional therapies can offer - including sensory and auditory integration. Explore loving ways to keep your family together when your world is torn apart. Children with autism do have the possibility to improve greatly, and some even overcome the effects of autism, if appropriate therapies are begun early enough. Discover the steps you can take today to begin the fight for your child's future in Facing Autism. From the Trade Paperback edition.

101 Games and Activities for Children With Autism Asperger s and Sensory Processing Disorders

101 Games and Activities for Children With Autism  Asperger   s and Sensory Processing Disorders Author Tara Delaney
ISBN-10 0071623361
Year 2009-08-05
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher McGraw-Hill Education
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LEARNING THROUGH PLAY One of the best ways for children with autism, Asperger's, and sensory processing disorders to learn is through play. Children improve their motor skills, language skills, and social skills by moving their bodies and interacting with their environment. Yet the biggest challenges parents, teachers, and loved ones face with children on the autism spectrum or with sensory processing disorders is how to successfully engage them in play. Pediatric occupational therapist Tara Delaney provides the answer. In 101 Games and Activities for Children with Autism, Asperger's, and Sensory Processing Disorders, she shows you how to teach your children by moving their bodies through play. These interactive games are quick to learn but will provide hours of fun and learning for your child. And many of the games can be played indoors or outdoors, so your child can enjoy them at home, outside, or on field trips. More than one hundred games that help your child: make eye-contact, stay focused, and strengthen his or her motor skills associate words with objects and improve language and numerical skills learn how to interact with others, how to take turns, and other social skills needed for attending preschool and school

Early Intervention Games

Early Intervention Games Author Barbara Sher
ISBN-10 0470528508
Year 2009-10-02
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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A resource of fun games for parents or teachers to help young children learn social and motor skills Barbara Sher, an expert occupational therapist and teacher, has written a handy resource filled with games to play with young children who have Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or other sensory processing disorders (SPD). The games are designed to help children feel comfortable in social situations and teach other basic lessons including beginning and end, spatial relationships, hand-eye coordination, and more. Games can also be used in regular classrooms to encourage inclusion. A collection of fun, simple games that can improve the lives of children with ASD or other SPDs. Games can be played by parents or teachers and with individual children or groups. Games are designed to make children more comfortable in social situations and to develop motor and language skills Also included are a variety of interactive games to play in water, whether in a backyard kiddie pool, community swimming pool, or lake All the games are easy-to-do, utilizing common, inexpensive materials, and include several variations and modifications

Initiations and Interactions

Initiations and Interactions Author Teresa A. Cardon
ISBN-10 1931282323
Year 2007-01-01
Pages 81
Language en
Publisher AAPC Publishing
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“I have been waiting for this book! Teresa Cardon has written a brilliant and practical guide to address the critical skills of early social communication. This resource needs to be put in the hands of parents and all early-intervention professionals. These techniques seize and enhance opportunities, ultimately leading to increased initiations and interactions and shared control of the environment by the child.” Shawn A. Henry, Executive Director, Ohio Center for Autism andLow Incidence (OCALI)

It Takes Two to Talk

It Takes Two to Talk Author Jan Pepper
ISBN-10 9780921145196
Year 2004
Pages 171
Language en
Publisher The Hanen Centre
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Shows parents how to help their child communicate and learn language during everyday activities.