Educating Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
This book will guide practitioners, early interventionists, teachers, counsellors and psychologists in identifying and implementing effective strategies that address the unique characteristics of children with autism and their families.
The authors describe current research on the etiology of autism and outline a range of effective assessment procedures.
Each chapter focused on a critical issu and offers solutions, including:
- Improving skills for communication, socialisation, generalisation and self-management
- Designing instruction, intervention and assessment
- Including families in developing goals and interventions
- Using students’ special interests to deliver Key topics include: How to guide family participation and supports in developing goals and interventions; Procedures for intervention planning and implementation in natural settings; Methods for promoting generalisation and maintenance of skills; Strategies to promote collaboration and problem-solving approaches across multiple disciplines.
[Authors: Erin E. Barton & Beth Harn]