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For SLPs preparing to work with children who have autism spectrum disorders, selecting effective interventions for communication and social challenges is critically important. This accessible textbook gives SLPs the in-depth knowledge they need to evaluate, choose, and apply today's best interventions for communication and social interactions. With contributions from 25 top autism experts across multiple disciplines, this student-friendly text gives SLPs a thorough introduction to 12 widely used evidence-based interventions, including ┐ augmentative and alternative communication strategies ┐ the Developmental Individual-Difference Relationship Based (DIR«) model ┐ Enhanced Milieu Teaching ┐ functional communication training ┐ joint action routines ┐ peer mediated support strategies ┐ Picture Exchange Communication System ┐ Pivotal Response Treatment ┐ Social Stories┐ ┐ video modeling applications To help readers find the information they need and compare interventions easily, each chapter clearly lays out key details on each intervention's theoretical and empirical basis, practical requirements, components, applications for both children and adults, and considerations for children from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds. Brief, illustrative video clips and case studies show the interventions in action, and helpful learning activities prepare SLPs to make sound decisions in scenarios they┐re likely to encounter in the field.
About the Editors Patricia A. Prelock, Ph.D., is Dean of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences at the University of Vermont. Rebecca J. McCauley, Ph.D., is Professor in the Department of Speech and Hearing Science at The Ohio State University.
Table of Contents
|About the DVD||p. vii|
|Series Preface||p. xi|
|Editorial Advisory Board||p. xii|
|About the Editors||p. xiii|
|About the Contributors||p. xv|
|Introduction to Treatment of Autism, Spectrum Disorders||p. 1|
|Reader's Guide||p. 13|
|Augmentative and Alternative Communication Strategies: Manual Signs, Picture Communication, and Speech-Generating Devices||p. 27|
|Elementary Behavioral Intervention Strategies: Discrete Trial Instruction, Differential Reinforcement, and Shaping||p. 49|
|An Introduction to the Developmental, Individual-Difference, Relationship-Based (DIR) Model and Its Application to Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder||p. 79|
|Functional Communication Training: Treating Challenging Behavior||p. 107|
|Joint Attention Intervention for Children with Autism||p. 139|
|Implementing Enhanced Milieu Teaching with Children Who Have Autism Spectrum Disorders||p. 163|
|Early Social Interaction Project||p. 189|
|Peer-Mediated Support Interventions||p. 221|
|Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)||p. 255|
|Pivotal Response Treatment||p. 281|
|Social Stories™||p. 313|
|Video Modeling Applications for Persons with Autism||p. 345|
|Future Directions||p. 371|
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