Autistic Spectrum Disorders in the Early Years

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-02-16
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
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This resource addresses issues related to identification, assessment, teaching and learning, social skills and behavior, alternative intervention, home-based programs, and transition from preschool to kindergarten.

Author Biography

Lynn Plimley is Lecturer in Autism at the University of Birmingham and an Educational Consultant for Autism Cymru Maggie Bowen is Head of Voluntary and Public Sector Partnerships and Deputy CEO for Autism Cymru Hugh Morgan is Chief Executive Officer of Autism Cymru

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsp. x
How to use this bookp. xi
A guide to gaining a basic understanding of people on the autism spectrump. 1
Identification and assessmentp. 7
Family relationshipsp. 14
Partnership with parentsp. 19
Multi-agency collaboration and service provision in the early yearsp. 23
Using a statutory framework to enhance service provision in the early yearsp. 31
Social skills training - self-help skillsp. 41
Managing behaviourp. 49
Community involvement - helping young children to cope in the outside worldp. 55
Alternative intervention and home-based programmesp. 61
Transition planningp. 73
Referencesp. 81
Useful Websitesp. 87
Sources of informationp. 89
Glossaryp. 93
Indexp. 97
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