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A Practical Guide to Finding Treatments That Work for People with Autism

A Practical Guide to Finding Treatments That Work for People with Autism
  • Author : Susan M. Wilczynski
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 13 January 2017
  • ISBN : 0128097086
  • Pages : 138 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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A Practical Guide to Finding Treatments That Work for People with Autism provides a logical, culturally sensitive, and values-based resource to aid practitioners in making informed decisions on the most effective treatment for any given client at any given time. By providing multiple illustrative examples, practitioners will learn to use their professional judgment to integrate the best available evidence with client values and context. This will increase the efficacy of autism treatments, with the goal of producing meaningful gains across a range of skills. Presents a detailed description of the evidence-based practice of applied behavior analysis as it applies to ASD Offers a decision-making framework that helps clinicians integrate the best available evidence with client values and context Guides practitioners through the process of assessing treatment outcomes that fit with client values and contextual variables Provides concrete examples for various age groups


A Practical Guide to Finding Treatments That Work for People with Autism

A Practical Guide to Finding Treatments That Work for People with Autism
  • Author : Susan M. Wilczynski
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 13 January 2017
GET THIS BOOKA Practical Guide to Finding Treatments That Work for People with Autism

A Practical Guide to Finding Treatments That Work for People with Autism provides a logical, culturally sensitive, and values-based resource to aid practitioners in making informed decisions on the most effective treatment for any given client at any given time. By providing multiple illustrative examples, practitioners will learn to use their professional judgment to integrate the best available evidence with client values and context. This will increase the efficacy of autism treatments, with the goal of producing meaningful gains across


Practical Ethics for Effective Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Practical Ethics for Effective Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Author : Matthew T. Brodhead,David J. Cox,Shawn P. Quigley
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 31 July 2018
GET THIS BOOKPractical Ethics for Effective Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Practical Ethics for Effective Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder is for behavior analysts working directly with, or supervising those who work with, individuals with autism. The book addresses important topics such as the principles and values that underlie the Behavior Analyst Certification Board’s ® Professional and Ethical Compliance Code for Behavior Analysts, and factors that affect ethical decision-making. In addition, the book addresses critical and under-discussed topics of: scope of competence; evidence-based practice in behavior analysis; how to collaborate with


Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Author : Jill M. Boucher
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release : 15 February 2017
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What are the historical foundations of autism and what precisely is meant by the 'autistic spectrum'? How can we explain behavioural patterns of people with autism, young or old, and what are the major theoretical bases for understanding these? What is the latest thinking regarding diagnosis, and what are the most effective strategies for assessment, education and care for people with this condition? Following on from the popular provocative first edition, the Second Edition answers these questions with the latest


Conducting Behavioral Consultation in Educational and Treatment Settings

Conducting Behavioral Consultation in Educational and Treatment Settings
  • Author : James K. Luiselli
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 21 June 2018
GET THIS BOOKConducting Behavioral Consultation in Educational and Treatment Settings

Conducting Behavioral Consultation in Educational and Treatment Settings is a practitioner’s guide to implementing consultation with multidisciplinary care-providers for children and adults who have learning and behavioral challenges. The book focuses on the interactive, problem-solving, dispute resolution, time management and related skills necessary for conducting behavioral consultation successfully. Primary topics include (a) basic principles and practices of behavioral consultation, (b) roles, expectations and responsibilities of a behavioral consultant, (c) establishing a consultation relationship, (d) consultation in action (problem identification,


A Practical Guide to Autism

A Practical Guide to Autism
  • Author : Fred R. Volkmar,Lisa A. Wiesner
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 17 August 2009
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Autism is in the public spotlight now more than ever as new research and information appears almost daily. Although in many ways this is a positive development it also presents challenges to families and practitioners who want to keep up with the latest developments and are left to sift through new information by themselves to see what is credible and relevant for them.Each of us needs a personal research assistant who can determine which information we need to pay


Assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorder, Second Edition

Assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorder, Second Edition
  • Author : Sam Goldstein,Sally Ozonoff
  • Publisher : Guilford Publications
  • Release : 08 March 2018
GET THIS BOOKAssessment of Autism Spectrum Disorder, Second Edition

This authoritative resource, now thoroughly revised for DSM-5, has set the standard for the comprehensive assessment of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Leading experts demonstrate how to craft a scientifically grounded profile of each child?s strengths and difficulties, make a formal diagnosis, and use assessment data to guide individualized intervention in clinical and school settings. Chapters review state-of-the-art instruments and approaches for evaluating specific areas of impairment in ASD and co-occurring emotional and behavioral disorders. Considerations in working with children


Autism Spectrum Disorders

Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Author : E. Amanda Boutot
  • Publisher : Pearson
  • Release : 18 February 2016
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Autism Spectrum Disorders 2/e, provides teachers of students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or other developmental disabilities with important background information, historical context, etiological underpinnings, and characteristics of ASD that may impact learning. Written in an easy-to-follow format, the book focuses on evidence-based practices and approaches that have empirical bases for use.


A Guide to Treatments That Work

A Guide to Treatments That Work
  • Author : Peter E. Nathan,Jack M. Gorman
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 26 June 2015
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Like its predecessors, this fourth edition of A Guide to Treatments That Work offers detailed chapters that review the latest research on pharmacological and psychosocial treatments that work for the full range of psychiatric and psychological disorders, written in most instances by clinical psychologists and psychiatrists who have been major contributors to that literature. Similarly, the standards by which the authors were asked to evaluate the methodological rigor of the research on treatments have also remained the same. Each chapter


Behavior Analysis and Learning

Behavior Analysis and Learning
  • Author : W. David Pierce,Carl D. Cheney
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release : 21 August 2013
GET THIS BOOKBehavior Analysis and Learning

Behavior Analysis and Learning, Fifth Edition is an essential textbook covering the basic principles in the field of behavior analysis and learned behaviors, as pioneered by B. F. Skinner. The textbook provides an advanced introduction to operant conditioning from a very consistent Skinnerian perspective. It covers a range of principles from basic respondent and operant conditioning through applied behavior analysis into cultural design. Elaborating on Darwinian components and biological connections with behavior, the book treats the topic from a consistent


A Brief Guide to Autism Treatments

A Brief Guide to Autism Treatments
  • Author : Elisabeth Hollister Sandberg,Becky L. Spritz
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release : 01 October 2012
GET THIS BOOKA Brief Guide to Autism Treatments

This practical guide provides brief, user-friendly descriptions of common and lesser known treatments for autism, offering a balanced overview of current opinion and scientific data. Each chapter covers a single treatment from ABA to TEACHH to GF/CF diets, allowing parents and professionals to make informed choices about treatment.


Effective Practices for Children with Autism

Effective Practices for Children with Autism
  • Author : James K. Luiselli,Dennis C. Russo,Walter P. Christian,Susan M. Wilcyznski
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 13 March 2008
GET THIS BOOKEffective Practices for Children with Autism

Children who have autism require comprehensive educational and treatment services. There are a myriad of approaches currently recommended to practitioners and parents, but little is known about their efficacy. Which are the most effective in teaching skills, overcoming behavior challenges, and improving quality of life? Methods must be based in research settings, but be easily extended to real world settings where children with autism live, go to school, socialize, and recreate. Identifying and validating effective practices is a complex and


Caring for a Child with Autism

Caring for a Child with Autism
  • Author : Martine Ives,Nell Munro,Richard Wynn
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release : 15 October 2001
GET THIS BOOKCaring for a Child with Autism

This comprehensive and readable guide answers the questions commonly asked by parents and carers following a diagnosis of autism, and discusses the challenges that can arise in home life, education and socializing. The authors cover a wide variety of therapies and approaches to autism, providing clear, unbiased information so that families will be able to evaluate different options for themselves. Throughout, the emphasis is on home and family life, and the everyday difficulties encountered by families of autistic children. Caring


The Survival Guide for Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders (And Their Parents)

The Survival Guide for Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders (And Their Parents)
  • Author : Elizabeth Verdick,Elizabeth Reeve, M.D.
  • Publisher : Free Spirit Publishing
  • Release : 05 January 2015
GET THIS BOOKThe Survival Guide for Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders (And Their Parents)

This positive, straightforward book offers kids with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) their own comprehensive resource for both understanding their condition and finding tools to cope with the challenges they face every day. Some children with ASDs are gifted; others struggle academically. Some are more introverted, while others try to be social. Some get “stuck” on things, have limited interests, or experience repeated motor movements like flapping of pacing (”stims”). The Survival Guide for Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders covers all


The Guide to Good Mental Health on the Autism Spectrum

The Guide to Good Mental Health on the Autism Spectrum
  • Author : Jeanette Purkis,Emma Goodall,Jane Nugent
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release : 21 March 2016
GET THIS BOOKThe Guide to Good Mental Health on the Autism Spectrum

Filled with strategies and advice, this empowering guide presents practical ways to improve the mental wellbeing of people on the Autism Spectrum. This helpful guide focusses on the specific difficulties that can arise for people on the autism spectrum who may also experience a mental illness. The book includes information on common mental health issues, such as depression and anxiety, as well as strategies for improving sleep patterns and mindfulness. Providing guidance on the benefits and drawbacks of therapy pets,


A Spectrum of Solutions for Clients with Autism

A Spectrum of Solutions for Clients with Autism
  • Author : Rachel Bedard,Lorna Hecker
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 17 July 2020
GET THIS BOOKA Spectrum of Solutions for Clients with Autism

This book is a comprehensive resource to guide work with individuals on the autism spectrum. It reflects the true range of needs presented by individuals with autism, pulling together the most salient aspects of treatment with invaluable information from several disciplines synthesized to guide your work. Divided into topical sections with chapters from three field experts in each, this book features contributions from therapists, educators, and medical doctors, as well as financial planners, health advocates, and innovators. The diverse disciplines