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Autism

Identification, Education, and Treatment, 2nd Edition

Edited by Dianne Zager

Unknown – 1999 – 392 pages

Purchasing Options:

  • Paperback:
    978-0-8058-2044-7
    March 1st 1999
    Out-of-print
  • Hardback:
    978-0-8058-2043-0
    March 1st 1999
    Out-of-print

Description

In this second edition, experts on autism present current information that will help to facilitate identification, assessment, and intervention in family, school, and community contexts. The text aims to provide both an understanding of autism spectrum disorders and information regarding effective diagnostic and instructional methods for use with individuals with autism. It is comprised of three major sections dealing with issues related to educational and adult programming for persons with autism. Written in a language that is understandable by parents as well as educators and mental health professionals, this book will be welcomed by a broad audience.

Contents

Contents: Preface. Part I: Autism: A Perspective. J.G. Olley, S.S. Gutentag, Autism: Historical Overview, Definition, and Characteristics. R.G. Romanczyk, T. Weiner, S. Lockshin, M. Ekdahl, Research in Autism: Myths, Controversies, and Perspectives. L.Y. Tsai, Recent Neurobiological Research in Autism. Part II: Education and Treatment for Persons With Autism. J.S. Handleman, Assessment for Curriculum Planning. D. Berkell Zager, N.A. Shamow, H.C. Schneider, Teaching Students With Autism. A.M. Wetherby, B.M. Prizant, Enhancing Language and Communication Development in Autism: Assessment and Intervention Guidelines. R.L. Simpson, E. Gagnon, Structuring and Management Strategies for Children and Youth With Autism. L.Y. Tsai, Medical Treatment in Autism. Part III: Current Directions and Emerging Trends. A. Hecimovic, T.H. Powell, L. Christensen, Supporting Families in Meeting Their Needs. M.D. Smith, L.R. Philippen, Community Integration and Supported Employment. V.M. Durand, New Directions in Educational Programming for Students With Autism.

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Description: Edited by Dianne Zager. In this second edition, experts on autism present current information that will help to facilitate identification, assessment, and intervention in family, school, and community contexts. The text aims to provide both an understanding of autism spectrum...
Categories: Developmental Psychology, Inclusion and Special Educational Needs