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Triumphs In Early Autism Treatment

Author : Ennio Cipani, PhD
ISBN : 0826159966
Genre : Psychology
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"Both parents and professionals who work with young children with autism should read this book." --Temple Grandin, author, Thinking in Pictures (From the Foreword) "To Miss Molly, before you started with an ABA program, we couldn't sing to you , we couldn't talk too loud, or even play music. Now you are in the drama club, dance classes, and on stage singing at the school talent show!!! I'm so proud of you." --Mother of Molly Martin, featured in Chapter 4 Triumphs in Early Autism Treatment offers a wealth of insight and hope to both parents and clinicians. This book documents the latest research that shows that children who receive Applied Behavioral Analysis treatment consistently progress in skill development. This groundbreaking treatment has allowed numerous children to reach the "best outcome status," a level of normal intellectual and educational functioning. In essence, they become indistinguishable from their peers in everyday life. A must-read for parents and clinicians, this book is the first to document "best outcome" case studies using exclusively ABA treatment. Key Features: First-hand accounts of the intellectual and behavioral progress of seven autistic children, written in a narrative style by the ABA professionals who conducted the consultations Contributors include Audrey Gifford, who is both a professional Behavioral Analyst and a parent of an autistic child who received ABA treatment Overview of autism research prior to ABA and an introduction to the development of the method Analysis of ABA treatment demonstrating why ABA is the most effective of all treatment methods

Controversial Therapies For Autism And Intellectual Disabilities

Author : Richard M. Foxx
ISBN : 9781317623823
Genre : Education
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One of the largest and most complex human services systems in history has evolved to address the needs of people with autism and intellectual disabilities, yet important questions remain for many professionals, administrators, and parents. What approaches to early intervention, education, treatment, therapy, and remediation really help those with autism and other intellectual disabilities improve their functioning and adaptation? Alternatively, what approaches represent wastes of time, effort, and resources? Controversial Therapies for Autism and Intellectual Disabilities, 2nd Edition brings together leading behavioral scientists and practitioners to shed much-needed light on the major controversies surrounding these questions. Expert authors review the origins, perpetuation, and resistance to scrutiny of questionable practices, and offer a clear rationale for appraising the quality of various services. The second edition of Controversial Therapies for Autism and Intellectual Disabilities has been fully revised and updated and includes entirely new chapters on psychology fads, why applied behavioral analysis is not a fad, rapid prompting, relationship therapies, the gluten-free, casein-free diet, evidence based practices, state government regulation of behavioral treatment, teaching ethics, and a parents’ primer for autism treatments.

Functional Behavioral Assessment Diagnosis And Treatment Third Edition

Author : Ennio Cipani, PhD
ISBN : 9780826170330
Genre : Psychology
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Featuring a highly interactive approach, this text is noted for its exceptionally clear and thorough coverage of how to conduct a functional behavioral assessment (FBA) through various assessment methods, how to diagnose the function of problem behaviors, and how to select a behavioral intervention that addresses the diagnosed function. The development of requisite behavior-analytic skills is aided by utilizing many "real-life" and hypothetical cases that represent common scenarios in applied settings. Highlights include: Interactive approach, icons in the text alert readers to review related narrated on-line lectures highlighting FBAs and treatments and complete assignments embedded in text. Numerous cases, many based on the author’s clinical experiences in working with children and adults in educational and mental health settings, provide a realistic look at applied behavior analysis. Forms, interview protocols, and intervention plans illustrate the process of creating behavior plans from collected assessment data. A pioneering classification system for categorizing the function of problem behavior (Cipani BCS). Cases that model the process of assessment, classification, and treatment used in an FBA, allow readers to role play and develop presentation and classification skills. New to this edition: Chapter objectives and BACB Standards that match the content to be covered with objectives from the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) task list help readers master some of the skills required of behavior analysts. Assignments and discussion items with associated narrated Power Point lectures to further engage readers. Simulation Exercises to actively involve readers in collecting data, conducting an assessment, demonstrating the use of a function, or observing how to “shape” an alternate behavior. Self-Assessment exercises to help readers test their understanding of the content. The Cipani EO School Behavioral Interview Rating System to help in conducting interviews. The Cipani Replacement Function Classification System for determining the strength of replacement behaviors. Online instructor's resources including test items tied to the chapter objectives, a conversion guide for adopters, tips for creating a course syllabus and using the discussion questions and assignments, and the chapter objectives, the BACB standards, and assignments. Online student resources including narrated PowerPoints and video lectures. An ideal text for courses in (applied) behavior analysis, behavioral or emotional assessment or management, child psychopathology, or developmental disabilities taught in school psychology, special education, behavior analysis, psychology, or social work, anyone who assesses and treats patients with challenging behaviors will also appreciate this book.

Handbook Of Evidence Based Practice In Clinical Psychology Child And Adolescent Disorders

Author : Peter Sturmey
ISBN : 9780470335444
Genre : Psychology
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"Covers the evidence-based practices now identified for treating children and adolescents with a wide range of DSM disorders. Topics include fundamental issues, developmental disorders, behavior and habit disorders, anxiety and mood disorders, and eating disorders. Each chapter provides a comprehensive review of the evidence-based practice literature for each disorder and then covers several different treatment types for clinical implementation."--Publisher's description.

Let Me Hear Your Voice

Author : Catherine Maurice
ISBN : 0709063466
Genre : Autism in children
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A story told by a mother, of how two children were rescued from the tragedy of autism. This book presents the story of Maurice family's struggle and triumph. It also talks about intensive behavioural therapy - a treatment that leads to dramatic improvement, and in some cases full recovery from autism.

The Complete Mental Health Directory

Author : Richard Gottlieb
ISBN : 1592371248
Genre : Psychology
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Provides comprehensive coverage of 27 specific mental health disorders, from adjustment disorders to tic disorders, including a separate section devoted to pediatric and adolescent issues, as well as support systems and other resources.

Autism

Author : Carol Johnson
ISBN : 0828319650
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Julia Crowder is the mother of an autistic child and sees to it that her child is cared for throughout his school years. She sees him succeed against all odds.

The Complete Mental Health Directory

Author : Laura Mars-Proietti
ISBN : 1592370462
Genre : Psychology
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Mental Disorders--Mental Health Associations & Organizations--Government Agencies--Clinical Management--Pharmaceutical Companies.

Behavioral Intervention For Young Children With Autism

Author : Catherine Maurice
ISBN : UVA:X004143427
Genre : Medical
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Behaviour therapy and rehabilitation.

Autism Research Treatments And Interventions

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ISBN : UOM:39015090413884
Genre : Autism
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