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Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders

Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders

Evidence-based Intervention Strategies for Communication and Social Interactions

  • Author: Patricia A. Prelock,Rebecca Joan McCauley
  • Publisher: Brookes Pub
  • ISBN: 9781598570533
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 416
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This practical, accessible text introduces preservice SLPs to 12 evidence-based interventions that improve the communication and social skills of people with autism spectrum disorders. Enhanced with video clips, case studies, and learning activities.

Technology and the Treatment of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Technology and the Treatment of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

  • Author: Teresa A. Cardon
  • Publisher: Springer
  • ISBN: 3319208721
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 160
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This volume analyzes recent technological breakthroughs in aiding children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Chapters offer practical guidance in such areas as assessment, treatment planning, and collaborative intervention. The book also presents findings on hardware and software innovations and emphasizes their effectiveness in clinical practices that are targeted to specific cognitive, social, academic and motor skill areas. In addition, it describes promising new deficit-reducing and skill-enhancing technologies on the horizon. Featured topics include: Developing and supporting the writing skills of individuals with ASD through assistive technologies. The ways in which visual organizers may support executive function, abstract language comprehension and social learning. Do-as-I’m-doing situations involving video modeling and autism. The use of technology to facilitate personal, social and vocational skills in youth with ASD. Evidence-based instruction for students with ASD. The use of mobile technology to support community engagement and independence. Technology and Treatment of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder is an essential resource for clinicians and related professionals as well as researchers and graduate students across such disciplines as child and school psychology, rehabilitation medicine, educational technology, occupational therapy, speech pathology and social work.

Textbook of Autism Spectrum Disorders

Textbook of Autism Spectrum Disorders

  • Author: Eric Hollander,Alex Kolevzon,Joseph T. Coyle
  • Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub
  • ISBN: 1585623415
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 603
  • View: 8945
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More patients are diagnosed with autism, and at earlier ages, than ever before, and these patients and their families receive services in increasingly diverse settings. Destined to become a classic, this is the volume for which patients, families, and clinicians have been waiting.

Assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorder, Second Edition

Assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorder, Second Edition

  • Author: Sam Goldstein,Sally Ozonoff
  • Publisher: Guilford Publications
  • ISBN: 1462533108
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 494
  • View: 8011
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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 of different ages are highlighted. With a primary focus on children, several chapters also address assessment of adolescents and adults. ÿ New to This Edition *Chapter on key implications of DSM-5 diagnostic criteria, plus related updates throughout the volume. *Chapter on advances in early identification (ages 0?3). *Chapter with in-depth case examples illustrating the evaluation decision-making process and common diagnostic challenges. *Chapters on pseudoscience (including strategies for advising parents) and future directions in the field. *Current assessment data, numerous new and revised measures, and cutting-edge screening approaches.

Handbook of Treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorder

Handbook of Treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorder

  • Author: Johnny L. Matson
  • Publisher: Springer
  • ISBN: 3319617389
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 494
  • View: 8170
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This handbook provides a comprehensive review of the numerous factors associated with treatments for children, youth, and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). It offers in-depth analysis of evidence-based treatments for young children, providing coverage on interventions within social skills training, school curricula, communication and speech training, and augmentative communication. It also covers treatments for adolescents and adults, including vocational programs, social integration programs, and mental health resources. Chapters also review several popular interventions such as functional behavior analysis, sensory integration therapy, early intensive behavioral interventions (EIBI), and floor time. In addition, the Handbook discusses standards of practice, focusing on ethical issues, review boards, training concerns, and informed consent. Topics featured in the Handbook include: Training for parents of individuals diagnosed with ASD. Treatment of socially reinforced problem behavior. Comorbid challenging behaviors. Post-secondary education supports and programs for adults. The TEACCH Program for people with ASD. Treatment of addiction in adults with ASD. Diet and nutrition based treatments targeted at children with ASD. The Handbook of Treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorder is a must-have reference for researchers, clinicians/professionals, and graduate students in clinical child, school, and developmental psychology, child and adolescent psychiatry, and social work as well as rehabilitation medicine/therapy, behavioral therapy, pediatrics, and educational psychology.

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
  • ISBN: 0128140992
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 132
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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 professionals within and outside one’s discipline; and how to design systems of ethical supervision and training customized to unique treatment settings. Across many of the topics, the authors also discuss errors students and professionals may make during analyses of ethical dilemmas and misapplications of ethical codes within their practice. Reviews core ethical principles Discusses factors that affect ethical decision-making Describes how to create systems for teaching and maintaining ethical behavior Discusses how to identify your own scope of competence in autism treatment Describes the process of evidence-based practice and how it can be applied to behavior-analytic treatment for autism Discusses the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration and how to be a good collaborator Reviews common mistakes students and supervisors make when analyzing ethical dilemmas, along with common misapplications of ethical codes

Early Intervention for Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Early Intervention for Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

  • Author: Russell Lang,Terry B. Hancock,Nirbhay N. Singh
  • Publisher: Springer
  • ISBN: 3319309250
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 301
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This book examines early intensive behavioral intervention (EIBI) programs for young children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). It analyzes current research on early intervention (EI) and explains the importance of accurate, timely detection of ASD in facilitating the use of EI. Chapters address five widely researched EIBI approaches: Discrete Trial Training, Pivotal Response Training, the Early Start Denver Model, Prelinguistic Milieu Teaching, and Enhanced Milieu Teaching. This in-depth study of current EIBI approaches offers a rigorous guide to earlier and more intensive interventions for children with ASD, leading to greater autonomy and improved later life outcomes for individuals. Featured topics include: Parent-implemented interventions and related issues. Evaluations of controversial interventions used with children with ASD. Factors contributing to rising ASD prevalence. Obstacles to obtaining accurate ASD diagnosis in young children. Early Intervention for Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder is an essential resource for researchers, clinicians, and graduate students in developmental, clinical child, and school psychology, behavioral therapy/rehabilitation, social work, public health, educational policy and politics, and related psychology and behavioral health fields.

Autism Spectrum Disorders

Autism Spectrum Disorders

Phenotypes, Mechanisms and Treatments

  • Author: M. Créteil,P. Paris
  • Publisher: Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers
  • ISBN: 3318026026
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 170
  • View: 7887
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Accurate and exhaustive, this book provides a wide overview of the current knowledge on phenotypes, mechanisms and treatment of autism spectrum disorders. It covers topics on diagnostic issues, comorbid conditions and therapeutic strategies along with a detailed discussion on the actual understanding of the pathophysiology of autism disorders. More specifically, this book reviews in detail the current knowledge on the comorbidity between mental and medical disorders, describes abnormal cognitive and social development and gives a thorough overview on genetic as well as brain imaging abnormalities observed in autism spectrum disorders. In addition, the current literature on environmental risk factors which may provide an explanation for the increased prevalence of autism is being described. The last chapter gives an extensive review of early detection and early therapeutic interventions encompassing psycho-social and pharmacological strategies. Each chapter is easy to read and gives the reader access to the most important information on each topic covered. This book provides innovative reading material for medical students, psychologists, researchers and clinicians who need accurate information on the best available diagnostic and therapeutic strategies as well as on up-to-date research data.

Etiology and Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders

Etiology and Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders

All Disease Starts in the Gut

  • Author: Jing Leng
  • Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • ISBN: 9781719438315
  • Category:
  • Page: 476
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The gut is the largest organ in the human body. The inner surface of the lumen of the gut is covered by an abundance of bacteria. Under the layer of bacteria are epithelial cells, nerve cells, and immune cells. The gut so essential- it acts on most internal metabolic processes, immune capacities, as well as the physiological and neurological functions of the body. Neurological diseases such as autism originate in the gut. Healing the gut will healing the brain. In this book will take you step by step to achieve healing autism and many of diseases.