Teaching Children with Autism: Strategies for Initiating Positive Interactions and Improving Learning Opportunities

Robert L. Koegel, Lynn Kern Koegel

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This text dispels the stereotypes surrounding autism by providing accurate information on how much children with autism can learn. Extensively referenced and comprehensive, the book discusses the behavioral characteristics of autism, available intervention methods, and key topics such as spontaneous language, overselectivity, social communication, and self-management. Chapters include: (1) "Emerging Interventions for Children with Autism: Longitudinal and Lifestyle Implications" (Robert L. Koegel and others); (2)"Communication and Language Intervention" (Lynn Kern Koegel); (3) "Overselective Responding: Description, Implications, and Intervention" (Jennifer Rosenblatt and others); (4) "Spontaneous Language Use" (Don Hawkins); (5) "Social-Communicative Skills in Higher-Functioning Children with Autism" (William D. Frea); (6) "`Teach the Individual' Model of Generalization: Autonomy Through Self-Management" (Robert L. Koegel and others); (7) "Parent Education and Parenting Stress" (Douglas Moes); (8) "Social Support for Families" (Ann Leslie Albanese and others); (9) "Friendships Between Children with and without Developmental Disabilities" (Christine M. Hurley-Geffner); (10) "Integrated School Placements for Children with Disabilities" (Diane Hammon Kellegrew); (11) "Parent- Professional Collaboration and the Efficacy of the IEP Process" (Michelle Wood); (12) "A Parent-Professional Consultation Model for Functional Analysis" (Kimberly B. Mullen and William D. Frea). (Chapters include references.) 

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Robert L. Koegel, Lynn Kern Koegel. Teaching Children with Autism: Strategies for Initiating Positive Interactions and Improving Learning Opportunities (1995). Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co.: Baltimore, MD. (236 pages).

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