Research shows that the most effective treatment of young children with autism, or pervasive developmental disorder, is Applied Behavior Analysis. This manual gives parents, therapists, and teachers all the information necessary to implement a behavioral intervention program. Young children, ideally between 2 and 5 years of age, show significant, lasting, and sometimes dramatic progress when they receive early intervention based on the principles outlined in this book.
Parents and researchers have collaborated to provide target behavior worksheets, legal and educational resources, answers to commonly asked questions, and much more. This book guides the reader through the maze of treatment options, separating those that are credible from those that are unproven.
An important and seminal manual on ABA, this book provides a wealth of practical information for parents and professionals concerned with helping autistic children gain skills. This book is a cornerstone of any intervention program and provides tangible information for parents who are in the beginning stages of setting up their child’s program. An important and seminal manual on ABA, this book provides a wealth of practical information for parents and professionals concerned with helping autistic children gain skills. The manual gives concrete information on how to evaluate and differentiate treatment options, guidelines on how and what to teach, how to obtain funding, incorporating Speech-Language Therapy into an ABA program and strategies for promoting language acquisition in children with Autism.
Behavioral Intervention for Young Children Specifications:
- Ideally for children 2-5 years of age
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