Autism Spectrum Disorders

BROOKES PUBLISHING COISBN: 9781557664457

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Imprint: BROOKES PUBLISHING CO
By:
Amy M. Wetherby,Barry M. Prizant
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HARDBACK
Pages:
432

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Series Preface; Editorial Advisory Board; Contributors; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders; Amy M. Wetherby and Barry Prizant; PART I: THEORETICAL AND RESEARCH FOUNDATIONS: UNDERSTANDING THE DEVELOPMENTAL CONTEXT OF AUTISM; 2. Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders in Young Children; Catherine Lord and Susan Risi; 3. Joint Attention, Cultural Learning, and Language Acquisition: Implications for Children with Autism; Malinda Carpenter and Michael Tomasello; 4. Joint Attention, Social Orienting, and Communication in Autism; Peter Mundy and Jennifer Stella; 5. Intersubjectivity in Autism: The Roles of Imitation and Executive Function; Sally J. Rogers and Loisa Bonnetto; 6. Understanding the Nature of the Communication and Language Impairments; Amy M. Wetherby, Barry M. Prizant, and Adriana L. Schuler; 7. Sensory Processing and Motor Performance in Autism Spectrum Disorders; Marie E. Anzalone and G. Gordon Williamson; 8. Neurological Underpinnings of Autism; Natacha Akshoomoff; PART II: ASSESSMENT AND INTERVENTION ISSUES; 9. Communication Intervention Issues for Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders; Barry M. Prizant, Amy M. Wetherby, and Patrick J. Rydell; 10. More Able Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Social-communicative Challenges and Guidelines for Enhancing Abilities; Diane Twachtman-Cullen; 11. Promoting Peer Play and Socialization: The Art of Scaffolding; Adriana L. Schuler and Pamela J. Wolfberg. 12. A Developmental Approach to Problems in Relating and Communicating in Autistic Spectrum Disorders and Related Syndromes; Stanley I. Greenspan; 13. Understanding and Intervening with Young Children's Problem Behavior: A Comprehensive Approach; Lise Fox, Glen Dunlap, and Pamelazita Buschbacher; 14. Augmentative Communication and Literacy; Pat Mirenda and Karen Erickson; 15. The Experience of Autism in the Lives of Families; Barbara Domingue, Barbara Cutler, and Janet McTarnaghan; Author Index; Subject Index.

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