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Raising a child with autism : a guide to applied behavior analysis for parents

Author: Shira Richman
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Pub., 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is increasingly recognised as a highly effective way of helping children with autistic spectrum disorders. It is based on a variety of methods and techniques which can be used to promote skills for daily living and change difficult behavior. In Raising a Child with Autism, Shira Richman explains how parents can adapt the practical techniques used in ABA for use at home, providing  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shira Richman
ISBN: 1853029106 9781853029103
OCLC Number: 45068544
Description: 173 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: What is autism? --
Learning theory and applied behavior analysis --
Structuring your child's free time --
Reducing maladaptive behaviors --
Daily living skills --
Increasing communication --
Sibling interaction --
Bringing a child with autism into the community --
Epilogue : Our story : a parent's account / Suzanne Schoenfeld.
Responsibility: Shira Richman.

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Richman explains how parents can adapt ABA for use at home, providing guidance to increase play skills, improve communication and increase independence. The book also covers toilet-training, food  Read more...
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Behaviour therapy consultant Richman clearly outlines the applied behaviour analysis (ABA) activities that parents can use with ASD children. Included is this helpful guidance for toilet training, Read more...

 
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