Handbook of Early Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Research, Policy, and Practice

ISBN: 978-1-4939-0400-6 (Print) 978-1-4939-0401-3 (Online)

Table of contents (29 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxiii

  2. Diagnosis and Background

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-19

      Evolution of Autism: From Kanner to the DSM-V

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      Pages 21-38

      Autism Spectrum Disorders: Several Disorders on a Continuum or One?

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      Pages 39-63

      Related Disorders

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      Pages 65-86

      Assessment of the Core Features of ASD

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      Pages 87-103

      Measures Used to Screen and Diagnose ASD in Young Children

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      Pages 105-116

      Psychological Theories of Childhood Autism

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      Pages 117-137

      Family Adaptation to a Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder

  3. Intervention

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      Pages 139-139

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      Pages 141-164

      Ethical Issues in Early Intervention

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      Pages 165-178

      Economics of Autism Spectrum Disorders: An Overview of Treatment and Research Funding

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      Pages 179-204

      Designing Curriculum Programs for Children with Autism

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      Pages 205-228

      Reinforcement Arrangements for Learners with Autism Spectrum Disorder

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      Pages 229-253

      Discrete Trial Teaching and Discrimination Training

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      Pages 255-269

      Natural Environment Training

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      Pages 271-292

      Picture Activity Schedules

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      Pages 293-313

      Use of Visual Supports with Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

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      Pages 315-340

      Teaching Verbal Behavior to Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

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      Pages 341-353

      Social Skills and Play in Children with Autism

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      Pages 355-371

      Teaching Cognitive Skills to Children with Autism

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      Pages 373-392

      Teaching Independent Living Skills to Children with ASD

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      Pages 393-427

      Developmental Approaches to Treatment of Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

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