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Technology and the Treatment of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

  • Teresa A. Cardon

Part of the Autism and Child Psychopathology Series book series (ACPS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Teresa A. Cardon
    Pages 1-2
  3. Kristie Brown Lofland
    Pages 27-35
  4. Kristi A. Jordan
    Pages 37-47
  5. Kristi A. Jordan, Kristie Brown Lofland
    Pages 49-57
  6. Amy Bixler Coffin, Brenda Smith Myles, Jan Rogers, Wendy Szakacs
    Pages 59-73
  7. Teresa A. Cardon
    Pages 87-96
  8. Phyllis Jones, Catherine Wilcox, Jodie Simon
    Pages 113-129
  9. Kevin M. Ayres, Sally B. Shepley, Karen H. Douglas, Collin Shepley, Justin D. Lane
    Pages 131-145
  10. Tricia Nelson, Riley’s Mom
    Pages 147-149
  11. Teresa A. Cardon
    Pages 151-154
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 155-160

About this book

Introduction

This volume analyzes recent technological breakthroughs in aiding children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Chapters offer practical guidance in such areas as assessment, treatment planning, and collaborative intervention. The book also presents findings on hardware and software innovations and emphasizes their effectiveness in clinical practices that are targeted to specific cognitive, social, academic, and motor skill areas. In addition, it describes promising new deficit-reducing and skill-enhancing technologies on the horizon.

Featured topics include:

  • Developing and supporting the writing skills of individuals with ASD through assistive technologies.
  • The ways in which visual organizers may support executive function, abstract language comprehension, and social learning.
  • Do-as-I’m-doing situations involving video modeling and autism.
  • The use of technology to facilitate personal, social, and vocational skills in youth with ASD.
  • Evidence-based instruction for students with ASD.
  • The use of mobile technology to support community engagement and independence.

Technology and Treatment of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder is an essential resource for clinicians and related professionals as well as researchers and graduate students across such disciplines as child and school psychology, rehabilitation medicine, educational technology, occupational therapy, speech pathology, and social work.

Keywords

AAC and children with autism ABA and children with autism Abstract language comprehension in children with ASD Applied Behavioral Analysis for children with ASD Assistive technologies for children with autism Augmentative and Alternative Communications and ASD Behavioral interventions, technology, and children with ASD Computer skills development and children with autism Evidence-based treatments for children with autism LAMP and children with autism Mobile technologies and children with autism Motor skills and children with autism Reading tablets and children with autism Smartphones and children with ASD Software applications and treatments for ASD Speech-language pathology in children with autism Teachtown and children with autism Technology and autism spectrum disorders Video modeling and children with autism Visual organizers for children with autism

Editors and affiliations

  • Teresa A. Cardon
    • 1
  1. 1.Utah Valley UniversityOremUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-20872-5
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Behavioral Science and Psychology
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-20871-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-20872-5
  • Series Print ISSN 2192-922X
  • Series Online ISSN 2192-9238
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