- Teaching Communication Skills to Children with Autism
A unique resource that focuses on the one issue pertinent to all individuals on the spectrum – communication.
A comprehensive overview of methods and strategies for developing functional communication in children and adolescents with autism.addresses the needs of nonverbal and beginning communicators, plus children with high functioning autism and Asperger Syndrome. Covers conversation skills, social understanding, and verbal language.
Contents include: assessments, teaching communication skills, motivation and communication, using cues and prompts, teaching verbal language, using AAC, combining methods, following directions, tone of voice and emphasis, echolalia, appropriate communication, conversation skills, developing social understanding, and teaching across environments.
Softcover, 236 pages. Includes a CD with valuable reproducibles like reinforcement preference sheets and symbol recognition assessments.
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Cue Hierarchy Grid
Teaching Gestures, Expressions and Body Language
Sample Social Story
Asking for Help