This book offers concrete answers to parents' questions and concerns and can be used as a guide for navigating the journey ahead. Clear and concise information on autism is provided, including how autism can affect learning and behavior. This book provides parents with the information needed to help them advocate for their child and make decisions on various treatments and educational interventions available.
The author also includes advice on how to prevent many behavioral problems, how to deal with those that do occur, and how to begin teaching early skills that are critical to a child's success. Autism Handbook for Parents is a must-have for those looking to be an effective advocate, teacher, and parent for their child with autism!
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)|
About the Author
Janice E. Janzen was challenged to learn about autism when a child with autism enrolled in her classroom in 1972. Since that time, she has taught children with autism, provided training and consultation to teachers and parents, written technical and training materials; and conducted autism workshops across the country.
Table of Contents
Part I Understanding Autism
Chapter 1 Facts About Autism 3
Chapter 2 Understanding the Effects of Autism 17
Chapter 3 Parents as Advocates 33
Part II Treatments and Services
Chapter 4 Treatment Decisions 47
Chapter 5 Educational Services 55
Part III Educational Interventions
Chapter 6 Effective Early Intervention 69
Chapter 7 Interventions and Procedures 79
Chapter 8 Develop Your Child's Program 103
Part IV Basic Strategies
Chapter 9 Strategies for Preventing Problem Behaviors 133
Chapter 10 Strategies for Achieving Critical Goals 161
Part V The Gifts
Chapter 11 The Gifts of Autism 181
About the Author 203