Ideal for use with children birth to five, this practical, reader-friendly guidebook is the first to combine ABA with natural environment intervention, the widely used, research-supported approach to meeting the needs of children with disabilities. You'll learn the fundamental principles and research behind ABA and natural environment intervention, and you'll get one clear and practical framework for conducting effective assessment of behaviour, skills, routines, and caregiver prioritiessetting meaningful goals that increase the child's active participation in routinesaddressing the goals with tailored ABA teaching procedurescreating powerful intervention plans that support children in specific developmental domains and routinesselecting an appropriate data collection methodmonitoring progress toward goals and making adjustments as neededensuring consistent implementation of ABA interventionscoaching other professionals and caregivers in the ABA approach.To get you started with ABA, the book gives you 25 sample teaching plans that strengthen communication, social interaction, positive behaviour, independent play and daily living skills, cognitive skills, and participation in everyday routines. Vivid, realistic case studies of diverse children walk you through the ABA process from start to finish. And with the blank forms and data sheets, you'll easily assess children's skills and participation and monitor their progress toward goals.
With this comprehensive guide to a proven intervention approach, you'll help young children with ASD and other disabilities make lasting improvements and participate fully at home, at school, and in their community.
Publisher: Brookes Publishing Co
Number of pages: 200
Weight: 355 g
Dimensions: 253 x 178 x 10 mm
""Too often behavioral interventions for young children with autism are implemented in isolated and artificial situations that result in a child's failure to acquire new skills. This book provides the much-needed framework for how to implement these proven methods in inclusive settings to promote generalization."" - Mary Noonan, Professor, Department of Special Education, University of Hawaii
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