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Author Charman, Tony
Title Social and Communication Development in Autism Spectrum Disorders : Early Identification, Diagnosis, and Intervention
Imprint New York : Guilford Publications, 2006
©2006
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Note Cover -- TOCContents -- PART I. Assessment and Diagnosis -- CH1 Understanding and Measuring Social Communication in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders -- CH2 Early Diagnosis of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders -- PART II. Screening and Surveillance -- CH3 Screening for Autism Spectrum Disorders in Populations: Progress, Challenges, and Questions for Future Research and Practice -- CH4 Early Screening for Autism Spectrum Disorders in Clinical Practice Settings -- PART III. Evidence-Based Interventions -- CH5 Treatment of Responding to and Initiating Joint Attention -- CH6 Evidence-Based Interventions for Language Development in Young Children with Autism -- CH7 Promoting Social Reciprocity and Symbolic Representation in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Designing Quality Peer Play Interventions -- CH8 Imitation: Some Cues for Intervention Approaches in Autism Spectrum Disorders -- CH9 Augmentative and Alternative Communication Systems for Children with Autism -- PART IV. Developmental and Neurobiological Issues -- CH10 A Developmental Approach to Understanding Atypical Development -- CH11 The Neural Basis of Early Joint-Attention Behavior -- IDXIndex
From leading clinical researchers, this book presents important advances in understanding and treating the early social-communication difficulties that are hallmarks of autism spectrum disorders (ASD). It is grounded in current findings on typically and atypically developing infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. Contributors highlight the connections between ASD and impairments in joint attention, communication and language, play, and imitation. They review approaches to supporting children's functioning in each area, along with evidence-based screening and assessment strategies. Valuable advice is offered on matching treatment to individual children's needs. The book also explores the developmental and neurobiological processes that underlie social-communication deficits in ASD
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Charman, Tony Social and Communication Development in Autism Spectrum Disorders : Early Identification, Diagnosis, and Intervention New York : Guilford Publications,c2006 9781593852849
Subject Autistic children -- Language.;Autistic children.;Communicative disorders in children.;Developmentally disabled children -- Language.;Language disorders in children -- Treatment.;Social skills in children
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Alt Author Stone, Wendy
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