The first comprehensive ABA program designed specifically for individuals on the autism spectrum in the older age group of 7-22 years, this complete step-by-step manual contains everything needed to teach advanced skills such as organisational skills, advanced self-care skills, complex academic and vocational skills and advanced skills for daily living. Evidence-based, the resource guides professionals step-by-step through using ABA task analyses to teach over 150 different skills. Uniquely to this program, the task analyses can be individualized to meet the needs and interests of the child or young person, and instructions are given on how to do this. An accompanying CD contains the teaching materials needed to implement the program, including over 1000 printable flash cards, as well handy printable copies of the task analyses, record forms and checklists. The authors also provide guidance on creating an effective environment for applying ABA, as well as a wealth of practical teaching strategies for ensuring therapy success. This is an unparalleled resource for professionals working with children and young people with ASDs who are looking for a robust and ready-to-implement ABA curriculum. It will be a valuable tool for behaviour analysts, teachers, psychologists, occupational therapists and students in these fields, as well as to parents working with professionals to implement an ABA program.
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Evidence-based, the resource guides instructors step-by-step through using ABA to teach over 140 advanced skillsAbout the Author:
Dr. Julie Knapp, Ph.D., BCBA-D is a Pediatric Neuropsychologist and Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctorate. She is the Executive Director of the Knapp Center for Childhood Development located in Boardman, OH, which specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of children with autism spectrum disorders. Dr. Knapp offers an International ABA Program assisting families from other parts of the world to travel to the US for ABA therapy. Dr. Knapp is also a Staff Psychologist at Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital and holds an appointment at Case Western Reserve University. Carolline Turnbull is a Board Certified Associate Behavior Analyst at KidsLink Neurobehavioral Center in Twinsburg, OH. Carolline is a behavior consultant for home and school based consultation and developed a dance class for children ages 3-6 with varying disabilities and their neurotypical peers. She completed her Bachelor's degree in speech pathology and audiology at Kent State University and her course work for her BCaBA at Florida Institute of Technology. Carolline has worked in the area of behavioral management of children and young adults with developmental disabilities for 15 years.
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Book Description Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2014. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111849059810
Book Description Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2014. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Brand New!. Bookseller Inventory # VIB1849059810