Self-help skills for people with autism: a systematic teaching approach
By: Anderson, Stephen R.
Contributor(s): Jablonski, Amy L | Thomeer, Marcus L | et al.Publisher: Bethesda, MD Woodbine House 2007Description: xv, 187 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.ISBN: 9781890627416.Subject(s): AUTISM | SELF HELP SKILLS | INDEPENDENCE | EVALUATION | TOILET TRAINING | EATING | PERSONAL HYGIENE
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Addresses a core group of essential skills for children with autism. Describes an optimistic approach that assumes everyone is teachable if skills are broken into small steps and taught using individualised and systematic instruction based on scientifically proven methods.
Reducing long-term dependence|Identifying individual differences|Determining what to teach and when|Establishing a context for learning|Motivating your child to learn|Using effective tools for change|Evaluating progress|Teaching dressing and personal hygiene skills|Teaching eating skills|Teaching toileting skills|Planning for generalization|Appendix A: Self-help inventory|Appendix B: Troubleshooting : common problems and possible solutions|Appendix C: Five readiness skills your child should learn|Appendix D: How to write an instructional plan|Appendix E: Blank instructional plan form|Appendix F: Blank task analysis data sheet