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Pivotal response treatment for autism spectrum disorders / edited by Robert L. Koegel Lynn Kern Koegel with invited contributors.

By: Koegel, Robert L.
Contributor(s): Koegel, Robert L 1944- [editor.] | Koegel, Lynn Kern [editor.] | Kim, Sunny | Bradshaw, Jessica | Tagavi, Daina | Gengoux, Grace W | Vismara, Laurie A | Oliver, Kelsey | Poyser, Samantha K | Cohen, Shereen J | Ashbaugh, Kristen | Engstrom, Erin | Ford, Katarina.
Publisher: Baltimore, MD : Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., 2019Copyright date: 2019Edition: Second edition.Description: xxv, 277 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781681252964.Subject(s): AUTISM | TREATMENT | LIFE SPAN | APPLIED BEHAVIOUR ANALYSIS | EDUCATION | FRIENDSHIPS | SELF MANAGEMENT | COMMUNICATION | SOCIALISATION | EMPLOYMENT | PIVOTAL RESPONSE TREATMENT (PRT)Also available in electronic format.
Contents:
SECTION I OVERVIEW: PIVOTAL RESPONSE TREATMENT IN CONTEXT. - 1. The history and basic concept of pivotal response treatment. - 2. Assessment, feedback and treatment planning. - 3. Ecoculltural theory and cultural diversity. - SECTION II BEGINNING STAGES: EARLY INTERVENTION. 4. Intervention for infants and young toddlers. - 5. Teaching first words. - 6. Expanding friendship opportunities for children with ASD. - SECTION III CHILDHOOD: TREATMENT OPTIONS AT HOME AND AT SCHOOL. - 7. Parent education in Pivotal Response Treatment. - 8. Inclusive education. - 9. Motivational academics. - SECTION IV ADOLESCENCE AND YOUNG ADULTHOOD: MOVING TOWARD INDEPENDENCE. - 10. Functional behavior assessment and self-management. - 11. Improving communication skills in adolescents and adults with ASD. - 12. Improving socialization in adolescents and adults with ASD. - SECTION V ADULTHOOD: HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT. - 13. Improving outcomes in higher education for adults with ASD. - 14. Supporting individuals with ASD in employment settings.
Summary: "One of the most respected and widely used autism interventions, Pivotal Response Treatment uses natural learning opportunities to modify key behaviors in children-leading to widespread positive effects on communication, behavior, and social skills. Now the pioneering experts behind PRT have created a comprehensive modern guide to this research-based approach, completely reworked and revised for today's therapists, educators, and parents. Use the proven PRT approach to * advance children's communication and language skills, even in extremely challenging cases * aid early identification and intervention * improve children's motivation and performance in school * foster friendships with peers during play dates and other social interactions * increase positive behavior by combining functional assessment and self-management strategies * decrease disruptive behavior * help young adults make a smooth transition to college, career, and community life Strengthened with new research and more step-by-step guidance, this bestselling PRT guide is now reorganized to support children on their whole developmental trajectory, from infancy through adulthood. New and revised chapters cover critical topics and the book's down-to-earth, accessible style ensures that all readers can grasp PRT principles and apply them effectively. With this proven approach backed by more than 25 years of research, professionals and families will support children with autism as they enjoy more positive interactions, more effective communication, and higher academic achievement."
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"Previous edition copyright 2006"--T.p. verso.

"PRT guidance from infancy to adulthood"--Cover.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

SECTION I OVERVIEW: PIVOTAL RESPONSE TREATMENT IN CONTEXT. - 1. The history and basic concept of pivotal response treatment. - 2. Assessment, feedback and treatment planning. - 3. Ecoculltural theory and cultural diversity. - SECTION II BEGINNING STAGES: EARLY INTERVENTION. 4. Intervention for infants and young toddlers. - 5. Teaching first words. - 6. Expanding friendship opportunities for children with ASD. - SECTION III CHILDHOOD: TREATMENT OPTIONS AT HOME AND AT SCHOOL. - 7. Parent education in Pivotal Response Treatment. - 8. Inclusive education. - 9. Motivational academics. - SECTION IV ADOLESCENCE AND YOUNG ADULTHOOD: MOVING TOWARD INDEPENDENCE. - 10. Functional behavior assessment and self-management. - 11. Improving communication skills in adolescents and adults with ASD. - 12. Improving socialization in adolescents and adults with ASD. - SECTION V ADULTHOOD: HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT. - 13. Improving outcomes in higher education for adults with ASD. - 14. Supporting individuals with ASD in employment settings.

"One of the most respected and widely used autism interventions, Pivotal Response Treatment uses natural learning opportunities to modify key behaviors in children-leading to widespread positive effects on communication, behavior, and social skills. Now the pioneering experts behind PRT have created a comprehensive modern guide to this research-based approach, completely reworked and revised for today's therapists, educators, and parents. Use the proven PRT approach to
* advance children's communication and language skills, even in extremely challenging cases
* aid early identification and intervention
* improve children's motivation and performance in school
* foster friendships with peers during play dates and other social interactions
* increase positive behavior by combining functional assessment and self-management strategies
* decrease disruptive behavior
* help young adults make a smooth transition to college, career, and community life
Strengthened with new research and more step-by-step guidance, this bestselling PRT guide is now reorganized to support children on their whole developmental trajectory, from infancy through adulthood. New and revised chapters cover critical topics and the book's down-to-earth, accessible style ensures that all readers can grasp PRT principles and apply them effectively. With this proven approach backed by more than 25 years of research, professionals and families will support children with autism as they enjoy more positive interactions, more effective communication, and higher academic achievement."

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