A best practice guide to assessment and intervention for autism and Asperger syndrome in schools (Book, 2010) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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A best practice guide to assessment and intervention for autism and Asperger syndrome in schools

A best practice guide to assessment and intervention for autism and Asperger syndrome in schools

Author: Lee A Wilkinson
Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This best practice guide offers a balance of conceptual, practical, and empirical information designed to bridge the research-to-practice gap in identifying, assessing, and treating school-aged children with autism-related conditions. With illustrative case studies, FAQs, quick reference boxes, a best practice index, and a glossary, this accessible guide will appeal to teachers, counselors, psychologists, social  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lee A Wilkinson
ISBN: 9781849058117 1849058113
OCLC Number: 477288329
Description: 208 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Ch. 1 Introduction and overview --
Ch. 2 Best practice in screening --
Ch. 3 Best practice in assessment --
Ch. 4 Case examples : Jeremy and Sally --
Ch. 5 Best practice for intervention and treatment --
Ch. 6 Best practice in special needs education --
Ch. 7 Future directions and conclusion --
Frequently asked questions (FAQ) --
Glossary of terms --
Glossary of acronyms --
App. A The autism spectrum quotient --
children's version (AQ-child) --
App. B Childhood autism spectrum test (CAST) --
App. C ASD assessment worksheet --
App. D ASD observation checklist --
App. E IDEA disability categories --
App. F A summary of DSM-IV-TR criteria --
App. G Sample IEP goals and objectives --
App. H Resources for further information.
Responsibility: Lee A. Wilkinson ; [foreword by Diane Twachtman-Cullen].

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This book provides a practical and scientifically-based approach to the assessment and diagnosis of autism spectrum conditions. It offers a balance of conceptual, practical and empirical information  Read more...
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This book is recommended for Educational Psychologists, Teachers and Educators. Its language is accessible, its content clear and practical. The book should be essential reading for mainstream Read more...

 
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