Teaching Social Communication to Children with Autism: A Manual for Parents by Brooke IngersollTeaching Social Communication to Children with Autism: A Manual for Parents by Brooke Ingersoll

Teaching Social Communication to Children with Autism: A Manual for Parents

byBrooke Ingersoll, Anna DvortcsakEditorBrooke Ingersoll

Paperback | January 4, 2010

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This manual helps parents master proven techniques for teaching social-communication skills to young children with autism. The authors clearly describe the skills-building techniques and show how to integrate them into everyday family routines and activities. Designed for use as part of a therapist-guided program, the manual includes reproducible forms. Professionals who want to implement this approach should purchase the authors’ two book/DVD package (ISBN 978-1-60623-442-6), which includes this manual.

Brooke Ingersoll, PhD, is a psychologist and board-certified behavior analyst with a doctoral degree in experimental psychology from the University of California, San Diego. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship in clinical child psychology at the Child Development and Rehabilitation Center at Oregon Health and Science University, Po...
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Title:Teaching Social Communication to Children with Autism: A Manual for ParentsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 10.5 × 8 × 0.68 inPublished:January 4, 2010Publisher:Guilford PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1606234404

ISBN - 13:9781606234402

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Table of Contents

About This Manual

I. Introduction

1. Overview of the Program

2. Set Up Your Home for Success

II. Interactive Teaching Techniques

3. Follow Your Child’s Lead

4. Imitate Your Child

5. Animation

6. Modeling and Expanding Language

7. Playful Obstruction

8. Balanced Turns

9. Communicative Temptations

10. Review of the Interactive Teaching Techniques

III. Direct Teaching Techniques

11. Overview of the Direct Teaching Techniques

12. Teaching Your Child Expressive Language

13. Teaching Your Child Receptive Language

14. Teaching Your Child Social Imitation

15. Teaching Your Child Play

16. Review of the Direct Teaching Techniques

IV. Putting It All Together and Moving Forward

17. Putting It All Together

18. Moving Forward (Final Session)

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