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Teaching Individuals with Developmental Delays: Basic Intervention Techniques

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Teaching Individuals with Developmental Delays: Basic Intervention Techniques

  • Publisher: Pro-Ed Inc
  • Grade Level: All
  • Item #: 10136

Price: $70.00   SRP: $70.00


Teaching Individuals with Developmental Delays: Basic Intervention Techniques is the sequel to Teaching Developmentally Disabled Children: The Me Book.
Following in the legacy of his earlier classic book, O. Ivar Lovaas,
director of the Lovaas Institute for Early Intervention, has skillfully
brought together his important ideas and those of other renowned experts
to provide an essential resource in the field of autism and
developmental disabilities. Based on proven practices, Teaching Individuals with Developmental Delays
offers detailed descriptions of current programs and addresses the
critical issues related to developmental disabilities for professionals
of Special Education, Law, and Psychology.

The book has the following sections:

  • Basic Concepts
    Diagnosis, Behavior Delays, Behavior Excesses, and Typical Behaviors;
    The Continuity Model, Alternatives to Diagnoses; Evaluation of
    Behavioral Treatment; Preparatory Steps; Excessive Tantrums and
    Self-Injurious Behavior; Motivational Problems; Attentional Problems
  • Transition to Treatment
    Establishing Cooperation and Tantrum Reduction; Summary of the Basic
    Treatment Step; Introduction to Matching and Imitation; Matching and
    Sorting; Nonverbal Imitation; Introduction to Language Programs; Early
    Receptive Language
  • Early Learning Concepts
    Discrimination Learning; Receptive Identification of Objects; Receptive
    Identification of Behaviors; Early Play Skills; Arts and Crafts;
    Self-help Skills
  • Expressive Language Verbal
    Imitation; Expressive Labeling of Objects; Expressive Labeling of
    Behaviors; Early Abstract Language; Early Grammar; Prepositions;
  • Strategies for Visual Learners
    Reading and Writing; Communication Strategies; Making Treatment Gains;
    Involving Parents in Treatment; Data Collection; Considerations in
    Selecting Consultation for Home-Based Programs; Common Problems in
  • Programmatic Consideration
    Strategies for Creating an Early Intervention, Parent Support
    Organization; The Blueprint for Obtaining a Free and Appropriate Public
    Education for Your Preschool-Aged Autistic or PDD Children; Notes from
    the Front: The Current Wave in ABA Litigation; Pyramid Building;
    Clarifying Comments on the UCLA Young Autism Project

A valuable resource for professionals who:

  • Teach teachers
  • Teach students with autism or other developmental delays
  • Advocate for students and their parents
  • Develop policy and programs
  • Work with paraprofessionals working with students
  • Work with parents of children with autism and developmental delays

To see more of this product's contents:

455 pages 8.5 x 11, softcover 2003