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Title Social skills and adaptive behavior in learners with autism spectrum disorders / edited by Peter F. Gerhardt and Daniel Crimmins.

Published Baltimore : Paul H. Brookes, c2013.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  618.9285882 SOCI    DUE 16-08-19
Physical description xix, 308 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Notes "OAR, Organization for Autism Research"--Cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents I.Current Research and Recommendations on Social Skills and Adaptive Behavior -- 1.Social and Adaptive Behavior in the Context of Family Life / Suzanne Letso -- 2.The Assessment of Social Skills / Erik A. Mayville -- 3.Behavior Analytic Interventions for Developing Social Skills in Individuals with Autism / Mary Jane Weiss -- 4.Interpreting the Efficacy Research on Group-Delivered Social Skills Intervention for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders / Kathleen Koenig -- 5.The Junction of Joint Attention and Communicative or Social Competence / Joanne Gerenser -- 6.Building Social Skills and Social Relationships in School Settings: The Role of Schoolwide Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports / Pei-Yu Chen -- 7.Pivotal Response Treatment and the Development of Social Competence / Daniel Openden -- 8.The Development of Self-Help Skills in Children with Autism / Stephen R. Anderson --
Contents note continued: 9.Adaptive Behavior in Adolescents and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Ongoing Research and Future Implications / Gloria Satriale -- 10.Peer Acceptance, Social Engagement, and Friendship: Critical Social Goals for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders / Mark Kretzmann -- 11.Impact of Psychopharmacology on Adaptive and Social Responding in Learners with Autism Spectrum Disorders / Roy Sanders -- 12.Pseudoscience in Social Skills Research and Interventions / Thomas Zane -- 13.Bringing Social Competence Interventions to Scale in Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Next Challenge / John Lutzker -- II.Perspectives from Individuals on the Autism Spectrum, Family Members, and Service Providers -- Adults on the Autism Spectrum Mentoring Children on the Spectrum / Linda Styles -- It's All a Sham / Walt Guthrie -- To Fit or Not to Fit / Patricia Lanaspa -- The Middle School Dance: A Mother's Answer / Stacey Ramirez --
Contents note continued: "Refl-Ex-ions" on OAR 2008 / Rosa I. Arriaga -- An Open Response to Dan Crimmins and Peter Gerhardt, et al.: A Response to the Organization for Autism Research and the Applied Research Convocation / Bob Morris -- III.Afterword -- Reflections on the Convocation / Peter F. Gerbardt.
Summary Promoting better social skills and behavior is a top priority for anyone who works with learners with autism - but which practices really improve outcomes? This book contain a synthesis of the latest findings from more than 20 of today's researchers in the field. Coordinated by the respected Organization for Autism Research, this book is an ideal text for future professionals and essential reading for administrators and consultants in educational settings. Readers will explore current evidence and best-practice recommendations. Readers will get first-hand insights from individuals on the autism spectrum and their family members and service providers, who provide balanced perspectives on today's research trends and practices.
Other author Gerhardt, Peter F.
Crimmins, Daniel B. (Daniel Bernard), 1952-
Organization for Autism Research.
Subject Autistic children -- Behavior modification.
Autistic youth -- Behavior modification.
Youth with autism spectrum disorders -- Behavior modification.
Social skills -- Study and teaching.
ISBN 9781598570601 (pbk)
1598570609 (pbk)