Filling a critical void in the autism literature, this authoritative yet accessible book provides psychologists, teachers, administrators, advocates, speech/language pathologists, support professionals, and parents with a best practice guide to screening, assessment, and intervention for school-age children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers Ltd, the leading international publisher of books on the autism spectrum, this comprehensive resource combines the best of a user-friendly practical guide and the depth of an academically oriented text book. Grounded in the latest research, special features include an index to 50 evidence based best practice recommendations, quick reference boxes, illustrative case studies, and step-by-step procedures for screening and assessment planning, test selection, IEP development, positive behavior support, and social skills programming. This book makes an ideal text for graduate-level training courses in special education and is certain to become a widely used resource that will meet the needs of both seasoned practitioners and those who are new to the field.
This course is an excellent reference for school psychologists, psychologists, social workers and other the mental health professionals who work with children, particularly those who work in school systems. It is also a great source of assessment and intervention information for nurses, physical therapists and other professionals who work with children diagnosed with Autism and Asperger Syndrome.
Clinical social workers, psychiatric nurses, psychologists, professional counselors, and marriage and family therapists can benefit from this course on Autism and Asperger syndrome. This course may also be helpful for dieticians and nutritionists who work with children who have a diagnosis of Autism. This course is appropriate for beginning, intermediate and advanced level practitioners who wish to develop their knowledge of and clinical skills with Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome.
This course is based upon a book, as such, you must purchase the course materials for this course. The book is inexpensive (about $22) and may be purchased at amazon by clicking on the “Get course Materials” link:
Author: Lee A. Wilkinson, Ed.D., Ph.D., CCBT, NCSP
Learning Objectives: This course will provide the practitioner with detailed information regarding current medical treatment guidelines for Panic Disorder. Specifically, a professional will:
• Recognize the elements and specific features in Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome
• Identify current screening and assessment instruments for Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome
• Distinguish evidenced based treatments for Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome