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Title Handbook of autism and pervasive developmental disorders. Volume 2, Assessment, interventions, and policy / edited by Fred R. Volkmar [and others]
Edition Fourth edition
Published Hoboken : Wiley, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (635 pages)
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Preface; Section IV Assessment; Chapter 24 Screening for Autism in Young Children; Characteristics of Autism in Young Children; Importance of Early Screening for Autism; The Screening Process; Review of Level 1 Screening Measures; Review of Level 2 Screening Measures; Conclusion and Future Directions; Cross-References; References; Chapter 25 Diagnostic Instruments in Autistic Spectrum Disorders; General Issues in Diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorder; Issues in Selecting the Appropriate Focus and Level of Analysis
Chapter 30 Comprehensive Treatment Models for Children and Youth With Autism Spectrum DisordersOperationalization; Implementation Measures; Replication; Efficacy Research; Individual Studies of CTM Features; Contemporary Influences on Development, Adoption, and Implementation of CTMs; Conclusion; Cross-References; References; Chapter 31 Targeted Interventions for Social Communication Symptoms in Preschoolers With Autism Spectrum Disorders; Introduction; Intervention; Five Promising Interventions: Effects on Generalized Characteristics
Implications of Information From Other Areas of Research for Diagnostic InstrumentsDiagnostic Instruments and More Intellectually Able Individuals With ASD (Some of Whom Would Have Formerly Been Diagnosed as Having DSM-IV Asperger's Disorder); Validity; Diagnostic Instruments for Autism; General Behavioral Measures that Include Core Features of ASD; Rating Scales; Diagnostic Interviews; Direct Observation Scales; Instruments For Asperger's Disorder; Conclusions; Cross-References; References; Chapter 26 Clinical Evaluation in Multidisciplinary Settings; Diagnostic Assessment
Specialized Assessments for Autism and Related ConditionsIntegration of Findings; Summary; Cross-References; References; Chapter 27 Assessing Communication in Autism Spectrum Disorders; Assessing Prelinguistic Communication; Assessing Early Linguistic Communication; Assessing Communication in Children With Advanced Language; Conclusion; Cross-References; References; Chapter 28 Behavioral Assessment of Individuals With Autism: Current Practice and Future Directions; Characteristics of Behavioral Assessment: A Functional Ecological Approach; Domains of Behavioral Assessment
The Educational Relevance of Ecological AssessmentLimitations and Future Directions; Determination of Variables Controlling the Target Behavior; Development of a Treatment Plan; Evaluation of the Effects of Intervention; Cross-References; References; Section V Interventions; Chapter 29 Interventions for Infants and Toddlers at Risk for Autism Spectrum Disorder; Introduction; Unique Features of Infant Toddler Interventions; Main Therapeutic Approaches in the Literature; Synthesis of Findings; In Closing; Cross-References; References
Summary The latest and most comprehensive resource on autism and related disorders Since the original edition was first published more than a quarter-century ago, The Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders has been the most influential reference work in the field. Volume 2 of this comprehensive work includes a wealth of information from the experts in their respective specialities within the larger field of autism studies: Assessment, Interventions, and Social Policy Perspectives
Notes Links Between Intervention Components and Social Communication
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Autism in children.
Autism spectrum disorders.
Autistic children -- Services for.
Developmental disabilities.
Developmentally disabled children -- Services for.
Child Development Disorders, Pervasive.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Paul, Rhea.
Pelphrey, Kevin A
Rogers, Sally J.
Volkmar, Fred R.
ISBN 0471694428
1118286839 (electronic bk.)
1118911385 (electronic bk.)
9781118286838 (electronic bk.)
9781118911389 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Assessment, Interventions, and Policy