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Author Anderson, Margaret, 1957-

Title Tales from the table : Lovaas/ABA intervention with children on the autistic spectrum / Margaret Anderson
Published London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (126 pages) : illustrations
Contents Contextualising autism and early intensive behavioural intervention -- Sam's tale : I can try -- Jack's tale : wavy blue cheese -- David's tale : I'm not David, I'm Woody -- Oli's tale : tip that spoon -- John's tale -- Moving along : autism and rights
Summary Tales from the Table is a practitioner's account of the successes and limitations of using Lovaas/ABA home education with five young boys on the autistic spectrum. The abilities and skills of these children before, during and after intervention are documented with a focus on the realities of undertaking Lovaas/ABA home education: the impact of a 35-hour learning week on both child and parents, changing tutors and issues of commitment to the approach. Each chapter includes a commentary on the programme from a different perspective, with the voices of parents, siblings and teachers providing the
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Lovaas, O. Ivar (Ole Ivar), 1927-2010.
Autistic children -- Education -- Case studies.
Home schooling -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2006100076
ISBN 1281105368
1846426111 (electronic bk.)
9781846426117 (electronic bk.)
(paperback; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)