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Behavioral Issues in Autism : Current Issues in Autism - Eric Schopler

Behavioral Issues in Autism

Current Issues in Autism

By: Eric Schopler (Editor), Gary B. Mesibov (Editor)

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Published: 31st March 1994
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Division TEACCH, a statewide program in North Carolina, serves people with autism and their families through the School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. TEACCH was one of the first, and remains one of the most comprehensive and effective, programs in the world working with this population. Over the years the puzzling and unusual behavior problems these children present have been among the most interesting and challenging of the enigmas parents and professionals confront. This book is designed to provide information on these behaviors that will be relevant and useful. As with the preceding books in our series, Current Issues in Autism, this volume is based in part on one of the annual TEACCH Conferences held in Chapel Hill in May. The books are not simply published proceedings of the conference papers. Instead, conference participants are asked to develop full-length chapters around their presentations. Other international experts, whose work is beyond the scope of each conference but related to its major theme, are asked to contribute chapters as well. These volumes provide the most up-to-date information on research and professional practice available on the most important issues in autism.

Introduction to Behavioral Issues in Autism
General Principles of Behavior Management
Administrative Issues Involving Behavioral Approaches in Autism
Behavioral Priorities for Autism and Related Developmental Disorders
Self-Management of Problematic Social Behavior
Developmental Disorders and Broad Effects of the Environment on Learning and Treatment Effectiveness
Assessment and Treatment of Self-Injurious Behavior
Treatment of Family Problems in Autism
The Impact of Stress and Anxiety on Individuals with Autism and Developmental Disabilities
Structured Teaching
Issues in the Use of Aversives: Factors Associated with Behavior Modification for Autistic and Other Developmentally Disabled People
Some Characteristics of Nonaversive Intervention for Severe Behavior Problems
The Eden Decision Model: A Decision Model with Practical Applications for the Development of Behavior Decelerative Strategies
Author Index
Subject Index
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ISBN: 9780306446009
ISBN-10: 0306446006
Series: Current Issues in Autism
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 296
Published: 31st March 1994
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 1.38