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Teaching Social Communication to Children with Autism (2 Book Set)
A Practitioner's Guide to Parent Training and A Manual for Parents
by Brooke Ingersoll and Anna Dvortcsak

This two-book/DVD package presents a parent training approach that is accessible, evidence based, and highly practical. Grounded in developmental and behavioral research, the Practitioner’s Guide provides step-by-step guidelines for conducting parent training individually or in groups. It takes proven techniques for promoting the social-communication skills of young children with autism (up to age 6) and breaks them into simple yet effective steps for parents to follow.

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This two-book/DVD package presents a parent training approach that is accessible, evidence based, and highly practical. Grounded in developmental and behavioral research, the Practitioner’s Guide provides step-by-step guidelines for conducting parent training individually or in groups. It takes proven techniques for promoting the social-communication skills of young children with autism (up to age 6) and breaks them into simple yet effective steps for parents to follow. The DVD, for use in the training sessions, features video clips of parents implementing the techniques with their children, as well as PowerPoint slides. The Practitioner’s Guide also features 30 reproducible handouts and forms.

Size: 8" x 10½" 386-Page Practitioner's Guide + DVD and 144-Page Manual for Parents

Practitioner's Guide to Parent Training I. An Introduction to Parent Training 1. Training Parents of Young Children with ASD: An Overview 2. Planning and Implementing Project ImPACT 3. Program Challenges, Solutions, and Modifications II. Individual Parent Training Program Session Guidelines *Session 1. Overview of the Program and Goal Development *Session 2. Review Goals and Set Up Your Home for Success *Session 3. Follow Your Child's Lead *Session 4. Imitate Your Child *Session 5. Animation *Sessions 6–7. Modeling and Expanding Language *Session 8. Playful Obstruction *Session 9. Balanced Turns, Part 1: Turn Taking *Session 10. Balanced Turns, Part 2: Modeling and Expanding Play *Session 11. Communicative Temptations *Session 12. Review of the Interactive Teaching Techniques *Sessions 13–14. Overview of the Direct Teaching Techniques *Sessions 15–16. Teaching Your Child Expressive Language *Session 17. Teaching Your Child Receptive Language *Session 18. Teaching Your Child Social Imitation *Session 19. Teaching Your Child Play *Session 20. Review of the Direct Teaching Techniques *Sessions 21–22. Putting It All Together *Session 23. Update Goals *Session 24. Moving Forward (Final Session) Follow-Up Session III. Group Parent Training Program Session Guidelines *Session 1 (Group). Overview of the Program and Set Up Your Home for Success *Session 2 (Coaching). Review of Set Up Your Home for Success and Goal Development *Session 3 (Group). Make Play Interactive and Modeling and Expanding Language *Session 4 (Coaching). Review of Make Play Interactive and Modeling and Expanding Language *Session 5 (Group). Create Opportunities for Your Child to Engage or Communicate and Overview of the Direct Teaching Techniques *Session 6 (Coaching). Review of Create Opportunities for Your Child to Engage or Communicate *Session 7 (Group). Teaching Your Child Expressive and Receptive Language *Session 8 (Coaching). Review of Teaching Your Child Expressive and Receptive Language *Session 9 (Group). Teaching Your Child Social Imitation and Play *Session 10 (Coaching). Review of Teaching Your Child Social Imitation and Play *Session 11 (Group). Putting It All Together *Session 12 (Coaching). Review of Putting It All Together *Follow-Up Session Appendices: A. Reproducible Materials for the Individual and Group Training Formats. B. DVD Guide. DVD: Includes Video Clips and PowerPoint slides. Manual for Parents About This Manual I. Introduction 1. Overview of the Program 2. Set Up Your Home for Success II. Interactive Teaching Techniques 3. Follow Your Child’s Lead 4. Imitate Your Child 5. Animation 6. Modeling and Expanding Language 7. Playful Obstruction 8. Balanced Turns 9. Communicative Temptations 10. Review of the Interactive Teaching Techniques III. Direct Teaching Techniques 11. Overview of the Direct Teaching Techniques 12. Teaching Your Child Expressive Language 13. Teaching Your Child Receptive Language 14. Teaching Your Child Social Imitation 15. Teaching Your Child Play 16. Review of the Direct Teaching Techniques IV. Putting It All Together and Moving Forward 17. Putting It All Together 18. Moving Forward (Final Session) Further Reading


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