Social Skills and Adaptive Behavior in Learners with ASD
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By Peter F. Gerhardt ©2012.
Promoting better social skills and behavior is a top priority for anyone who works with learners with autism-but which practices really improve outcomes? Find out in this cutting-edge volume, a reader-friendly synthesis of the latest findings from more than 20 of today's top researchers in the field.
Coordinated by the highly respected Organization for Autism Research, this accessible book is an ideal text for future professionals and essential reading for administrators and consultants in educational settings. Readers will explore current evidence, best-practice recommendations, and future research directions for:
Readers will also get first-hand insights from individuals on the autism spectrum and their family members and service providers, who provide balanced perspectives on today's research trends and practices. A cornerstone resource for current and future professionals working with learners of all ages, this book will help readers understand what really advances the social skills and behavior of students with autism-so they can use effective practices to improve the lives of children and families. (Softcover; 328 pages.)