Teaching Children with Autism, 1st Edition

  • Kathleen Ann Quill The Autism Institute, Manchester, MA
  • ISBN-10: 0827362692  |  ISBN-13: 9780827362697
  • 315 Pages
  • © 1996 | Published
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A timely, comprehensive text about autism for the professional speech therapist.

Features and Benefits

  • teaching methods are presented that address the unique cognitive, language and social needs of the child with autism and related pervasive developmental disorders
  • tables within chapters synthesize information for the reader
  • abibliography is included at the end of each chapter to guide reader to additional information on the topic
  • appendices summarize assessment and intervention guidelines to assist reader in implementing teaching strategies

Table of Contents

Introduction. Thinking in Autism: Differences in Learning and Development. The Learning Style of Persons with Autism: An Autobiography. Teaching Children with Autism: What Parents Want. Enhancing Communication in Nonverbal Children with Autism. Assessment & Intervention Strategies for Children Who Use Echolalia. Methods to Enhance Communication in Verbal Children. Strategies to Promote Social-Communicative Interactions. Enhancing Children''s Play. Teaching Children with Autism to "Read" Social Situations. Solving Social & Behavior Problems Through the Use of Environmental Supports. Cognitive Picture Rehearsal: A System to Teach Self-Control.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Kathleen Ann Quill

Kathleen Ann Quill, Ed.D, is the author of numerous articles on autism and language development.