Teaching Children with Autism to Mind-Read: The Workbook, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1118314867
  • ISBN-13: 9781118314869
  • DDC: 371.94
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 160 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released April 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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The difficulties experienced by children with autism and related conditions in inferring the thoughts, beliefs, desires, and intentions of others are well documented. Teaching Children with Autism to Mind-Read: A Practical Guide is widely recognized as an innovative and effective teaching resource for practitioners in the field to help individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) improve their understanding of other people's minds. This new workbook expands on the original work of the authors -- all recognized experts in the field -- to present the latest and most effective approaches, strategies, and practical guidelines to help alleviate social and communication problems in individuals with ASD.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Praise for Teaching Children with Autism to Mind-Read: The Workbook.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Introduction.
2: Visual Perspective Taking.
3: Level 1: Simple Perspective Taking.
4: Level 2: Complex Perspective Taking.
5: Conceptual Perspective Taking.
6: Level 3: Seeing Leads to Knowing.
7: Level 3A: Self-Judgment.
8: Level 3B: Other Judgment.
9: Level 4: True Belief.
10: Level 5: False Belief.
11: Level 5A: False Belief—The Unexpected Transfer Task.
12: Level 5B: False Belief—The Unexpected Contents Task.
13: Level 6: Embedded Beliefs.
14: Level 6A: The Unexpected Transfer Task.
15: Level 6B: The Unexpected Contents Task.
Appendix: Summary of Studies Teaching Theory of Mind (ToM) to Children and Adults with Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC).