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Technology and the Treatment of Children with Autism by Teresa A. Cardon

By Teresa A. Cardon

This quantity analyzes contemporary technological breakthroughs in helping youngsters with autism spectrum sickness (ASD). Chapters provide functional advice in such parts as evaluation, remedy making plans, and collaborative intervention. The booklet additionally provides findings on and software program techniques and emphasizes their effectiveness in scientific practices which are special to precise cognitive, social, educational and motor ability parts. moreover, it describes promising new deficit-reducing and skill-enhancing applied sciences at the horizon.

Featured themes include:

  • Developing and helping the writing talents of people with ASD via assistive technologies.
  • The ways that visible organizers may well aid govt functionality, summary language comprehension and social learning.
  • Do-as-I’m-doing events related to video modeling and autism.
  • The use of expertise to facilitate own, social and vocational talents in early life with ASD.
  • Evidence-based guide for college students with ASD.
  • The use of cellular know-how to help group engagement and independence.

Technology and therapy of youngsters with Autism Spectrum disease is an important source for clinicians and similar pros in addition to researchers and graduate scholars throughout such disciplines as baby and faculty psychology, rehabilitation drugs, academic know-how, occupational remedy, speech pathology and social work.

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F. Lynch When determining the initial stages of developing the communication page layout, one should bear in mind that following a typical sequence for oral language should apply with the AAC as well. For example, teaching the child to point, use single-word vocabulary and one-to-one correspondence with a symbol and object, then begin to combine two “words” or symbols, follows a typical pattern of oral language development in typical children, and allows expansion of language skill in the AAC user.

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