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Building communication and independence for children across the autism spectrum : Strategies to address minimal, language, echolalia, and behavior

By: Field, Elizabeth Ives
Material type: TextTextDescription: 208 pages ; 23 cmISBN: 9781787755468Subject(s): Childhood | Understanding autism interventions | Communication | Nonverbal communication | Behavioural challenges | Resources for practitioners and service providers | Nonspeaking autistic people | Social skillsSummary: "Expert author Elizabeth Ives Field combines four decades of working in the autism field to provide functional, in-depth strategies for children on the spectrum who struggle with communication. Incorporating descriptions of composite children at different developmental stages, this book sets out individual goals and therapy approaches for children who may have no speech, moderately functional speech or echolalia, as well as for highly verbal individuals who may not always use appropriate language. Covering a wide range of interventions to address communication, independence and social behavior, this book provides developmentally appropriate strategies to help children express themselves more effectively, build relationships and reach their full potential."
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"Expert author Elizabeth Ives Field combines four decades of working in the autism field to provide functional, in-depth strategies for children on the spectrum who struggle with communication. Incorporating descriptions of composite children at different developmental stages, this book sets out individual goals and therapy approaches for children who may have no speech, moderately functional speech or echolalia, as well as for highly verbal individuals who may not always use appropriate language.

Covering a wide range of interventions to address communication, independence and social behavior, this book provides developmentally appropriate strategies to help children express themselves more effectively, build relationships and reach their full potential."