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Prescription for success : supporting children with autism spectrum disorders in the medical environment / Jill Hudson.

By: Hudson, Jill
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Shawnee Mission, KS : Autism Asperger Publishing Co., 2006Description: 124 p. : ill. ; 28 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)ISBN: 9781931282956Subject(s): Across the lifespan | Understanding autism | Childhood | Resources for practitioners and service providers
Contents:
Introduction -- The medical encounter -- Characteristics of children with autism spectrum disorders -- Developmental levels -- Assessment -- Interventions and supports -- Effective implementation of interventions and supports.
Summary: Because of the unique needs of children with ASD, it is important to pay special attention to the details of their experience in the medical environment. Designed to help make the medical experience easier for all involved, this book presents information on ASD, the varying developmental levels, interventions, and assessments that medical staff, parents, educators, and key service providers can use to more effectively interact with and support children with ASD while in the medical setting. The information and techniques presented in "Prescription for Success" can be used by doctors, nurses, medical technicians, residents, interns, and even administrative staff to support children with ASD and their families in what can otherwise be trying circumstances. A CD at the back of the book includes forms and worksheets that can be printed and duplicated.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 86-88).

Introduction -- The medical encounter -- Characteristics of children with autism spectrum disorders -- Developmental levels -- Assessment -- Interventions and supports -- Effective implementation of interventions and supports.

Because of the unique needs of children with ASD, it is important to pay special attention to the details of their experience in the medical environment. Designed to help make the medical experience easier for all involved, this book presents information on ASD, the varying developmental levels, interventions, and assessments that medical staff, parents, educators, and key service providers can use to more effectively interact with and support children with ASD while in the medical setting. The information and techniques presented in "Prescription for Success" can be used by doctors, nurses, medical technicians, residents, interns, and even administrative staff to support children with ASD and their families in what can otherwise be trying circumstances. A CD at the back of the book includes forms and worksheets that can be printed and duplicated.