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Victory over Autism : Practical Steps and Wisdom toward Recovery for the Whole Family. by Romaniec, Mary.; Usman, Anju Iona.;
Title Page -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Foreword -- Introduction -- Chapter One: The Childhood Imagined Has Changed: The Grief Cycle and Autism Explained -- Chapter Two: The Necessary Attributes of the Bold Parent -- Chapter Three: Who Cares What Anyone Else Thinks?! Live by Your Own Truth and Opinions -- Chapter Four: You Are the Savvy Expert on Your Child, and Other Time-Worn Truths -- Chapter Five: I Want to Be a Girlfriend Again! Overcoming Grief's Impact on the Marriage -- Chapter Six: My Brother's/Sister's Keeper: Fostering the Needs of the Typical Sibling -- Chapter Seven: Remember to Breathe or You Might End Up in the ER Too: Care for the Caregiver -- Chapter Eight: A Family's Plan of Action -- Chapter Nine: Recovery is Achievable! Obliterating the Myths of Autism -- Implementing the GFCF Diet in 10 Easy Weeks -- Resources -- Bibliography -- Acknowledgments.Children are recovering from autism, as are their families. Children are recovering from autism, and yet the general public is largely unaware that this is even possible, let alone happening at astounding rates. While traditional medicine continues to be stymied on the causes and potential remedies, other physicians and proactive parents have partnered to become a progressive force for change. In Victory over Autism, Mary Romaniec takes the reader through the personal stages parents will experience when their child is first diagnosed with autism, and shows how to become part of the next generation of proactive parents who are making a difference in the well-being of their children and families. Romaniec explores the stages of grief associated with the diagnosis, followed by an examination of the winning attributes parents shouldand willpossess or adopt as they strive toward the goal of better health and full recovery for their child. Victory over Autism includes personal accounts of overcoming the autism odds, looking out for all family members, and addressing marriage issues, and explores ways of getting the parent into the mind-set that a victory over autism is a realizable goal.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Autistic children - Behavior modification.;
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Victory over Autism : Practical Steps and Wisdom toward Recovery for the Whole Family. by Romaniec, Mary.; Usman, Anju Iona.;
Title Page -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Foreword -- Introduction -- Chapter One: The Childhood Imagined Has Changed: The Grief Cycle and Autism Explained -- Chapter Two: The Necessary Attributes of the Bold Parent -- Chapter Three: Who Cares What Anyone Else Thinks?! Live by Your Own Truth and Opinions -- Chapter Four: You Are the Savvy Expert on Your Child, and Other Time-Worn Truths -- Chapter Five: I Want to Be a Girlfriend Again! Overcoming Grief's Impact on the Marriage -- Chapter Six: My Brother's/Sister's Keeper: Fostering the Needs of the Typical Sibling -- Chapter Seven: Remember to Breathe or You Might End Up in the ER Too: Care for the Caregiver -- Chapter Eight: A Family's Plan of Action -- Chapter Nine: Recovery is Achievable! Obliterating the Myths of Autism -- Implementing the GFCF Diet in 10 Easy Weeks -- Resources -- Bibliography -- Acknowledgments.Children are recovering from autism, as are their families. Children are recovering from autism, and yet the general public is largely unaware that this is even possible, let alone happening at astounding rates. While traditional medicine continues to be stymied on the causes and potential remedies, other physicians and proactive parents have partnered to become a progressive force for change. In Victory over Autism, Mary Romaniec takes the reader through the personal stages parents will experience when their child is first diagnosed with autism, and shows how to become part of the next generation of proactive parents who are making a difference in the well-being of their children and families. Romaniec explores the stages of grief associated with the diagnosis, followed by an examination of the winning attributes parents shouldand willpossess or adopt as they strive toward the goal of better health and full recovery for their child. Victory over Autism includes personal accounts of overcoming the autism odds, looking out for all family members, and addressing marriage issues, and explores ways of getting the parent into the mind-set that a victory over autism is a realizable goal.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2018. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Autistic children - Behavior modification.;
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Key Learning Skills for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders [electronic resource] : A Blueprint for Life by Whitman, Thomas L.(SAGE)1737611; DeWitt, Nicole.(SAGE)1606683;
Key Learning Skills for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Blueprint for Life; Preface; 1. Selection of Appropriate Interventions; 2. Interventions; 3. Core Learning Skills; 4. Emotion-Related Problems; 5. Sensory Problems; 6. Sensorimotor Deficiencies; 7. Language and Communication Problems; 8. Cognitive Deficiencies; 9. Social Interaction Problems; 10. Self-Regulation Deficiencies; 11. Behavioral Problems, Developmental Challenges and Medical Issues; About the authors; Subject Index; Author IndexFinding a way of simultaneously addressing the sensory, motor, emotional, communicative, cognitive and social needs of children on the autism spectrum can be a real challenge, and choosing from the vast array of options available is a daunting task. This book provides a blueprint for an educational intervention program that is evidence-based, comprehensive in scope and integrative in its approach. Grouping techniques into five categories for discussion, the book examines autism spectrum disorders within a developmental context, and shows that interventions with autistic individuals are not onl
Subjects: Electronic books.; Autistic children -- Behavior modification.; Autistic children -- Education.;
© 2011., Jessica Kingsley Publishers,
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Addressing the challenging behavior of children with high functioning autism/Asperger syndrome in the classroom : a guide for teachers and parents / by Moyes, Rebecca A.(Rebecca Ann),1960-(SAGE)1552844;
Includes bibliographical references (p. 147) and index.
Subjects: Autistic children; Autistic children;
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Autism and Appropriate Touch [electronic resource] : A Photocopiable Resource for Helping Children and Teens on the Autism Spectrum Understand the Complexities of Physical Interaction by Werner James, Abigail Werner.; Tay, Kaiyee.;
Introduction; How to Use This Book; Part 1; Lesson One: Understanding Traffic-Signal Colors and Using Them to Relate to Actions; Lesson Two: Identifying and Listing People According to Groups; Lesson Three: Introduction for the Learner to the Topic of Touch; Part 2; Lesson Four: Physicians, Nurses, Medical Technicians, and Emergency-Helpers; Lesson Five: Close Family Members and Adult Friends who Are Like Family; Lesson Six: Younger Children; Lesson Seven: Peers; Lesson Eight: Teachers; Lesson Nine: More Distant Family Members and Adult Friends; Lesson Ten: Community Members and StrangersPart 3Follow-Up Discussion A; Protection from Abuse ; Follow-Up Discussion B; Explanation of Urges to Touch Inappropriately; Follow-Up Discussion C; Touching Oneself; Follow-Up Discussion D; Proximity when Not Touching; Follow-Up Discussion E; Accidental Touches; ReferencesChildren and teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder can find the complicated social rules around touch very difficult, and this can leave them vulnerable. This educational resource provides ready-to-use lessons with photocopiable worksheets to teach about appropriate touch and social boundaries in family, educational, and community settings.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Autistic children -- Behavior modification.; Social interaction in children;
© 2015., Jessica Kingsley Publishers,
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Autism Spectrum Disorder and De-escalation Strategies [electronic resource] : A practical guide to positive behavioural interventions for children and young people by Brown, Steve(SAGE)1745326;
Autism Spectrum Disorder and De-escalation Strategies: A practical guide to positive behavioural interventions for children and young people; Introduction; Chapter 1. Autism Spectrum Disorder and Behaviour; Chapter 2. De-escalation; Chapter 3. Environment; Chapter 4. Language Strategies; Chapter 5. Visual Strategies; Chapter 6. Behaviour Management; Chapter 7. Risk Assessment, Guidance and Legalities; Chapter 8. Restrictive Physical Intervention and Positive Handling; Appendix: Risk Assessment; References; Blank Page; IndexDiscussing a variety of de-escalation and behaviour management strategies, this book offers practical guidance on using non-physical and physical interventions to support children (aged 3-18) on the autism spectrum or with emotional, social and behavioural difficulties, and to keep them and others safe.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Autism; Autistic children -- Behavior modification.; Autistic children -- Education.; Behavior therapy -- Methods.; Children with autism spectrum disorders -- Education.;
© 2014., Jessica Kingsley Publishers,
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Make Your Own Picture Stories for Kids with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) [electronic resource] : A DIY Guide for Parents and Carers by Attwood, Brian.;
Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1; The Answer Lies in Your Hands; Chapter 2; It's Easier Than You Think; Chapter 3 ; Stick Your Toe in the Water; Chapter 4; Words Are Pictures Too; Chapter 5; From Single Image to Story; Chapter 6; Here's Some I Made Earlier; Chapter 7; Over to You; Chapter 8; Against the Clock; Chapter 9; Not the End but Perhaps the End of the Beginning; _GoBackEver wanted to create a picture story to help your ASD kid get through a difficult situation, but let your lack of artistic skills hold you back? That won't be a problem anymore, with this step-by-step guide to creating simple picture stories that can be adapted for absolutely any situation, whether at home, in the classroom, or on-the-go.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Autistic children -- Behavior modification.; Narrative therapy; Parents of autistic children; Picture books for children -- Authorship.;
© 2015., Jessica Kingsley Publishers,
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The Autism Discussion Page on anxiety, behavior, school, and parenting strategies [electronic resource] : A toolbox for helping children with autism feel safe, accepted, and competent by Nason, Bill.;
THE AUTISM DISCUSSION PAGE: on Anxiety, Behavior, School, and Parenting Strategies; Introduction; Basic premises underlying these books; How to read these books; How to use the strategies; Things to consider; Chapter 1: Families, Caregivers, and Teachers; As your child's voice, I "thank you"!; Be a "working partner" to become a "trusted guide"; Don't beat yourself over the head!; Don't take a back seat to anyone!; Anger after first receiving the diagnosis; Family-centered planning; Help the children feel "safe and accepted" and they will be attracted to youhelp them to feel "competent" and they will follow your lead!Look at yourself in the mirror and smile; Are you a good parent?; My hat goes off to all you grandparents out there!; Parents take the lead and drive the supports!; Siblings! Let's celebrate them!; Mom/Dad, sleep well tonight!; Slow down, take a breath, and share the moment!; You're the teacher, therapist, coach, and mentor!; Types of support!; When I think about being exhausted, I think of you!; Yes, I love you!; To parents and adults on the spectrum: "If they don't make you stronger, get rid of them!"If it doesn't feel right, avoid it! If it makes sense, try it!Chapter 2: Stress and Anxiety; Anxiety on the spectrum!; Anxiety is inevitable when you don't "fit in"; Start with the nervous system!; Change conditions causing stress!; Make the world more understandable!; Identify, label, and cope with stress!; Teaching new coping skills; Anxiety: distortion of two appraisals; Cognitive treatment strategies; Physical activity and stress management; Chapter 3: Comfort Zones; Novelty and uncertainty: essence of learning; Safety in comfort zones! Define them, respect them, but slowly stretch them!Rigidity in comfort zonesStretching comfort zones; "Just right" challenge; Principles of stretching; Tools for stretching: exposure plus support!; Example #1: Fear of crowded places; Example #2: Rigid/inflexible thinking; Trying new things: stretching comfort zones; Don't pressure me or shield me; support me!; Chapter 4: Challenging Behavior; Do you think I am having fun?; Irrational behavior!; Change conditions first, before trying to change the child; Validating emotions before punishing behavior; Hyperactivity and autism; Sensory diet, biomedical, and structure for hyperactivityDifficulty sleepingDealing with oppositional behavior; Impulsive or oppositional? Purposeful or intentional?; Help, my child is always resistant, oppositional, and non-compliant!; Making transitions easier!; Repeated questioning!; Self-abuse; Severe self-injurious behavior; Treating self-injurious behavior; Treating acting-out, escape behavior; Finger picking; Teaching "soft hands"; Problems in the community; Wandering: safety and protection first; Wandering: personal observations; Wandering: proactive strategies for seeking behavior; Wandering: proactive strategies for escape/avoidanceWandering: proactive strategies-focus on what you want them to do!This book compiles posts from the popular online Autism Discussion Page to provide simple and effective strategies for helping children with autism spectrum disorders to feel safe, accepted and competent. This volume covers anxiety and stress, challenging behaviors, stretching comfort zones, discipline, and school issues.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Autism in children -- Psychological aspects.; Autistic children -- Behavior modification.; Autistic children -- Rehabilitation.; Emotional problems of children -- Prevention.;
© 2014., Jessica Kingsley Publishers,
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Speak, Move, Play and Learn with Children on the Autism Spectrum [electronic resource] : Activities to Boost Communication Skills, Sensory Integration and Coordination Using Simple Ideas from Speech and Language Pathology and Occupational Therapy by Brady, Lois Jean.(SAGE)1605133; Gonzalez, America X.(SAGE)1605138; Zawadzki, Maciej.; Presley, Corinda.;
Speak, Move, Play and Learn with Children on the Autism Spectrum: Activities to Boost Communication Skills, Sensory Integration and Coordination Using Simple Ideas from Speech and Language Pathology and Occupational Therapy; Acknowledgments; About the Illustrator; Introduction; How to use this book; Helpful icons; Best practices and strategies that guarantee success; What is Speak, Move, Play and Learn with Children on the Autism Spectrum?; Why it works; How it works; Who should do it?; Where do we do it?; 1. Social Pragmatic Skills; 2. What is Assistive Technology (AT)?With whom do we use AT?Where do we use AT?; When do we use AT?; Does AT work?; 3. Sensory Integration; 4. The Store; What is it?; Why it works; Success strategies and best practices for The Store; Making Pictures for Your Communication System; The Store 1-Establishing the Communication Exchange; The Store 2-Adding Distance; The Store 3-Visual Discrimination; The Store 4-Making Purposeful, Deliberate Choices; The Store 5-Building Sentence Length and Complexity; The Store 6-Using Money; The Store 7-Adding Comments and Vocational Skills; 5. Simply Sensory; Oral Motor Fun; Scent SenseStretch for ComfortSpring Seed; What's in the Bag?; Whatcha Got?; Pasta Puzzle; Fruity Greetings; Smell That?; Beanie Shapes; Balloon Paddle; Seasonal Sensory Play-Dough; Shaving Cream Rainbow; Skipping Stones; Sock Snake; 6. Cooking; Cooking together provides an opportunity to spend time together; Building memories; Spending time in the kitchen will boost their confidence; Discovering new flavors; Lasting skills; Healthy eating habits; Sensory experience; What else can be learned through cooking?; PBJ Sandwich Shapes; Taco Treat; Lotsa Pasta; French Toast Fingers and a ThumbFun Shaped PancakesSalsa Snack; Tres Leches Cake (Three Milks Cake); Lemonade; English Muffin Pizza; Crunchy Banana Cookies; Fun-Do; Cupcake Match Up; Shake It!; 7. Artistry; Safari Search; Edible Jewelry; Noodle Painting; Chinese Dragon or Nordic Water Serpent; "Who Am I?" Collage; Paper "Me Dolls"; Fuzzy Sheep; Coiled Creature; Personal Puzzle; Watercolor Initials; Straw Painting; Recycled Bowling; Tick-Tock; Cable Car; 8. Activities of Daily Living; Hair Flair; On Your Marks, Get Set, Get Dressed!; Shoes and Socks; Sock Ball Pitch; Make Your Bed; Clean Your Room Too; Hidden MessagesAnimal HouseBrushy, Brushy, Brushy; Necktie It Up!; "Go Fish" for Socks; Pet Care Practice; Recycling Round-Up; The Gift of Giving; 9. The Miracle of Music; The Tambourine; The Flute; The Drum; The Box Guitar; The Ghungroos; The Oboe Straw; The Castanets; The Me Band; Tap, Rub, Pinch, Shake; The Harmonica; 10. Success Stories; Classroom 205; Oral motor success story; Artistry success story; Conclusion; Appendix; Descriptors for the five senses; Girl outline; Boy outline; References and Further Reading; References; Further readingThis practical resource explains how to use simple ideas from speech and language pathology and occupational therapy to boost communication, sensory integration and coordination in children on the autism spectrum. For use in the classroom or home, and in community settings, it contains easy-to-follow goal-oriented activities and lesson plans.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Autism spectrum disorders in children; Autistic children -- Rehabilitation.; Autistic youth; Youth with autism spectrum disorders -- Behavior modification.;
© 2012., Jessica Kingsley Publishers,
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Step-by-Step Curriculum for Early Learners with Autism Spectrum Disorders [electronic resource]. by Hilsen, Lindsay.(DLC)1606479;
A Step-by-Step Curriculum for Early Learners with Autism Spectrum Disorders; Acknowledgements; Introduction; About the Author; Part I Assessment; Assessment Directions; Assessment Section Example; Choosing Programs to Work On; Total Percentages Record Sheet; Comments; Basic Programs; Quiet Hands; Attending; Responds to Name; Eye Contact; Pointing Program; Responds to Various Directions to Identify an Object/Picture/Item; Behavior Programs; Wait Program; Transition; Desensitization to Touch; Desensitization to Dentist; Desensitization to Doctor; Desensitization to Haircuts; Clean UpMotor ProgramsGross Motor Imitation; Motor Imitation; Fine Motor Imitation; Oral Motor Imitation; Color Between the Lines; Copy Straight Lines; Receptive Programs; One Step Directions; Two Step Directions; Receptive Identification of Pictures; Receptive Identification of Objects; Receptive Identification of Body Parts; Receptive Identification of Articles of Clothing; Receptive Identification of Familiar People; Receptive Identification of Emotions; Receptive Identification of Community Helpers; Receptive Identification of Environmental Sounds; Expressive ProgramsExpressive Identification of PicturesExpressive Identification of Objects; Expressive Identification of Body Parts; Expressive Identification of Articles of Clothing; Expressive Identification of Familiar People; Expressive Identification of Emotions; Expressive Identification of Community Helpers; Expressive Identification of Environmental Sounds; Action Programs; Receptive Identification of Actions; Expressive Identification of Actions; Imitates Actions of Others; Imitates Two Step Actions; Pretends to do an Action; Communication Programs; Points to Communicate; Yes/No ; MandingRequests with Eye ContactGets Attention of Others; Says Bye; Says Hi; Imitates Sounds; Uses Different Words to Request; Intraverbal Programs; Common Animal Intraverbals; Common Intraverbals; Daily Activity Intraverbals; Social Questions; Play Programs; Single Piece Puzzle; Shape Sorter; Plays By Self; Various Methods of Play; Ball Play ; Plays with Indoor Toys; Outdoor Play; Uses Language While Playing; Sings Songs; Games; Pretend Play; Self Help Programs; Drinks from a Cup; Uses a Spoon; Uses a Fork; Getting Dressed: Shoes; Getting Dressed: Pants; Getting Dressed: Shirt; Wash HandsDry HandsSort/Match Programs; Match Identical Picture to Picture; Match Identical Object to Object; Match Object to Picture; Sort Identical Items; Sort Non-Identical Items; Academic Programs; Receptive Identification of Colors; Expressive Identification of Colors; Receptive Identification of Shapes; Expressive Identification of Shapes; Receptive Identification of Upper Case Letters; Receptive Identification of Lower Case Letters; Expressive Identification of Upper Case Letters; Expressive Identification of Lower Case Letters; Rote Counting; Counting ObjectsReceptive Identification of NumbersApplied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is recognized as one of the most effective ways to teach children with autism and studies have shown that the earlier the interventions take place the more likely they are to have a profound, positive impact on a child's later development.Using the latest research into best practice for children with autism, this curriculum gives a clear outline on what to teach and how to teach it utilizing the principles of ABA. The book is divided up into three sections, each with built-in data collection, and features a CD with all the material in the book so you can print o
Subjects: Electronic books.; Autistic children -- Education -- Curricula.; Autistic children -- Education.; Behavior modification; Behavior therapy -- Methodology.; Behavioral assessment; Children with autism spectrum disorders;
© 2011., Jessica Kingsley Publishers,
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