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Naturalistic Developmental Behavioral Interventions for Autism Spectrum Disorder

Naturalistic Developmental Behavioral Interventions for Autism Spectrum Disorder

Volume Editors: Yvonne E.M. Bruinsma Ph.D., BCBA-D, Mendy B. Minjarez, Laura Schreibman Ph.D., Aubyn C. Stahmer Ph.D.,   Chapter Authors: Allison B Jobin, Grace W. Gengoux Ph.D., Erin K. McNerney Ph.D., BCBA-D, Erin A Karp, Lauren Brookman-Frazee, Connie Wong, Matthew Segall, Jennifer Reinehr, Jennifer B. Symon, Kyle Frost, Brooke Ingersoll Ph.D., BCBA, Erin E Soares, Rachel Earl, Amy L. Donaldson Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Rosy Matos Bucio, Jessica Suhrheinrich Ph.D., Laura Hall, Melina Melgarejo, Sarah R Rieth, Aritz Aranbarri   Foreword Author: Geraldine Dawson Ph.D.

ISBN: 978-1-68125-204-9
Pages: 464
Copyright: 2020
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Rooted in both ABA and developmental theory, Naturalistic Developmental Behavioral Interventions (NDBI) are some of today's most effective, evidence-based, and widely used interventions for autism spectrum disorder. Prepare tomorrow's autism professionals for success in the field with this graduate-level textbook, the first comprehensive introduction to the principles and practices of NDBI.

Future professionals will start with a clear and detailed overview of NDBI, examining how these approaches use natural environments and personal interests to motivate the child and bring about lasting improvements in skills and behavior. Then they'll explore the foundational principles of NDBI, take an in-depth look at the most successful NDBI models, and learn how to use specific NDBI strategies to improve child outcomes.

Prepare future professionals to:
  • Identify quality indicators of NDBI programs
  • Understand how proven NDBI models, including Pivotal Response Treatment, Early Start Denver, Enhanced Milieu Teaching, and Project ImPACT fit in the NDBI framework
  • Select meaningful skills to teach children within their natural environment
  • Write measurable and attainable goals across developmental domains
  • Empower parents to use NDBI strategies during everyday interactions with their children
  • Use NDBI strategies to support children in inclusive environments
  • Enhance children's communication skills, social competence, and play skills
  • Support positive behavior and self-regulation using an NDBI framework
  • Work NDBI strategies into school-based activities and lessons

COMPANION MATERIALS: Enhance your instruction with downloadable versions of the datasheets and other forms, sample syllabi to help you integrate this book into your course, PowerPoint decks that summarize key takeaways from the chapters to guide lectures, and a 158-question multiple-choice test bank to help you build course assessments and quizzes.

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Review by: Helen Dumont, Reviewer, Midwest Book Review
"Exceptionally well organized and presented, ‘Naturalistic Developmental Behavioral Interventions for Autism Spectrum Disorder’ is an ideal curriculum textbook and unreservedly commended to the attention of professionals working with autistic children and adults."
Review by: Joshua Feder, Editor in Chief,The Carlat Child Psychiatry Report
"A call to action that operationalizes an empathic approach to each child. Well researched, and laying out [NDBI] principles clearly and broadly, [this book] can lead the field toward more humane and effective care. " —Joshua D Feder, MD, Editor in Chief, The Carlat Child Psychiatry Report
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Chapter 1 Understanding NDBI 3
Schreibman, Allison B. Jobin, and Geraldine Dawson
    ASD Defined
    History of ASD Intervention
    Developmental Science and Its Influence in ASD Early Intervention
    Integration of Behavioral and Developmental Sciences
    Examples of NDBI
    Common Elements of Empirically Validated NDBI
Chapter 2 Considering NDBI Models 21
Mendy B. Minjarez, Yvonne Bruinsma, and Aubyn C. Stahmer
    Early Start Denver Model
    Enhanced Milieu Teaching
    Incidental Teaching/Walden Toddler Program
    Joint Attention,Symbolic Play, Engagement, and Regulation
    Pivotal Response Treatment
    Project ImPACT
Chapter 3 Selecting Meaningful Skills for Teaching in the Natural Environment
Grace W. Gengoux, Erin McNerney, and Mendy B. Minjarez
    Goodness of Fit of NDBI Approaches
    Functional Skills
    The Natural Environment
    Case Example: Jin
Chapter 4 Empowering Parents Through Parent Training and Coaching
Mendy B. Minjarez, Elizabeth A. Karp, Aubyn C. Stahmer, and Lauren Brookman-Frazee
    Parent-Mediated Interventions and NDBI
    Psychological Functioning in Parents of Children With ASD
    Effective Parent Coaching Practices
    Case Example: Gabe
Chapter 5 Fostering Inclusion With Peers and in the Community
Aubyn C. Stahmer, Connie Wong, Matthew J. Segall, and Jennifer Reinehr
    The Importance of Inclusion
    Inclusion in Practice
    Use of NDBI in Inclusive Settings
    Practical Suggestions for Incorporating NDBI Strategies Into Community Programs
    Common Challenges to Inclusion
    Case Example: Preschool Program
    Case Example: Adult Program
Chapter 6 Implementing Motivational Strategies

Mendy B. Minjarez and Yvonne Bruinsma
    NDBI and Motivation
    Measuring Motivation
    Strategies That Enhance Motivation
Chapter 7 Applying Antecedent Strategies
Jennifer B. Symon, Yvonne Bruinsma, and Erin McNerney
    Preparing to Teach
    Setting Up Opportunities in NDBI
    Case Example: Ty
Chapter 8 Implementing Instructional Cues and Prompting Strategies
Kyle M. Frost, Brooke Ingersoll, Yvonne Bruinsma, and Mendy B. Minjarez
    Learning Opportunities Across NDBI Models
    Prompting Strategies
    Prompt Fading
    Examples of Prompts for Specific Skills
    Case Example: Leah
Chapter 9 Using Consequence Strategies
Allison B. Jobin and Laura Schreibman
    Increasing the Strength of a Behavior
    Decreasing the Strength of a Behavior
    Applying the Premack Principle
    Promoting Consequence Effectiveness
    Using Consequences to Maintain Behavior Change
    Shaping and Chaining
    Using Natural Consequences
    Reinforcing Attempts
    Modeling and Expanding on Child’s Response
    Imitating the Child’s Response
    Troubleshooting NDBI Consequence Strategies
Chapter 10 Guiding Meaningful Goal Development
Grace W. Gengoux, Erin E. Soares, and Yvonne Bruinsma
    Formulating Goals
    Case Example: José
    Considerations for Goal Selection
    Case Example: Jenna
    Case Example: Kaleb
    Case Example: Ashir
    Developmental Considerations
    Case Example: Alex
    Case Example: Cole
    Case Example: Josephine
    Case Example: Marco
Section IV Applications of NDBI Strategies
Chapter 11 Targeting Communication Skills

Mendy B. Minjarez, Rachel K. Earl, Yvonne Bruinsma, and Amy L. Donaldson
    Communication Profile of Children With ASD
    Communication Development in Typically Developing Children
    Use of NDBI for Targeting Communication
    Teaching Communication Across Developmental Levels Using NDBI Strategies
Chapter 12 Improving Social Skills and Play
Yvonne Bruinsma and Grace W. Gengoux
    Social Initiations
    Imitation Skills
    Teaching Play With Friends
Chapter 13 Supporting Behavior, Self-Regulation, and Adaptive Skills
Mendy B. Minjarez, Yvonne Bruinsma, and Rosy Matos Bucio
    NDBI and Challenging Behavior
    Relevant Applied Behavior Analysis Interventions
    NDBI Strategies for Teaching Self-Regulation and Adaptive Skills
    Promoting Self-Regulation in Individuals With ASD
    Teaching Adaptive Skills
    Tips for Teaching Self-Regulation and Adaptive Skills
    Case Example: Jonas
Chapter 14 Implementing NDBI in Schools
Aubyn C. Stahmer, Jessica Suhrheinrich, and Laura J. Hall
    Including NDBI Components in Group or Academic Settings
    School-Based Activities Most Suited for NDBI
    Examples of Activities and Lessons
Chapter 15 Collecting Data in NDBI
Mendy B. Minjarez, Melina Melgarejo, and Yvonne Bruinsma
    General Framework for Data Collection
    Data Collection Across NDBI Models
    When and Why Data Are Collected
    Types of Data and Measurement Systems
    Data Collection in the Natural Environment
Chapter 16 Identifying Quality Indicators of NDBI Programs
Aubyn C. Stahmer, Sarah R. Rieth, Brooke Ingersoll, Yvonne Bruinsma, and Aritz Aranbarri
    Quality Indicators Versus Common Features
    Specific Program Elements to Look for in a Quality NDBI Program
Chapter 17 Considering Future Directions in NDBI
Laura Schreibman, Mendy B. Minjarez, and Yvonne Bruinsma
    Research Future Directions
    Dissemination and Implementation: Future Directions