Evidence-Based Intervention Strategies for Communication & Social Interactions, Second Edition
Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder
Communication and Language

To work effectively with individuals who have autism spectrum disorder (ASD), SLPs and other practitioners need in-depth knowledge on choosing and implementing interventions for communication and social challenges. The second edition of this bestselling textbook gives professionals the foundation they need to evaluate and compare today’s widely used interventions—and determine which ones will promote the best outcomes for the people they serve.


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To work effectively with individuals who have autism spectrum disorder (ASD), SLPs and other practitioners need in-depth knowledge on choosing and implementing interventions for communication and social challenges. The second edition of this bestselling textbook gives professionals the foundation they need to evaluate and compare today’s widely used interventions—and determine which ones will promote the best outcomes for the people they serve.


The newest volume in the respected Communication and Language Intervention Series, this accessible text combines the expertise of more than 30 top autism authorities across multiple disciplines and specialties, including psychology, speech-language pathology, early intervention, special education, and AAC. Readers will get a thorough introduction to 14 evidence-based interventions, complete with key details on each intervention’s theoretical and empirical basis, components, practical requirements, applications for both children and adults, and considerations for children from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds. Twelve video clips (available for streaming) illustrate the interventions in action, and highly relevant learning activities prepare SLPs and other practitioners to make sound decisions in scenarios they’re likely to encounter in the field.


WHAT’S NEW:

  • New chapter on assessment for treatment planning and progress monitoring
  • New chapter on language and communication strengths and challenges often seen in children with ASD
  • New in-depth profiles of three interventions not covered in the last edition: the Early Start Denver Model, The SCERTS® Model, and Social Skills Interventions
  • Videos to demonstrate the newly added interventions
  • Updates to reflect the DSM-5, which includes significant changes to the definition of ASD and new diagnostic criteria
  • More information on inclusive practices
  • Expanded discussion on working with children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds
  • A sample syllabus that demonstrates how faculty can integrate this book into a course
  • Helpful new supplementary resource, Case Studies for the Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder, available for purchase as a bundle with the textbook


COVERS 14 INTERVENTIONS: Augmentative and Alternative Communication Strategies • The Early Start Denver Model (ESDM) • Discrete Trial Instruction • The Developmental, Individual-Difference, Relationship-Based (DIR) Model • Functional Communication Training • The JASPER Model • Enhanced Milieu Teaching • Early Social Interaction • Peer-Mediated Support Interventions • Pivotal Response Treatment • The SCERTS® Model • Social Skills Interventions • Social Stories™ • Video Modeling


GET THE BUNDLE: Buy this textbook as a bundle with its new companion casebook, Case Studies for the Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Through 14 realistic cases, readers will explore the types of clinical challenges they may face, see what the experts would recommend, and get exercises to help them practice their decision-making skills.

About the Videos
Series Preface
Editorial Advisory Board
About the Editors
About the Contributors
Foreward    Tony Charman
Acknowledgements

Chapter 1    Introduction to the Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Patricia A. Prelock and Rebecca J. McCauley

Chapter 2    Assessment for Treatment Planning and Progress Monitoring
Rebecca J. McCauley, Allison Bean, and Patricia A. Prelock

Chapter 3    Language and Communication in ASD: Implications for Intervention
Ashley R. Brien and Patricia A. Prelock

Chapter 4    Augmentative Alternative Communication Strategies: Manual Signs, Picture Communication, And Speech-Generating Devices
Jane R. Wegner

Chapter 5    The Early Start Denver Model (ESDM): Promoting Social Communication in Young Children With ASD
Jill Howard and Geraldine Dawson

Chapter 6    Discrete Trial Instruction
Amanda Kazee, Susan M. Wilczynski, Maria Martino, Shawnna Sundberg, Molly Quinn, and Nicholas L. Mundell

Chapter 7    The Developmental, Individual-Difference, Relationship-Based (DIR) Model and Its Application to Children with ASD
Sima Gerber

Chapter 8    Functional Communication Training: Treating Challenging Behavior
V. Mark Durand and Lauren J. Moskowitz

Chapter 9    The JASPER Model for Children with Autism: Improving Play, Social Communication, and Engagement
Connie Kasari and Kyle Thomas Sterrett

Chapter 10    Enhanced Milieu Teaching
Ann P. Kaiser and Jodi K. Heidlage

Chapter 11    Early Social Interaction
Juliann J. Woods, Amy Wetherby, Abigail Delehanty, Shubha Kashinath, and Renee Daly Holland

Chapter 12    Peer-Mediated Support Interventions for Students with ASD
Erik W. Carter

Chapter 13    Pivotal Response Treatment
Lynn Kern Koegel, Kristen Strong, and Elizabeth Ponder

Chapter 14    The SCERTS® Model: Social Communication, Emotional Regulation, and Transactional Supports
Amy C. Laurent, Emily Rubin, and Barry M. Prizant

Chapter 15    Social Skills Interventions
Patricia A. Prelock and Ashley Brien

Chapter 16    Social Stories
Tiffany L. Hutchins

Chapter 17    Video Modeling for Persons with ASD
Tom Buggey

Chapter 18    Future Directions
Rebecca J. McCauley and Patricia A. Prelock

Glossary
Index

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Rhea Paul, HASHA, Professor and Chair, Department of Communication Disorders, Sacred Heart University - April 12, 2021
Would make an excellent text for a course in treatment of ASD, as well as a great resource for practitioners searching to find the most appropriate treatments for a wide range of individuals with ASD.
Trisha Self, Associate Professor & Paul M. Cassat Distinguished Chair in CSD, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS - April 12, 2021
This book is needed and highly valued ... students as well as practicing SLPs will benefit from this updated comprehensive resource of evidence-based practices frequently used with individuals with ASD.
Mareile Koenig, Professor and SLP Graduate Program Coordinator, Communication Sciences and Disorders, West Chester University - April 12, 2021
A valuable resource for SLP students learning about interventions to support individuals with ASD in learning social-communication skills. ... No single book can possibly capture all one needs to know for supporting learners with autism, but this volume is an excellent foundation for the journey.
This book may be appropriate for courses similar to those listed below.
  • SLPPD 623 Communication Disorders in Autism
  • SLHS 519 Language and Communicationin Austism Spectrum Disorders
  • CSD 4900 Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • 6230 Assessment & Intervention for Autism


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