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Autism spectrum disorder in children and adolescents : evidence-based assessment and intervention in schools / edited by Lee A. Wilkinson.

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Language:
English.
Publication date:
2014
Copyright date:
2014
Publication:
Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, [2014]
Copyright notice:
©2014
Format:
  • Book
  • xi, 273 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • Evidence-based assessment of autism spectrum disorder
  • Overview of autism spectrum disorder
  • Multitier screening and identification
  • Comprehensive developmental approach assessment model
  • Cognitive, neuropsychological, academic, and adaptive functioning
  • Language and social communication
  • Co-occurring emotional and behavior problems
  • Evidence-based interventions in the classroom
  • Continuum of services and individualized education plan process
  • Curriculum and program structure
  • Collaboration between families and schools
  • Legal issues under IDEA.
Summary:
Wilkinson and contributors make sense of the often conflicting information available and synthesize it in a best-practice guide to screening, assessment, and intervention. It includes procedures to help identify children with ASD using the new DSM-5 symptom criteria and offers essential guidance for assessing a verity of emotional, behavioral, and academic problems. The book provides practitioners with an evidence-based assessment battery which includes tests of cognitive, academic, neuropsychological, and adaptive functioning.
Contributor:
Wilkinson, Lee A. (Lee Anthony), editor.
Series:
School psychology book series.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9781433816154
1433816156

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