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Winner--American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award.
|Title: An Early Start for Your Child with Autism: Using Everyday Activities to Help Kids Connect, Communicate, and Learn|
By: Sally J. Rogers PhD, Geraldine Dawson PhD, Laurie A. Vismara PhD
Number of Pages: 342
Vendor: Guilford Press
Publication Date: 2012
|Dimensions: 9.90 X 7.02 (inches)|
Weight: 1 pound 6 ounces
Stock No: WW184704
Cutting-edge research reveals that parents can play a huge role in helping toddlers and preschoolers with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) connect with others and live up to their potential. This encouraging guide from the developers of a groundbreaking early intervention program provides doable, practical strategies you can use every day. Nearly all young kidsincluding those with ASDhave an amazing capacity to learn. Drs. Sally Rogers, Geraldine Dawson, and Laurie Vismara make it surprisingly simple to turn daily routines like breakfast or bath time into fun and rewarding learning experiences that target crucial developmental skills. Vivid examples illustrate proven techniques for promoting play, language, and engagement. Get an early startand give your child the tools to explore and enjoy the world.
Winner--American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award
Mental health professionals, see also the authors' related intervention manual, Early Start Denver Model for Young Children with Autism, as well as the Early Start Denver Model Curriculum Checklist for Young Children with Autism (sold in sets of 15).
Sally J. Rogers, PhD, is Professor of Psychiatry at the MIND Institute at the University of California, Davis. She is a pioneering autism researcher known for her work on early intervention for preschoolers, imitation deficits, family interventions, and autism in infancy. With Geraldine Dawson and colleagues, Dr. Rogers developed the Early Start Denver Model, the treatment approach that is the basis for this book.
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