Clinical Assessment and Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Autism spectrum disorder has received increasing research in recent years, with more information on assessment and treatment than can be readily assimilated from primary literature by clinicians. Clinical Assessment and Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorders summarizes evidence-based assessments and intervention for Autism across the life-span, providing clinicians with a practical overview of how best to assess and treat this disorder. The book begins with a discussion of what warrants a determination of being "evidence based" and a description of the disorder from a life span perspective. The book also provides a chapter on differential diagnosis of autism relative to other disorders. What follows are separate sections on assessment and intervention. These chapters discuss first how to assess and then separately how to treat behavioral problems, communication and social skills issues, academic and vocational skills, and the use of pharmacology and an assessment of possible pharmacological effects. Intended for practitioners assessing and treating children with developmental delays, the book provides clinicians with best practices for assessing and treating delays associated with autism. Covers the full range of Autism Spectrum Disorders Covers the lifespan Focuses on evidence-based assessment and treatment

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  • Author : Johnny L. Matson
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 446 pages
  • ISBN : 9780080559803
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Clinical Assessment and Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Clinical Assessment and Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Author : Johnny L. Matson
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 02 September 2011
GET THIS BOOKClinical Assessment and Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Autism spectrum disorder has received increasing research in recent years, with more information on assessment and treatment than can be readily assimilated from primary literature by clinicians. Clinical Assessment and Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorders summarizes evidence-based assessments and intervention for Autism across the life-span, providing clinicians with a practical overview of how best to assess and treat this disorder. The book begins with a discussion of what warrants a determination of being "evidence based" and a description of the

Autism Spectrum Disorder in Children and Adolescents

Autism Spectrum Disorder in Children and Adolescents
  • Author : Lee Anthony Wilkinson
  • Publisher : American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Release : 01 March 2021
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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.

WISC-IV Clinical Assessment and Intervention

WISC-IV Clinical Assessment and Intervention
  • Author : Aurelio Prifitera,Donald H. Saklofske,Lawrence G. Weiss
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 08 August 2008
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The Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children: Fourth Edition (WISC-IV) is one of the most often used measures to assess intelligence and cognitive functions in children, ages 6-16 years. The second edition of the WISC-IV Clinical Assessment and Intervention will include new information obtained from the clinical use of the WISC-IV in practice. Information on the basic use of the assessment tool is condensed from three chapters into one, with four new chapters discussing how to use and interpret WISC-IV with

Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Author : James K. Luiselli
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 01 March 2021
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Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a relatively new diagnostic label which reflects the variability and differentiation of symptomatology among children and youth commonly described as having autistic disorder, high-functioning autism (HFA), and Asperger's syndrome. Current best practices have emerged from decades of evidence-based research, research-to-practice translation of empirically supported procedures, and consensus-driven recommendations from multiple disciplines. As a result, practitioners have many educational and intervention choices for children and youth with ASD--what is critical is that these options are informed

Assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorder, Second Edition

Assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorder, Second Edition
  • Author : Sam Goldstein,Sally Ozonoff
  • Publisher : Guilford Publications
  • Release : 08 March 2018
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This authoritative resource, now thoroughly revised for DSM-5, has set the standard for the comprehensive assessment of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Leading experts demonstrate how to craft a scientifically grounded profile of each child?s strengths and difficulties, make a formal diagnosis, and use assessment data to guide individualized intervention in clinical and school settings. Chapters review state-of-the-art instruments and approaches for evaluating specific areas of impairment in ASD and co-occurring emotional and behavioral disorders. Considerations in working with children

Handbook of Assessment and Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Handbook of Assessment and Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Author : Johnny L. Matson
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 04 February 2016
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This handbook details best practices and discusses ongoing challenges in assessment and diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Chapters address assessment and diagnostic protocols, developmental considerations in ASD assessment, and issues concerning comorbid psychological and medical conditions. Various aspects of the disorder are emphasized throughout the handbook - from assessment in adolescent and adult populations to the latest findings in neuropsychology. The book concludes with future directions for research and clinical applications, focusing on universal screening, improved assessment methods, and

Early Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Early Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Author : Johnny L. Matson,Noha F. Minshawi
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 12 April 2006
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Early Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorders is the first in a series aimed at addressing the rapidly expanding field of assessment and treatment of children with mental health issues and/or development disabilities. Early Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorders is aimed at the researcher of practitioner who works with those young children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. In addition to covering major research developments in differential diagnosis and early intervention, the author's provide a critical review and analysis of core concept

Assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Author : Anna P. Kroncke,Marcy Willard,Helena Huckabee
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 09 February 2016
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This book offers clear best-practice guidelines for the assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorder. It discusses both the rising rates of autism and the growing need for appropriate, effective treatments and services. The book examines measures and methods used in assessing for core symptoms of ASD as well as memory, attention, visual and spatial skills, and other areas relevant to autism assessment. In-depth material on differential diagnosis and a range of comorbid conditions depict the complexities of the assessment process and

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Author : Michael Fitzgerald
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 02 April 2015
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This book starts with a new sub category of Autism Criminal Autistic Psychopathy and school shootings. It focuses on a number of interventions, including speech and language pathology, speech and language assessment instruments, occupational therapy, improving functional language development in autism with natural gestures, communication boards etc as well as helping people with autism using the pictorial support, training of concepts of significant others, theory of mind, social concepts and a conceptual model for empowering families of children with autism

Social and Communication Development in Autism Spectrum Disorders

Social and Communication Development in Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Author : Tony Charman,Wendy Stone
  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Release : 14 January 2008
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From leading clinical researchers, this volume presents important recent advances in understanding and treating autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in very young children. The book is grounded in cutting-edge findings on the social-communication behavior of typically and atypically developing infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. The contributors highlight the connections between ASD and specific early social-communication impairments - including problems with joint attention, imitation, and play - with a focus on what clinicians can do to help. Innovative screening and assessment procedures are

Anxiety in Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Anxiety in Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Author : Connor M. Kerns,Patricia Renno,Eric A. Storch,Philip C. Kendall,Jeffrey J, Wood
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 05 January 2017
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Anxiety in Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Evidence-Based Assessment and Treatment begins with a general overview of the history of research on anxiety in ASD and the path towards evidence-based assessment and treatment methods. Thereafter, chapters focus on the nature of ASD and anxiety comorbidity, the assessment of anxiety in ASD, and its treatment. Later chapters are devoted to future directions for research on this topic, including a discussion of anxiety assessment and treatment for adults and minimally

Assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorders, First Edition

Assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorders, First Edition
  • Author : Sam Goldstein,Jack A. Naglieri,Sally Ozonoff
  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Release : 19 September 2008
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Significant progress has been made in assessing children with autism spectrum disorders, but the field has lacked a single, comprehensive resource that assembles current best practices within a unified assessment framework. This authoritative book demonstrates how to craft a complete, scientifically grounded, and clinically useful portrait of a child's strengths and difficulties in social behavior, language and communication, intellectual functioning, motor skills, and other key areas of impairment and comorbidity. Leading experts illustrate ways in which school and clinical practitioners

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Author : Vincent Mark Durand
  • Publisher : American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Release : 01 March 2021
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This book provides background on autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and decision points to clarify when a clinician has the requisite skills to help and when a referral is needed.

Handbook of Social Skills and Autism Spectrum Disorder

Handbook of Social Skills and Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Author : Justin B. Leaf
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 17 October 2017
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This handbook identifies the various social deficiencies widely associated with children and youth diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). It discusses possible causes as well as the lifelong effects if these deficiencies are not addressed. The handbook presents current behavioral and curriculum-based methods for assessing social deficits. Chapters examine the various interventions that have been used to improve social skills and behavior, including video modeling, peer-mediated interventions, and script fading. Chapters also assess various interventions using empirically based procedures, evaluate