Making a Difference: Behavioral Intervention for Autism

Making a DifferenceMaking a Difference: Behavioral Intervention for Autism by Catherine Maurice, Gina Green, and Richard Foxx.

(XBM Green 2001)

This book provides information on the effectiveness of treatments for autism and emphasizes that interventions must be backed by credible research. Pp. 121.

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Functional Assessment and Program Development for Problem Behavior: A practical Handbook

functional assessment and programFunctional Assessment and Program Development for Problem Behavior: A practical Handbook by Robert E. O’Neill.

(XBM O’Neil 1997)

This guide to functional assessment procedures includes a variety of strategies for assessing problem behavior situations, and presents a systematic approach for designing behavioral support programs based on those assessments. Professionals and students will appreciate the way the authors help readers learn to conduct functional assessments and develop their own intervention programs. Pp.144.

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Severe Behavior Problems: A functional Communication Training Approach (Treatment Manuals for Practitioners)

Severe behavioral problemsSevere Behavior Problems: A functional Communication Training Approach (Treatment Manuals for Practitioners) by V. Mark Durand.

(XBM Duran 1990)

Dr. Durand presents an easily understood, yet technically tight, presentation of functional communication training. Dr. Durand provides an excellent demonstration of the applied analysis of behavior and provides a framework for understanding that behavior.  He discusses using requesting skills to replace instances of severe behavior. Pp. 183.

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Communication- Based Intervention for Problem Behavior: A User’s Guide for Producing Positive Change

communication - based interventionCommunication- Based Intervention for Problem Behavior: A User’s Guide for Producing Positive Change By Edward G. Carr.

(XBM Carr 1994)

Understanding why individuals engage in problem behavior is the first step toward developing effective interventions–and this user-friendly guide will help you do both. First, you’ll get a primer on understanding challenging behaviors and learn how to conduct your own functional assessments to reveal what’s behind an individual’s actions. Then you’ll get extensively field-tested strategies, including adaptable guidelines on – building rapport – providing opportunities for individuals to make their own choices – selecting and teaching forms of communication – establishing crisis management tactics. Pp.288.

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The Way to A: Empowering Children with Autistic Spectrum and Other Neurological Disorders to Monitor and Replace Aggression and Tantrum Behavior

 Tthe way to a empowering childrenhe Way to A: Empowering Children with Autistic Spectrum and Other Neurological Disorders to Monitor and Replace Aggression and Tantrum Behavior By Hunter Manasco.

(XBM Manas 2006)

Children with ASD are often confused by our world of rules and consequences, including how their behavior impacts another person or situation. The result is often aggressive behavior. The Way to A, designed for children ages 3 to 9 years old, presents a simple, logical, and systematic strategy that clarifies and sequentially teaches the child how to manage his behavior by engaging in forethought and self-analysis before acting out. Pp.35.

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Solving Behavior Problems in Autism: Improving Communication with Visual Strategies

solving behavioral problems in autismSolving Behavior Problems in Autism: Improving Communication with Visual Strategies by Linda Hodgdon.

(XBM Hodgd 1999)

This book provides a practical approach to recognizing the complexity of behavior management for students with autism spectrum disorders and other students with communication and behavior challenges. Continuing the approach of supporting communication with visual strategies, this book is packed with problem solving techniques. Pp. 254.

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Functional Analysis: Guide for Understanding Challenging Behavior

IMG_1143Functional Analysis: Guide for Understanding Challenging Behavior by the Center for autism Spectrum Disorders at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.

(XBM Funct 2005)

This DVD is designed to offer assistance in using functional assessment techniques to determine why challenging behaviors occur. It presents a general overview of functional assessment techniques and highlights the four most common environmental functions of challenging behavior. 30 minutes.

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A 5 Is Against the Law! Social Boundaries: Straight Up! An honest guide for teens and young adults

A 5 is against the lawA 5 Is Against the Law! Social Boundaries: Straight Up! An honest guide for teens and young adults  by Kari Dunn Buron.

(XBM Buron 2007)

This book takes a look at challenging behavior with a particular focus on behaviors that can spell trouble for adolescents and young adults who have difficulty understanding and maintaining social boundaries. Pp. 47.

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Behavioral Intervention for Young Children With Autism: A Manual for Parents and Professionals

BEHAVIORAL INTERVENTIONSBehavioral Intervention for Young Children With Autism: A Manual for Parents and Professionals  by Catherine Maurice, Gina Green, and Stephen C. Luce.

(XBM Green 1996)

This book provides a comparison of ABA to other interventions for autism and an overview of its curriculum. Pp. 129.

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Asperger Syndrome and Sensory Issues: Practical Solutions for Making Sense of the World

sensoryAsperger Syndrome and Sensory Issues: Practical Solutions for Making Sense of the World  by Brenda Smith Myles, Katherine Tapscott Cook, Nancy E. Miller, and Louann Rinner.

(XAS Myles 2000)

This book uncovers the puzzling behavior by children and youth with Asperger Syndrome (AS) that have a sensory base and, therefore, are often difficult to pinpoint and interpret. Pp. 129.

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