Teaching Language to Children with Autism


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(1998) by Mark L. Sundberg & James W. Partington

This book presents a state-of-the-art language assessment and intervention program based on B.F. Skinner’s behavioral analysis of language, and the extensive body of empirical research that supports Skinner’s analysis.

Section One provides information regarding preparation for language intervention, including a brief language assessment and a system to interpret the assessment in order to determine the best place to start intervention for an individual child.

Section Two focuses on the development of initial communication skills for nonverbal children.

Section Three focuses on teaching more advanced language and social skills.

Section Four presents issues relevant to the implementation of a language program in a child’s natural and school environments. Includes a variety of data sheets and skills tracking forms.