A Best Practice Guide to Assessment and Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorder in Schools (Paperback)

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A Best Practice Guide to Assessment and Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorder in Schools (Paperback)

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Fully updated to reflect DSM-5 and current assessment tools, procedures and research, this award-winning book provides a practical and scientifically-based approach to identifying, assessing, and treating children and adolescents with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in school settings. Integrating current research evidence with theory and best-practice, the book will support school-based professionals in a number of key areas including:

- screening and assessing children and youth with high-functioning autism spectrum conditions
- identifying evidence-based interventions and practices
- developing and implementing comprehensive educational programs
- providing family support and accessing community resources
- promoting special needs advocacy.

Illustrative case examples, a glossary of terms and helpful checklists and forms make this the definitive resource for identifying and implementing interventions for pupils with ASD.
Lee A. Wilkinson, PhD, is a nationally certified and licensed school psychologist, chartered psychologist, registered psychologist, and certified cognitive-behavioral therapist. He is an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. Dr Wilkinson provides consultation services and best practice guidance to school systems, agencies, advocacy groups, and professionals on a wide variety of topics related to children and youth with autism spectrum conditions. He is also a university educator and school psychology trainer. His research and professional writing has focused primarily on behavioral consultation and therapy, and evidence-based practice in assessment and intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorder. He has published numerous journal articles on these subjects both in the US and internationally.
Product Details ISBN: 9781785927041
ISBN-10: 1785927043
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publication Date: November 21st, 2016
Pages: 288
Language: English