Teaching Communication Skills to Children with Autism
This book addresses the needs of nonverbal and beginning communicators, plus children with high functioning autism and Asperger Syndrome. The book is a unique resource that focuses on the one issue pertinent to all individuals on the spectrum – communication. Contents include: Assessments, teaching communication skills, motivation and communication, using cues and prompts, teaching verbal language, using AAC, combining methods, following directions, tone of voice and emphasis, echolalia, appropriate communication, conversation skills, developing social understanding, and teaching across environments. Access to PDF versions of helpful forms and worksheets is provided via download links to the Attainment Company website.