Dr. Thompson's Straight Talk on Autism
By (author) Travis Thompson
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Dr. Thompson's Straight Talk on Autism by Travis Thompson
Book DescriptionThis new autism book for parents provides a unique voice and presents information in a smart and accessible manner. Unlike most autism books, Dr. Thompson's "Straight Talk on Autism" is authored by a professional who has extensive experience in the field.Jargon-free explanations are given for stereotypical behaviors in children with autism and helpful suggestions are made to help curb them, or at least make life more livable. The author provides activities, practical interventions, and techniques that parents can do at home with their child. This book is unique among many autism books on the market, as Thompson does not advocate a particular approach, such as pivotal response treatment or applied behavior analysis.Illustrations, case studies, and numerous examples help make this book easy to read for any - one.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781557669452
(229mm x 152mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Brookes Publishing Co
Publisher: Brookes Publishing Co
Publish Date: 15-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Travis Thompson
Bringing ABA to Home, School, and Play for Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Other Disabilities, Paperback (May 2013)
Use the proven ABA approach to support children from birth 5 with autism spectrum disorders and other disabilities. This practical, reader-friendly book gives you complete guidance on weaving ABA into everyday routines. 25 sample teaching plans incl"
Individualized Autism Intervention for Young Children, Paperback (June 2011)
This groundbreaking book helps professionals skillfully blend the best of two common autism intervention approaches-discrete trial instruction and naturalistic, incidental teaching-to meet the individual needs of young children with autism.
Freedom from Meltdowns, Paperback (November 2008)» View all books by Travis Thompson
Daily meltdowns and tantrums are one of the biggest challenges of life with autism and related disorders - they have a devastating impact on children with autism and their whole families. This book helps understand meltdowns, stop them before they start, and improve quality of life for entire families.
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Author Biography - Travis Thompson
Travis Thompson is a licensed psychologist and Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota School of Medicine.
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