Staying in the Game by James W Loomis
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Staying in the Game
By James W Loomis

Staying in the Game

Providing Social Opportunities for Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Other Developmental Disabilities

By (author) See other recent books by James W Loomis
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $45.16
Your Price: $40.65 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $4.52! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.03 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available, ships in 8-11 days



Staying in the Game by James W Loomis

Book Description

"Staying in the Game" picks up where many social skills training programs leave off - with generalization. The book addresses this void by presenting a range of interventions aimed at promoting generalization of social skills by showing how to establish social situations that can be opportunities for generalization. Chapter 1 presents the principles upon which "Staying in the Game" is based and describes a model to guide efforts to enable successful generalization. Chapters 2 and 3 look at the process of identifying and assessing social opportunities and ensuring success. Chapters 4, 5, 6, and 7 each addresses one type of intervention: group-based work (Chapter 4), interventions by staff and parents (Chapter 5), using peer mentors (Chapter 6), and adapting extracurricular activities (Chapter 7). Chapter 8 concludes with an overview of how to provide social opportunities. The focus of "Staying in the Game" goes beyond just placing students in the mainstream, to include taking advantage of inclusion by facilitating the use of typical students to address generalization of social skills - one of the most profound challenges for individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities.

Buy Staying in the Game book by James W Loomis from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9781934575291
ISBN-10: 1934575291
Format: Paperback
(226mm x 150mm x 13mm)
Pages: 157
Imprint: Autism Asperger Publishing Co,US
Publisher: AAPC Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Staying in the Game book by James W Loomis and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by James W Loomis close
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close