Developing Critical Learning Skills for Children on the Autism Spectrum
by James W. Partington, PhD, BCBA-D
A step-by-step guide to further the development of children with minimal language skills
For children with autism spectrum disorder, expressing sadness, joy, or even disappointment can be a challenge. Getting Started is a resource for parents and educators to help children with little or no language skills learn how to:
- Initiate social interaction
- Respond to spoken words
- Imitate motor actions
- Imitate sounds and words
- Request items and activities
- Complete visual performance
Delivered in clear, non-technical terms, this book provides simple instructions to implement training and track the child’s progress in these skills, as well as strategies to encourage children to participate in learning activities.
Paperback, 260 pages, 7" × 10"
Parents of children with autism will find this timely book instructive, engaging, and empowering.
Jon S, Bailey, PhD, BCBA-D
Professor Emeritus of Psychology, Florida State University