The Best of Autism Asperger's Digest Magazine, Volume 1: Outstanding Selections from over Four Years of Issues!

The Best of Autism Asperger's Digest Magazine, Volume 1: Outstanding Selections from over Four Years of Issues!

by Veronica Zysk (Editor)

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Overview

Nowhere else is so much applicable information on ASD accessible in one spot! The Autism Asperger's Digest brims with effective, practical solutions to the challenges faced by those with ASD and the special people who teach or care for them. Regular columns in each issue address:
  • language & communication
  • the GFCF diet, special education law
  • parenting issues
  • teaching strategies
  • and adult issues.

 
Readers comment regularly on the positive, uplifting approach the magazine takes to ASD and the valuable information each issue contains. A collection of the best of the best, this book is an autism library within itself!
 
Insightful selections include:
  • Tony & Temple: Face to Face By Tony Attwood, Ph.D.
  • Developing Proactive Strategies for Managing Problem Behaviors By Lori Ernsperger, Ph.D.
  • Connecting with your Child through DIR By Lori Jeanne Peloquin, Ph.D.
  • BIG FUN: Using Gymnastics to Improve Physical & Social Skills in Children with Autism By Gene Hurwin
  • What Does it Take to do Inclusion of Children with Autism Well? Parts I & II By Shirley Cohen, Ph.D.
  • Social Skills on the IEP By Catherine Faherty
  • Extraordinary Parenting: The Power of Thoughts and Feelings in Reaching Children with Autism By Steven Wertz
  • I’m Special: A Method to Introduce Children, Adolescents and Young Adults to their Autism Spectrum Disorder By Peter Vermeulen

     

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781932565232
Publisher: Future Horizons, Inc.
Publication date: 09/01/2005
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 8.46(w) x 11.02(h) x 0.65(d)

About the Author

Veronica Zysk has been working in the field of autism since 1991. She served as Executive Director of the Autism Society of America from 1991-1996, and then joined Future Horizons as Vice President of Administration. Veronica moved into an editorial position within the company in 1999, as Managing Editor and visionary for the first national magazine on ASD, the Autism Asperger's Digest, winner of several Gold awards for excellence. She continues in that position today. An award-winning book author, Veronica co-authored with Ellen Notbohm, 1001 Great Ideas for Teaching and Raising Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, a Learning Magazine 2006 Teachers’ Choice Award winner, and has been the editorial driving force behind several collaborations with Dr. Temple Grandin: Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships, winner of ForeWord magazine’s prestigious Book of the Year Silver Award and Dr. Grandin’s most recent autism release, The Way I See It, based on columns written for the Digest magazine.

 

Table of Contents

About the Autism Asperger’s Digest

About the Editor

Acknowledgements

PART ONE
Tony & Temple: Face to Face
By Tony Attwood, Ph.D.

Play as a Strategy for Interaction and Coping
By Teresa Bolick, Ph.D.

Developing Proactive Strategies for Managing Problem Behaviors
By Lori Ernsperger, Ph.D.

Understanding Reinforcement
By Beth Fouse, Ph.D

Child-Directed Language Therapy
By Marge Blanc, MA, CCC-SLP

Social Facilitation
By Illana Katz

A Minimal Speech Approach for Children with Autism with Little or No Speech
By Carol Potter, M.Ed. & Chris Whittaker, M.Ed.

Videomodeling
By Linda Mulstay-Muratore, M.A., CCC-SLP

PART TWO
Connecting with your Child through DIR
By Lori Jeanne Peloquin, Ph.D.

BIG FUN: Using Gymnastics to Improve Physical & Social Skills in Children with Autism
By Gene Hurwin

Using the Listening Program in the Treatment of Autism
By Alexander Doman & Dorothy Lockhart Lawrence

The Ambassador Club: Or How an Un-Cool Middle Age Woman Teaches Teenagers to Fit In
By Patricia Rakovic, M.A., CCC-SLP

Fast ForWord Intensive Programs Open a Child’s Window to Language
By Martha Burns, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

PART THREE
What Does it Take to do Inclusion of Children with Autism Well? Parts I & II
By Shirley Cohen, Ph.D.

10 Everyday Teaching Bloopers & How to Avoid Them
by David Freschi

Curriculum Planning
By Paula Kluth, Ph.D.

Asperger’s Syndrome and Refusal Behavior
By Annette Wilkes

Social Skills on the IEP
By Catherine Faherty

Using PECS with Verbal Children
By Lori Frost, M.S., CCC-SLP & Andy Bondy, Ph.D.

Curriculum & Behavior Problems: Cause & Effect?
By Rose Iovannone, Ph.D. & Glen Dunlap, Ph.D.

Examining the Structure of your ABA Program
By William Frea, Ph.D. & Ronit Molko, Ph.D

What’s Incidental about Incidental Teaching? Parts 1 & 2
By Gail McGee, Ph.D.

PART FOUR
Extraordinary Parenting: The Power of Thoughts and Feelings in Reaching Children with Autism
By Steven Wertz

Medications & Informed Consent
By Luke Tsai, M.D.

Designing a Vaccination Program for your Child
By Kelly Dorfman, M.S.


I’m Special: A Method to Introduce Children, Adolescents and Young Adults to their
Autism Spectrum Disorder
By Peter Vermeulen

Choosing a Group Home
By David Holmes, Ph.D.

Autism & Seizures
By Martin Kutscher, M.D. & Marissa Broadley

Special Needs Trusts: Estate Planning is Crucial for Ensuring the Future of Your
Autistic Child
By Shannon King Nash, Esq

Additional Reading

Index
 

What People are Saying About This

From the Publisher

“You have a wonderful magazine for both parents and professionals alike. I happen to be both a parent of a child with Asperger's and an autism specialist and LOVE the articles at both levels. Thanks for making such a great, informative, and uplifting magazine.”
Marci, Autism Specialist
 

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