Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders: Evidence-Based Intervention Strategies for Communication and Social Interactions (CLI) by Patricia Prelock Ph.D.
Book Description – Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders: Evidence-Based Intervention Strategies for Communication and Social Interactions (CLI)
Product Details Series: CLI Paperback: 448 pages
Publisher: Brookes Publishing; Pap/DVD edition (August 17, 2012) Language: English
Product Dimensions: 1 x 7 x 9.8 inches
(Rhea Paul, Ph.D., CCC-SLP)
About the Author
Erik W. Carter, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Special Education, University of Wisconsinâ€“Madison, 432 East Campus Mall, Madison, Wisconsin 53706
Dr. Carterâ€™s research, teaching, and writing focus on effective strategies for including youth and young adults with disabilities meaningfully in schools and communities. He is the author of Including People with Disabilities in Faith Communities: A Guide for Service Providers, Families, and Congregations (Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., 2007) and co-author of Peer Buddy Programs for Successful Secondary School Inclusion (Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., 2008) and The Transition Handbook: Strategies High School Teachers Use That Work! (Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., 2000). Prior to receiving his doctorate from Vanderbilt University, he was a high school transition teacher in San Antonio, Texas.
V. Mark Durand, Ph.D., is known worldwide as an authority in the area of autism spectrum disorders. He is a professor of psychology at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg, where he was the founding Dean of Arts & Sciences and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. Dr. Durand is a fellow of the American Psychological Association. He has received more than $4 million in federal funding since the beginning of his career to study the nature, assessment, and treatment of behavior problems in children with autism spectrum disorders. Before moving to Florida, he served in a variety of leadership positions at the University at Albany-State University of New York (SUNY-Albany), including Associate Director for Clinical Training for the doctoral psychology program from 1987 to 1990, Chair of the Psychology Department from 1995 to 1998, and Interim Dean of Arts and Sciences from 2001 to 2002. There he established the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities at SUNY-Albany. He received his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees — all in psychology—at Stony Brook University.
Dr. Durand was awarded the University Award for Excellence in Teaching at SUNY-Albany in 1991 and in 2007 received the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Research and Creative Scholarship at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg. Dr. Durand is currently Co-editor of the Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, is a member of the Professional Advisory Board for the Autism Society of America, and is on the Board of Directors of the international Association of Positive Behavioral Support. He serves on a number of editorial boards, has reviewed for dozens of journals, and has more than 100 publications on functional communication, educational programming, and behavior therapy. His books include several best-selling textbooks on abnormal psychology, Severe Behavior Problems: A Functional Communication Training Approach (Guilford Press, 1990), Sleep Better! A Guide to Improving Sleep for Children with Special Needs (Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., 1998), and When Children Don’t Sleep Well: Interventions for Pediatric Sleep Disorders, Therapist Guide (Oxford University Press, 2008). In his leisure time, he enjoys long-distance running and just completed his third marathon.
Marc E. Fey, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, is a professor in the Hearing and Speech Department at the University of Kansas Medical Center. He has published numerous articles, chapters, and software programs on childrenâ€™s speech and language development and disorders and has written or edited three books on childlanguage intervention. He was editor of the American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology from 1996 to 1998 and chair of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Associationâ€™s publications board from 2003 to 2005. He holds the Kawana Award for Lifetime Achievement in Publications and the Honors of the Association from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
Alan G. Kamhi, Ph.D., is