Sense and Nonsense in the Behavioral Treatment of Autism: It Has To Be Said

A renowned team of professionals sift the sense from the nonsense in assessing the approaches to the treatment of autism. In a field exploding with alternative treatments, choosing the best course of action for the child with autism can be a daunting task. The authors offer compelling practical evidence of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) as the most reliable approach to education, and provide a much needed antidote to other treatments lacking empirical data. The aim is to empower parents and professionals to ensure that their children receive quality educational programming. In supporting the notion that every individual must be approached according to their needs, goals and progress, this is a book written with knowledge and compassion for children, parents and professionals who deal with autism on a daily basis.

Topics include:

  • ABA as a Scientific Method
  • Alternative Treatments for ASD: What is the Science?
  • Home vs. School: Which Side Are You On?
  • ASD and the IEP
  • How Realistic is the Aim for Recover?
  • Sense and Nonsense about Inclusion
  • The Road Map to Successful Integration