Publication Year: 2008
Authors/Editor: Cipani, Ennio
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Triumphs in Early Autism Treatment documents the latest research that shows that children who receive Applied Behavioral Analysis treatment consistently progress in skill development.
Applied Behavioral Analysis treatment has allowed numerous children to reach the "best outcome status," a level of normal intellectual and educational functioning. In essence, they become indistinguishable from their peers in everyday life.
A must-read for parents and clinicians, this book is the first to document "best outcome" case studies using exclusively ABA treatment.
* First-hand accounts of the intellectual and behavioral progress of seven autistic children, written in a narrative style by the ABA professionals who conducted the consultations
* Contributors include Audrey Gifford, who is both a professional Behavioral Analyst and a parent of an autistic child who received ABA treatment
* Overview of autism research prior to ABA and an introduction to the development of the method
* Analysis of ABA treatment demonstrating why ABA is the most effective of all treatment methods