The Key to Autism is a comprehensive resource for any professional assessing and treating autism in children and adolescents.
Filled with dozens of case examples, exercises to understand how the brain with autism works, the latest tools for screening and assessment, and "how-to" sections for applied behavior analysis (ABA), this workbook is the key to understanding the minds of children and adolescents with autism.
-Over 25 downloadable worksheets and activities you can use immediately!
-The latest autism research and proven assessment methods
-Evidence-based practical strategies for
-Solving challenging behaviors
-Creating a positive environment
"Dr. Daily's book is written with remarkable clarity, and will be a wonderful, frequently used resource for professionals, parents, and learners with autism. She provides a unique blend of conceptual and practical information, with an up-to-date account of the DSM-5 and all details related to coding. Her perspective of the way people with autism process information is a testament to her extensive professional experience and her understanding of living, thinking and breathing with autism. Dr. Daily's case studies, valuable teaching tips, and elaborate resources are a true gift to this field."--Aletta Sinoff, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCBA-D, COBA
"Dr. Daily has put together an excellent collection of best practices for working with children with autism. Therapists, educators and parents will value the detailed interventions as well as the excellent case studies and worksheets." --Teresa Garland, MOT, OTR/L, author of Self-Regulation Interventions and Strategies
"The Key to Autism is a must-read for professionals working in the field of autism and Dr. Daily has much to share in her 20+ years of experience working alongside individuals with ASD. It is three books in one: a handbook about autism, an overview of empirically supported treatments, and an applied treatment workbook--she has left no stone unturned!"--Tracy Masterson, PhD, licensed clinical psychologist
Cara Marker Daily, PhD, is a licensed pediatric psychologist with over 20 years of experience providing assessment and treatment for children with autism in the home, school, hospital, and community settings. Dr. Daily is the president and training director of Daily Behavioral Health, a behavioral health provider specializing in assessment, consultation, and treatment of autism, anxiety and disruptive behavior disorders. She is also the founder and executive director of the Building Behaviors Autism Center, a nonprofit organization that provides free and reduced-cost applied behavioral analysis services to families of children with autism spectrum disorders.
146 pages. 2015
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