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Activity Schedules for Children with Autism

Teaching Independent Behavior, Second Edition
Lynn E. McClannahan, Ph.D. & Patricia J. Krantz, Ph.D.




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isbn# 978-1-60613-003-2  
2010
Paperback
5 1/2" x 8 1/2"
148 pages
30 photos

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Preface

Chapter 1
Independence, Choice, and Social Interaction

  • Introduction
  • Background
  • What Is an Activity Schedule?
  • Independence
  • Choice
  • Social Interaction
  • We All Use Schedules
  • About this Book
Chapter 2
Prerequisite Skills: Is My Child Ready for an Activity Schedule?
  • Introduction
  • Identifying Picture versus Background
  • Matching Identical Objects
  • Picture-Object Correspondence Skills
  • Accepting Manual Guidance
  • Using Materials
  • Summary
Chapter 3
Preparing a First Activity Schedule
  • Selecting Activities
  • Taking Pictures
  • Preparing Materials
  • Identifying and Preparing Rewards
  • Designing the Environment
  • Preparing to Teach Social Interaction Skills
Chapter 4
A Different Way to Teach
  • Why Manuel Guidance?
  • Preparing to Teach
  • The Initial Instruction
  • Manual Guidance
  • Delivering Rewards
  • Some Do’s and Don’ts
  • Graduated Guidance
  • Spatial Fading
  • Shadowing
  • Decreasing Physical Proximity
  • Dealing with Errors
  • Putting It All Together
Chapter 5
Measuring Schedule Following
  • Introduction
  • Collecting Data
  • Solving Data-Collection Problems
  • Graphing the Data
Chapter 6
The First Schedule Is Mastered!
  • Introduction
  • New Activity Sequences
  • New Pictures and Activities
  • New Independence
  • New Problems, Familiar Solutions
  • New Schedules
Chapter 7
When Do Activities End?
  • Introduction
  • Using Timers
  • Other Time-Management Skills
  • Time-Management Skills and Family Life
Chapter 8
Increasing Choice
  • Introduction
  • Teaching Children to Choose Rewards
  • Teaching Children to Sequence Their Own Activities
  • Teaching Children to Deliver Their Own Rewards
Chapter 9
From Pictures to Words
  • Introduction
  • Introducing Textual Cues
  • Reading Skills and “To-Do” Lists
  • Using Appointment Books
  • Activity Schedules in a High-Tech World
Chapter 10
Expanding Social Interaction Skills
  • Introduction
  • Social Skills for Nonverbal Children
  • Social Skills for Children Who Say a Few Words
  • Building Peer Interaction Skills
  • Social Skills for Children Who Use Phrases and Sentences
  • Fading Auditory and Textual Cues,
Chapter 11
Activity Schedules for Adults
  • Activity Schedules at Home
  • Activity Schedules at Work
  • Activity Schedules in Community
  • Activity Schedules and Task Analyses
Chapter 12
Activity Schedules: A Platform for Progress
  • Activity Schedules Increase Engagement
  • Activity Schedules Decrease Problem Behavior
  • Activity Schedules Help Young People Learn to Learn
  • Activity Schedules Foster Independence
  • Activity Schedules Promote Skill Generalization
  • Activity Schedules Help Young People Use the Same Cues We Use
Chapter 13
Problem Solving

Appendix A
Prerequisite Skills Data Sheets (Samples)

Appendix B
Button-Activated Voice Recorders

Appendix C
Audio Card Readers

Appendix D
Schedule Following Data Sheets (Samples)

References

Index

 
   
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