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Author Shane, Howard C., author.

Title Enhancing communication for individuals with autism : a guide to the visual immersion system / by Howard C. Shane, Ph.D. [and seven others]
Published Baltimore ; London ; Sydney : Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (345 p.)
Contents Machine generated contents note: About the Authors -- Howard C. Shane, Ph.D., Emily Laubscher, M.S., CCC-SLP, Ralf W. Schlosser, Ph.D., Holly L. Fadie, M.S., CCC-CLP, James F. Sorce, Ph.D., Jennifer S. Abramson, M.S., CCC-CLP, Suzanne Flynn, Ph.D., CCC-CLP, and Kara Corley, M.S., CCC-CLP -- About the Downloadable Material -- Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Overview of The Visual Immersion Program (VIP) Language Acquisition and Symbolic Competence Tools Used to Support Visual Language and Communication Principles of Assessment Principles of Intervention Protesting Organization and Transitions Requesting Directives Commenting Questions Social Pragmatics Index
Summary How can you help children with moderate to severe autism become more effective communicators? Discover the Visual Immersion System (VIS), a practical, research-based intervention framework that taps into the strong visual processing skills many children on the spectrum have. Youâ€TMll learn how to use readily available resourcesâ€"from photos and symbols to apps and softwareâ€"to create a customized system of visual supports that boost seven key communicative functions (see sidebar). For each of the functions, youâ€TMll get comprehensive how-to guidance on choosing tools and materials, conductin
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-310) and index
Notes English
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Subject Autistic children -- Rehabilitation.
Communicative disorders in children.
EDUCATION / Special Education / General.
MEDICAL / Audiology & Speech Pathology.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1598578553