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Author Lovaas, O. Ivar (Ole Ivar), 1927-2010, author

Title The autistic child : language development through behavior modification / by O. Ivar Lovaas
Published New York : Irvington Publishers : distributed by Halsted Press, [1977]
New York : Irvington Publishers, ©1977
New York : Distributed by Halsted Press, ©1977
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Description viii, 246 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Basic Principles -- Learning Theory and Language -- Overview of Language Program -- Brief Outline of Language Programs -- Basic Training Principles -- The Children -- Building the First Words and Labels -- Building a Verbal Topography -- Labeling Discrete Events -- Building Abstract Terms -- Relationships Among Objects and Events, and Other Abstract Terms -- Making Language Social and Spontaneous -- Conversation -- Giving and Seeking Information -- Grammatical Skills -- Recall -- Spontaneity -- Storytelling -- Informal Training -- Recordings of Spontaneous Verbalizations -- Reinforcement and the Maintenance of the Language Behavior -- Implications and Speculations -- Relationship to Other Data on Language -- Psycholinguistics and Some Speculations -- Suggestions for Program Changes from Language -- Development in Normal Children -- Suggestions for Program Changes from Discrimination Learning with Autistic Children -- Language Training Manuals -- Labeling Discrete Events -- Prepositions -- Pronouns -- Time Concepts -- Other Simple Abstractions -- Conversational Speech -- Verb Tranformations -- Plural and Singular -- Recall -- Spontaneity Training -- Storytelling -- Some Further Problems in Teaching -- Stopping Echolalia -- Case Studies: Language Acquisition in Three Autistic Children -- Reeve -- Tommy -- Linda
Notes Includes indexes
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-240)
Subject Autism in children.
Autism.
Autistic children -- Behavior modification.
Autistic children -- Education -- Language arts
Autistic children -- Education.
Behavior modification.
Children with disabilities -- Education -- Language arts
Language arts.
Mentally ill children -- Education -- Language arts
Mentally ill children -- Education.
Child.
Infant.
Autistic Disorder.
Behavior Therapy.
Language Development.
LC no. 76005890
ISBN 0470150653
9780470150658