Newly revised and updated, this ground-breaking technical approach to behavior delves deep into the root causes of contrary behavior in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). This analysis gives way to an extensive chapter detailing a more functional assessment of the child's behaviors. The book concludes with tips and tricks to break the rage cycle, calming techniques, and things to implement family-wide to help the child, and everyone else, that parents and professionals can use in behavioral management.
Reviews and Endorsements:
"This is a must-have resource! Poor emotion regulation has a very real impact on both the individual and those who provide support." -- Barry G. Grossman, PhD; Ziggurat Group "Testimonial"
"As a young adult with autism who has experienced meltdowns, I loved this book! It truly captured what I wish people knew about meltdowns." -- Chloe Rothschild, self-advocate, writer and presenter, young adult with autism "Testimonial"
"They combine practicality and useful information for not only educators and therapists, but also parents who, despite their best efforts, can struggle to understand and find meaningful ways to be supportive." -- Jackie Moen, Executive Director of Common Threads, McFarland, WI "Testimonial"