It can be difficult to find quality information about Autism and empirically validated treatment options on the internet. Let us assist you in finding reputable sources regarding effective interventions for your child. Below, we list some good resources to get you started.
Educate Toward Recovery
Turning the Tables on Autism
By Robert Schramm, MA, BCBA
Pivotal Response Treatments
Pivotal Response Treatments for Autism Communication, Social, and Academic Development
By Robert L. Koegel, Ph.D., & Lynn Kern Koegel, Ph.D.,
Verbal Behavior Analysis:
Inducing and Expanding New Verbal Capabilities in Children with Language Delays
By R. Douglas Greer, Denise E. Ross
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Eikeseth, S., Smith, T., Jahr, E.& Eldevik, S. (2002). Intensive behavioral treatment at school for 4-to-7-year-old children with autism. Behavior Modification, 26, 49–68
Eldevik, S., Eikeseth, S., Jahr, E. & Smith, T. (in press). Effects of Low-Intensity Behavioral Treatment for Children With Autism and Mental Retardation. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.
Green, G., B., L. C. & Fein, D.(2002). Intensive behavioral treatment for a toddler at high risk for autism. Behavior Modification, 26, 69–102
Harris, S. L. & Handleman, J. S. (2000). Age and IQ at intake as predictors of placement for young children with autism: A four-to-six-year follow-up. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 30, 137–142
Howard, J. S., Sparkman, C. R., Cohen, H. G., Green, G., Stanislaw, H. (2005). A comparison of behavior analytic and eclectic treatments for children with autism. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 26, 359–383.
Jacobson, J. W. & Mulick, J. A. (2000). System and cost research issues in treatments for people with autistic disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 3, 585–593
Jacobson, J. W., Mulick, J. A., & Green, G. (1998). Cost-benefit estimates for early intensive behavioral intervention for young children with autism ñ general model and single-case statement. Behavioral Interventions, 13, 201–226.
Lovaas, I. O. (1987). Behavioral treatment and normal educational and intellectual functioning in young autistic children. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 55, 3–9
McEachin, J. J., Smith T., & Lovaas, I. O. (1993). Long-term outcome for children with autism who received early intensive behavioral treatment. American Journal on Mental Retardation, 55, 359–372.
Sallows, G. O. & Graupner, T. D. (2005). Intensive behavioral treatment for children with autism: Four-year outcome and predictors. American Journal on Mental Retardation, 110, 417–438
Sheinkopf, Stephen J., Siegel, Bryna (1998). Home-Based Behavioral Treatment of Young Children With Autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 28, 15–23
Smith, T. (1999). Outcome of early intervention for children with autism. ClinicalPsychology: Science and Practice, 6, 36–49
Smith, T., Groen, A. D., Wynn, J. W. (2000). Randomized trail of intensive early intervention for children with pervasive developmental disorder. American Journal on Mental Retardation, 105, 269-285.
Weiss, M.J. (2001) Expanding ABA Intervention in Intensive Programs for Children with Autism: The Inclusion of Natural Environment Training and Fluency Based Instruction. The Behavior Analyst Today, 2 (3), 182–185.