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Teaching conversation to children with autism

Lynn E. McClannahan

Teaching conversation to children with autism

scripts and script fading

by Lynn E. McClannahan

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Woodbine House in Bethesda, MD .
Written in English

  • Autistic children -- Language,
  • Autistic children -- Education,
  • Language arts

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 149-152) and index.

    StatementLynn E. McClannahan, & Patricia J. Krantz.
    SeriesTopics in autism
    ContributionsKrantz, Patricia J.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 160 p. :
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23276030M
    ISBN 101890627321
    ISBN 109781890627324
    LC Control Number2005011499

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Locomotives are like greetings; they get the train going. When a conversation veers off-topic it is like a derailed. "Many children and adults with autism have difficulty communicating, especially starting and maintaining conversation.

Teaching Conversation to Children with Autism is the first book to describe how scripts and script fading can provide a predictable and meaningful structure for children and adults with autism to engage in conversation. Teaching Communication Skills to Children with Autism Introduction Communication is an essential part of everyday life.

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A friendly goodbye sets the stage for having another conversation with the other person the next time you meet. Why Teach Greetings.

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Parents and educators can follow the book’s step-by-step instructions to use scripts (brief pieces of recorded conversation) and script-fading techniques to teach children with autism to initiate and maintain conversation – skills they so often struggle with.

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According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, as of Aprilthe prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is increasing.Approximately 50% of children with autism are functionally mute (Rutter, ), while the remainder of the children who do speak display severe language deficits (e.g., Rimland, ; Wing, ).

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