Teaching Communication Skills to Children with Autism

A resource for educators to help students with autism develop functional communication skills

Product Features:

  • Covers conversation skills, social understanding, and verbal language
  • Includes assessments, tips for teaching, and suggestions for motivation and prompting
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Teaching Communication Skills to Children with Autism TCS-02W $25.00
Teaching Communication Skills to Children with Autism eBook - For iBook Only EB-TCS-02W $10.00



A comprehensive overview of methods and strategies for developing functional communication in children and adolescents with autism. Teaching Communication Skills to Children with Autism addresses the needs of nonverbal and beginning communicators, plus children with high functioning autism and Asperger Syndrome. The book provides a PDF on the CD with many valuable reproducibles, like reinforcement preference sheets and symbol recognition assessments.

A unique resource that focuses on the one issue pertinent to all individuals on the spectrum—communication.

Contents include: Assessments, teaching communication skills, motivation and communication, using cues and prompts, teaching verbal language, using AAC, combining methods, following directions, tone of voice and emphasis, echolalia, appropriate communication, conversation skills, developing social understanding, and teaching across environments.

By Pat Crissey, an autism consultant and author of Picture Directions and Getting the Message. Softbound book, 236 pages, 2009.

Available as a printed book or as an Attainment eBook download!

EBook orders will be delivered via download link sent to your email address. Please allow one business day for processing.  


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Additional Info

ISBN 1-57861-691-3
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