Quality Activities in Center-Based Programs for Adults with Autism
  • Release Date : 12 August 2016
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Psychology
  • Pages : 92 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128121672
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Download or read book entitled Quality Activities in Center-Based Programs for Adults with Autism by author: Dennis H. Reid which was release on 12 August 2016 and published by Academic Press with total page 92 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Quality Activities in Center-Based Programs for Adults with Autism: Moving from Nonmeaningful to Meaningful describes what constitutes meaningful versus nonpurposeful activities for adults with autism and other severe disabilities in a classroom or center-based program. Then this step-by-step guide presents an evidence-based process for changing nonpurposeful activities, using behavior analytic research and application. The goal is to help ensure adults with autism and other severe disabilities are engaged in week-day activities that truly enhance their income-earning capacity, independence with life skills, day-to-day enjoyment, and overall dignity. Summarizes the existing state of activities for adults with autism and severe disabilities in center-based programs Covers how to empirically assess and monitor participation in meaningful activities Details evidence-based procedures for changing existing activities to become more meaningful Provides maintenance strategies for ensuring activities continue to be meaningful on a daily basis