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- DescriptionWhen making the transition to adulthood, young people with Autism Spectrum Disorder can find their opportunities limited by their impaired prosody. Through a program of evidence-based lessons and resources, this book helps to develop verbal and nverbal skills essential to adult life, particularly in the context of looking for a job or social situations. It is a complete curriculum, covering everything from self-calming to fluency and conversational skills, and includes lesson plans, handouts, and homework. The program has been successfully used by the authors in their work with people on the autism spectrum and will be a life-changing resource for professionals as well as for parents and people on the autism spectrum wanting to improve their ability to communicate well.
- Author BiographyDr Michelle Dunn is the Director of the Montefiore Einstein Center for Autism and Communication Disorders, and Professor of Clinical Neurology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Michelle is the author of S.O.S.: Social Skills in our Schools: A Social Skills program for children with Pervasive Developmental Disorders and their typical peers. Larry Harris is a former NFL American Football player turned opera singer. He became a research assistant and vocal therapist at the Montefiore Einstein Center for Autism and Communication Disorders in 2012. Larry uses his experience in both sport and music to help young people understand the mechanics of their voices.
- Author(s)Larry Harris,Michelle Dunn
- PublisherJessica Kingsley Publishers
- Date of Publication21/11/2016
- SubjectClinical Medicine: Professional
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintJessica Kingsley Publishers
- Weight590 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine23 mm
- Illustrator(s)Julia Dunn
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