(as of Nov 25,2020 08:20:51 UTC – Details)
Using the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework as a guide, the 24 revised and new chapters provide the information occupational therapy practitioners need to work with individuals with an ASD in client-centered and occupation-based practice.
Section Highlights and Topics
<>Section I: An Introduction to the Autism Spectrum Disorders historical background, neurology, etiology
Section II: Common Strengths and Challenges for Individuals With an ASD diagnosis, communication, socialization, emotional regulation, sensory processing, motor control
Section III: Occupations in Individuals With an ASD individual and family occupations
Section IV: Occupational Therapy Evaluation and Intervention for Individuals With an ASD appropriate techniques, play, self-care, sensory integration, technology
Section IV: Occupational Therapy Practice: Contexts and Use of Evidence early intervention, transitions, evidence-based practice.
Also new to this edition are Did You Know? boxes highlighting statistics or resources that readers can use to further expand their awareness and knowledge of concepts relevant to providing services to individuals with an ASD. This book remains a must-have for occupational therapy students and practitioners at all levels.