A Complete ABA Curriculum for Individuals on the Autism Spectrum with a Developmental Age of 7 Years Up to Young Adulthood
By Julie Knapp, PH. D., BCBA-D
Jessica Kingsley Publishers / 2017
Paperback / 512 pages
The first comprehensive ABA program designed specifically for individuals on the autism spectrum aged approximately 7 years up to young adulthood, this complete step-by-step resource contains everything needed to teach advanced skills such as organizational skills, advanced self-care skills, academic and vocational skills and advanced skills for daily living.
Evidence-based, the resource guides instructors step-by-step through using ABA to teach over 140 advanced skills. The program can be individualized to meet the needs and interests of the individual, and instructions are given on how to do this. Accompanying online downloadable content contains the teaching materials needed to implement the program, including over 1000 color picture cards and worksheets, printable copies of the curriculum programs, data forms and checklists. The author also provides guidance on creating an effective ABA teaching environment, as well as a wealth of practical teaching strategies for ensuring therapy success.
This is an unparalleled resource for professionals working with children and young people with ASDs who are looking for a robust and ready-to-implement ABA curriculum. It will be a valuable tool for behaviour analysts, teachers, psychologists, occupational therapists, and students in these fields, as well as to parents working with professionals to implement an ABA program.