Interesting Articles and Studies/ Autism Spectrum Disorder

Factsheet for autism therapy: picture exchange communication system (PECS) | Healing Thresholds
http://autism.healingthresholds.com/therapy/picture-exchange-communication-system-pecs

Healing Thresholds. (n.d) Fact sheet for autism therapy:picture exchange communication system (PECS). website: http://autism.healingthresholds.com/therapy/picture-exchange-communication-system-pecs

This site gives a basic explanation of PECS as an augmentative and alternative communication system.

Stokes – SLP Institute
http://slpinstitute.cesa5.org/presenters/stokes

Stokes, S., K.L. (2006) Practical Instructional Strategies & Behavior Management for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. PESI website: http://www.pesi.com

I have a copy of Ms. Stokes notes that she used in a conference that I attended on ASD. It was one of the best conferences I have had the privilege to attend. These notes are bound, but technically not a book. She was a speaker for PESI at this conference.

With Autism Spectrum Disorders in… preview & related info | Mendeley
http://www.mendeley.com/research/red-flags-autism-spectrum-disorders-second-year/

Shumway, S., & Wetherby, A. M. (2009). With Autism Spectrum Disorders in the Second Year of Life. October, 52(October), 1139-1157. Retrieved from http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=2756334&tool=pmcentrez&rendertype=abstract

This is a study that examines the communication profiles of young children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Using Computer-Presented Social S… preview & related info | Mendeley
http://www.mendeley.com/catalog/using-computer-presented-social-stories-video-models-increase-social-communication-skills-children-h/

Sansosti, F. J., & Powell-Smith, K. A. (2008). Using Computer-Presented Social Stories and Video Models to Increase the Social Communication Skills of Children With High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders. Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 10(3), 162-178. SAGE Publications. Retrieved from http://pbi.sagepub.com/cgi/doi/10.1177/1098300708316259

This study investigated the effect of using social stories on the computer. The children in the study were high functioning Asperger’s students.

Social Skills Interventions for C… preview & related info | Mendeley
http://www.mendeley.com/catalog/social-skills-interventions-children-high-functioning-autism-spectrum-disorders/

Schreiber, C. (2010). Social Skills Interventions for Children With High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders. Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 13(1), 49-62. Retrieved from http://pbi.sagepub.com/cgi/doi/10.1177/1098300709359027

This article discusses social strategies/interventions to use with school age children and teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Social stories, written text cues… preview & related info | Mendeley
http://www.mendeley.com/catalog/social-stories-written-text-cues-video-feedback-effects-social-communication-children-autism/

Thiemann, K. S., & Goldstein, H. (2001). Social stories, written text cues, and video feedback: effects on social communication of children with autism. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 34(4), 425-446. Society for the Experimental Analysis of Behavior. Retrieved from http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=1284338&tool=pmcentrez&rendertype=abstract

This study is about teaching communication skills to children with ASD as they communicate with typical peers.

Assistive Technology for Children with Autism
http://www.specialed.us/autism/assist/asst10.htm

Stokes,S. (n.d) Assistive Technology for Children with Autism. website: http://www.specialed.us/autism/assist/asst10.htm

“Written by Susan Stokes under a contract with CESA 7 and funded by a discretionary grant from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. ”

Ms. Stokes discusses various types of assistive technology that can be used with children that have autism.

Is the iPad a ‘Miracle Device’ for Autism? | Fox News
http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2011/03/09/can-apple-ipad-cure-autism/

Brandon, J. (2011, March 9). Is the iPad a ‘Miracle Device’ for Autism?. website: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2011/03/09/can-apple-ipad-cure-autism/

This article discusses the benefits of children with autism being able to use iPads on a regular basis. iPads have been a miracle for some ASD children.

Language Development: Receptive, Expressive, Pragmatic, Oh my!
http://www.lewisandlewis.com.au/uncategorized/language-development-receptive-expressive-pragmatic-oh-my/

Fish, J. (2012, September 24) Language Development: Receptive, Expressive, Pragmatic, Oh my! . Lewis & Lewis. website: http://www.lewisandlewis.com.au/uncategorized/language-development-receptive-expressive-pragmatic-oh-my/

This is a business site. A speech/ language pathologist gives definitions of receptive, expressive, and pragmatic communication..

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