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, 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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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..