Rules and Tools for Parenting Children With Autism and Related Disorders
Changing Behavior One Step at a Time
National Parenting Publications Award Winner!!!*
Step by step, Rules and Tools for Parenting Children With Autism Spectrum and Related Disorders: Changing Behavior One Step at a Time will guide parents throughout their journey toward understanding their child and solving problems related to behavior. Each child with autism spectrum disorder is unique. Because of this, this book is designed to help children with autism spectrum disorder learn. Using the 119 rules and tools presented here in their Parenting Toolbox, parents will now be able to help their child be successful. Using checklists, forms, and other practical tools, parents will eventually develop their child’s personal MAP – Master Action Plan.
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MEET THE AUTHOR
Judith Coucouvanis, MA, PMHCNS-BC, is a psychiatric nurse practitioner at the University of Michigan Department of Psychiatry, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. She has been a clinician for over 35 years, specializing in the treatment of children with developmental disabilities, severe behavior challenges, autism spectrum disorders and co-occurring conditions. She is a national speaker on topics of behavior management, social skills training, psychopharmacology, educational strategies, and toilet training. She is the author of Super Skills: A Social Skills Group Program for Children with Asperger Syndrome, High-functioning Autism and Related Challenges, and the award winning book, The Potty Journey: Guide to Toilet Training Children with Special Needs.