Designing Comprehensive Interventions for High-Functioning Individuals With Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Ziggurat Model, Release 2.0 - Textbook Edition
This textbook presents a process and framework for designing interventions for individuals of all ages with ASD consistent with current special education trends, including response to intervention (RTI), evidence-based practices, and positive behavioral supports.
Designing Comprehensive Interventions for High-Functioning Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder: The Ziggurat Model
is newly updated and expanded with the latest research and a new version of the Underlying Characteristics Checklist for Early Intervention (UCC-EI), in addition to UCC-HF and UCC-CL for individuals with higher functioning and classic autism, respectively.
AAPC textbooks enhance the teaching of undergraduate and graduate courses, as well as certificate programs and professional development workshops, by providing instructors with:
Core topics related to autism spectrum and related disabilities
Evidence-based materials and practical applications for school, home and community
Authors who are experts in the field of autism spectrum disorder
If you're teaching a college course or preparing for an in-house training, turn to The Ziggurat Model 2.0
to cover intervention strategies/comprehensive planning.
Foreword by Gary Mesibov, PhD.
MEET THE AUTHORS
Ruth Aspy, PhD, is a licensed psychologist in private practice with the Ziggurat Group. Dr. Aspy specializes in assessment and intervention for individuals with autism spectrum disorder. She is co-creator of a comprehensive model of intervention. Along with Dr. Barry Grossman, Dr. Aspy has written The Ziggurat Model, winner of the ASA Literary Award of the Year. Dr. Aspy speaks internationally and has experience in clinic and school settings. Aspy and Grossman have co-authored with two colleagues, FBA to Z: Functional Behavior and Intervention Plans for Individuals with ASD.
Barry G. Grossman, PhD, is a licensed psychologist and author. He specializes in assessment and intervention for individuals with autism spectrum disorders. Dr. Grossman, along with Dr. Aspy, wrote The Ziggurat Model — a book on designing interventions for students with high-functioning autism. He and his co-author present on this model nationally. The Ziggurat Model has been adopted at the district-wide and state-wide levels. Aspy and Grossman, along with colleagues, Brenda Smith Myles and Shawn Henry, have co-authored: FBA to Z: Functional Behavior and Intervention Plans for Individuals with ASD.