Rules and Tools for Parenting Children With Autism Spectrum and Related Disorders:
Changing Behavior One Step at a Time
by Judith Coucouvanis, MA, NP, PMHCNS-BC
Rules and Tools for Parenting Children With Autism Spectrum and Related Disorders: Changing Behavior One Step at a Time, gives parents the much-needed information that will empower them to be their child’s best advocates and will ultimately lead to their child reaching his or her limitless potential. It guides parents’ journey toward understanding their child and solving problems related to their behavior. With the 119 rules and tools presented, parents and caregivers are sure to learn everything they need to know when it comes to their child’s behavior. Using checklists, forms, and other practical tools, parents are able to track their child’s progress.
Rules and Tools for Parenting Children With Autism Spectrum and Related Disorders is not just a collection of rules and tools but a comprehensive and systematic way to effectively parent a child with autism. After reading this book, parents can expect successful behavior changes in their child.
About 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, and autism spectrum disorders and co-occurring conditions. She is a national speaker on behavior management, social skills training, psychopharmacology, educational strategies, and toilet training.