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Teaching Children with Autism to Mind-Read: The Workbook

Teaching Children with Autism to Mind-Read: The Workbook

Julie A. Hadwin, Patricia Howlin, Simon Baron-Cohen

ISBN: 978-1-118-31486-9

Dec 2014, Wiley-Blackwell

160 pages

$27.99

Description

This workbook expands upon the authors? Teaching Children with Autism to Mind-Read: A Practical Guide to present the most effective approaches, strategies, and practical guidelines to help alleviate social and communication problems in individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).
  • Complements the best-selling Teaching Children with Autism to Mind-Read: A Practical Guide for use in practical settings
  • Answers the need for more training of professionals in early interventions for children assessed with ASD called for by the National Plan for Autism
  • Written by a team of experts in the field
  • Covers issues such as how to interpret facial expressions; how to recognize feelings of anger, sadness, fear and happiness; how to perceive how feelings are affected by what happens and what is expected to happen; how to see things from another person?s perspective; and how to understand another person?s knowledge and beliefs
1 Introduction 1
Julie A. Hadwin, Hanna Kovshoff, Simon Baron-Cohen and Patricia Howlin

2 Visual Perspective Taking 9

Level 1: Simple Perspective Taking 10

Level 2: Complex Perspective Taking 14

3 Conceptual Perspective Taking 17

Level 3: Seeing Leads to Knowing 21

Level 4: True Belief 44

Level 5: False Belief 65

Level 6: Embedded Beliefs 106

Appendix 128

Bibliography 137

Postscript 140

Index 145

“Overall, I think this book would be helpful for any professional working with younger children (around 4-12 years) who are on the Autism Spectrum, in developing their social skills through using theory of mind.”  (ACAMH, 26 March2015)