The PRT Pocket Guide: Pivotal Response Treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorders

The PRT Pocket Guide Pivotal Response Treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorders What is Pivotal Response Treatment What s the research behind it what does it look like in practice and what are some good examples of how to use it Now one concise book gives professionals and pare

  • Title: The PRT Pocket Guide: Pivotal Response Treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Author: Robert L. Koegel Lynn Kern Koegel
  • ISBN: 9781598571059
  • Page: 180
  • Format: Paperback
  • What is Pivotal Response Treatment What s the research behind it, what does it look like in practice, and what are some good examples of how to use it Now one concise book gives professionals and parents all the basics of the widely used PRT an empirically supported treatments for autism recognized by the National Professional Development Center on Autism Spectrum DisordWhat is Pivotal Response Treatment What s the research behind it, what does it look like in practice, and what are some good examples of how to use it Now one concise book gives professionals and parents all the basics of the widely used PRT an empirically supported treatments for autism recognized by the National Professional Development Center on Autism Spectrum Disorders and the National Standards Project A great resource for educators, behavior specialists, early interventionists, SLPs, occupational therapists, and families, this reader friendly pocket guide is the perfect introduction to PRT, the popular approach that uses natural learning opportunities to modify pivotal areas of behavior Pioneering autism experts Robert and Lynn Koegel speak directly to the reader, demystifying PRT and clearly explaining why it leads to widespread and rapid progress for children Filled with helpful tips and many practical examples based on actual children, the book reveals the key principles behindmotivating children with natural reinforcersreducing disruptive behavior with PRTencouraging communication and social initiationsdeveloping a challenging curriculum that helps children make progressassessing children meaningfully in natural environmentsclosely collaborating with parents on goals and interventionshelping families weave interventions into everyday routinesensuring that children generalize skills to other settingsdecreasing parents stress and offering positive supportThroughout the book, the Koegels engage readers with down to earth guidance based on best practice, true stories from their decades of experience with children and families, and clear explanations of what the research says about PRT And the end of chapter questions for teachers, therapists, and parents reinforce key points and prepare them for effective PRT implementation An essential first step in PRT training and a must have for every member of a child s support team, this quick and practical introduction will get everyone on board with PRT and equip them with the fundamentals they need to use it in the real world.A featured book in our Better Behavior Kit

    One thought on “The PRT Pocket Guide: Pivotal Response Treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorders”

    1. Very practical, easy to read book with advice I am convinced would help my son more than any method I've read about so far. I wish there were more practitioners that use it. Going to work with our ABA provider to implement this instead of discreet trial.

    2. I have only read a handful of books on autism, and I am approaching them as a parent with a child on the spectrum. With that in mind, this book was worth my time. The sections on motivating children and helping them initiate social encounters were particularly helpful. I also agree with the authors' position that autistic children should be exposed to normally developing children and should be taught how to generalize their lessons (so that they can be applied in new settings).I have no informat [...]

    3. Especially loved the data worksheets :) Its hard to elaborate on PRT, all I know is that this therapy is fun AND very effective.

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