Pivotal Response Treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorders, Paperback / softback Book

Pivotal Response Treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorders Paperback / softback


One of the most respected and widely used autism interventions, Pivotal Response Treatment uses natural learning opportunities to modify key behaviors in children-leading to widespread positive effects on communication, behavior, and social skills.

Now the pioneering experts behind PRT have created a comprehensive modern guide to this research-based approach, completely reworked and revised for today's therapists, educators, and parents.

Use the proven PRT approach to* advance children's communication and language skills, even in extremely challenging cases * aid early identification and intervention* improve children's motivation and performance in school * foster friendships with peers during play dates and other social interactions* increase positive behavior by combining functional assessment and self-management strategies * decrease disruptive behavior* help young adults make a smooth transition to college, career, and community lifeStrengthened with new research and more step-by-step guidance, this bestselling PRT guide is now reorganized to support children on their whole developmental trajectory, from infancy through adulthood.

New and revised chapters cover critical topics (see sidebar), and the book's down-to-earth, accessible style ensures that all readers can grasp PRT principles and apply them effectively.

With this proven approach backed by more than 25 years of research, professionals and families will support children with autism as they enjoy more positive interactions, more effective communication, and higher academic achievement.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 296 pages
  • Publisher: Brookes Publishing Co
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Teaching of autistic students
  • ISBN: 9781681252964

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