Written by a team of renowned professionals, this guide highlights skill development in clear and behavioral frameworks, and provides parents and teachers with a wealth of information regarding goals and strategies. Subskills,
prerequisites, and methods of instruction are outlined for each area in a methodical, easy-to-read manner. The book is practical in that it addresses real world issues such as teasing and bullying, conversational development, and
social comprehension. Most individuals with autism spectrum disorder have substantial social challenges. Many receive good and thorough intervention in various areas of the curriculum, but few receive excellent instruction in social
skills. This book will increase the quality of social skill instruction offered to learners on the spectrum.
By Mitchell Taubman, Ron Leaf, and John McEachin. 2011. 256 pages. ISBN 0-97558-599-3. #S6038.