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Originally published in 2007 by Pro-Ed, Inc. Autism Spectrum Disorders: Applied Behavior Analysis, Evidence and Practice, co-edited by Peter Sturmey and Adrienne Fitzer, has been used by clinicians, professors and parents across the world. With chapters written by some of the most influential researchers and practitioners in the field of autism and applied behavior analysis, the book provides a concise summary of the science of behavior analysis and its applications with people with autism. The practitioner recommendation section at the end of each chapter is a step-by-step “go to,” perfect for a quick reference.

Chapters in Autism Spectrum Disorders: Applied Behavior Analysis, Evidence and Practice

Chapter 1: Autism and Applied Behavior Analysis
Tristram Smith, David McAdam, and Deborah Napolitano

Chapter 2: Behavior Analytic Teaching Procedures: Basic Principles, Empirically Derived Practices
William H. Ahearn, Rebecca MacDonald, Richard B. Graff, and William V. Dube.

Chapter 3:Readiness Skills
Ruth Anne Rehfeldt and Rocio Rosales

Chapter 4: Self-Help Skills
Ruth Anne Rehfeldt and Rocio Rosales

Chapter 5: Social Behavior
Dorothea C. Lerman, Valerie M. Volkert, and Linda LeBlanc

Chapter 6: Communication Intervention
Jeff Sigafoos, Mark F. O’Reilly, Ralf W. Schlosser, and Giulio E. Lancioni

Chapter 7: Functional Approaches to Assessment and Treatment of Problem Behavior in Persons with Autism and Related Disabilities
Richard G. Smith, Timothy R.Vollmer, and Claire St. Peter Pipkin

Chapter 8: Programmatic Issues
Sandra L. Harris, Robert H. LaRue, and Mary Jane Weiss

As per their contract with Pro-ed, dated September 5, 2004, Peter Sturmey and Adrienne Fitzer obtained the copyright to Autism Spectrum Disorders: Applied Behavior Analysis, Evidence, and Practice when Pro-ed discontinued printing the book.