Table of contents for Assessing and developing communication and thinking skills in people with autism and communication difficulties : a toolkit for parents and professionals / Kate Silver.

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1. The Background to the Communication and Thinking Skills 
Assessments and Curricula
The communication assessment and curriculum 
The communication assessment record
The communication curriculum
The thinking skills assessment and curriculum
How we use the communication assessment and curriculum and the thinking skills 
assessment and curriculum
2. The Communication Assessment Record
Introduction
Communication Assessment Record I
Expressive Communication I Functional Use of Communication I 
Understanding of Communication I Social Interaction I Communication 
Assessment Record I: Summary Sheet
Communication Assessment Record II
Expressive Communication II Functional Use of Communication II 
Understanding of Communication II Social Interaction II Communication 
Assessment Record II: Summary Sheet
How we use the quantification summary sheet for the communication assessment 
record
Core communication functions
Quantification Summary Sheet for the Communication Assessment Record
Expressive Communication Functional Use of Communication Understanding 
of Communication Social Interaction
3. The Communication Curriculum
Introduction
Communication Curriculum I
Expressive Communication I: Knowledge, skills and understanding Use of 
Communication I Understanding of Communication I Social Interaction I
Breadth of Study
Communication Curriculum II
Expressive Communication II: Knowledge, skills and understanding Use of 
Communication II Understanding of Communication II Social Interaction II
4. The Thinking Skills Assessment Record
Introduction
Core thinking skills
Thinking Skills Assessment Record
How we use the quantification summary sheet for the thinking skills assessment 
record
Quantification Summary Sheet for the Thinking Skills Assessment Record
5. Thinking Skills Curriculum
Introduction
Links with other curricula
Thinking Skills Curriculum
Attention focus Choices Sequencing and planning Deduction and inference 
 Problem solving Categories Similarities and differences Awareness of 
thoughts and feelings (social cognition) Overview/main point of information 
Ambiguity Implied meaning Truth value Awareness of own skills as a thinker
Glossary
Further Reading

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Autistic children -- Language.
Autistic children -- Education.
Autistic children -- Rehabilitation.
Communicative disorders in children -- Diagnosis.
Communicative disorders in children -- Treatment.
Thought and thinking -- Study and teaching.
Communication -- Study and teaching.